Online - 2023 Substance Abuse Education for Nurses - Preventing Opioid Addiction in Children with Chronic Pain

Catherine Soprano, MD, and Katherine Slamon, PhD, describes a multimodal approach to pain management for children with chronic pain. This approach when utilized successfully can improve quality of life for these children and reduces risk of opioid use or misuse.

This activity provides education on substance abuse which can be utilized to meet part of the license renewal requirements.

Target Audience

Registered Nurses and other healthcare professionals.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the differences both in mechanism and treatment of acute pain vs. chronic pain.
  2. Understand how to discuss chronic pain with patients and families.
  3. Understand both pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment strategies for helping youth and their families to manage chronic pain.

 

Contact Information: If you have any questions regarding this course please contact the Course Coordinator, Tracy Savitz: Tracy.Savitz@nemours.org

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ANCC Nursing Contact Hour

    Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    This activity is designated for 1.00 contact hours.

  • 1.00 Continuing Education
    This activity is designated for 1.00 continuing education credits.
Course opens: 
01/01/2024
Course expires: 
05/31/2025
Cost:
$0.00

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None of the planners or presenters for this educational activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ANCC Nursing Contact Hour

    Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    This activity is designated for 1.00 contact hours.

  • 1.00 Continuing Education
    This activity is designated for 1.00 continuing education credits.

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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