This session will explain the differences between addiction, tolerance, and pseudo-addiction; define different types of pain and how to assess a patient who reports pain accurately; and provide examples of pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies available to medical-surgical nurses to assist the patient experiencing pain.
Contact hours available until 9/14/2016.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Faculty, Planners, Authors, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Faculty, planners, authors, and speakers have no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: This educational activity has been co-provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. and Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC-COA)
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered nursing, Provider Number, CEP 5387.
Objectives: • Identify bias regarding pain management • Explain the differences between addiction, tolerance, and pseudo-addiction • Accurately assess and manage pain