Reduction of Pain in an Adult In-Patient Medicine Unit

Identification: MSNJ2219
Issue: November-December 2022
Volume: Vol. 31/No. 6
Credits (Post Test and/or Evaluation Required)
Available until 12/31/2024
  • 1.30 - CH


AMSN members may access the article through their mailed copy as well as the emailed electronic edition. PDFs of articles will no longer be available in the online library.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this education activity, the learner will be able to discuss the role of mobility as a means to improve pain.

Contact hours available until 12/31/2024.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Disclosure of relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies (planners, faculty/speakers, reviewers, authors):

The author(s), editor, editorial committee, content reviewers, and education director reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this nursing continuing professional development article.

Commercial Support:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
This education activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

Anthony J Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nurses, Provider Number CEP 5387.

This article was reviewed and formatted for contact hour credit by Michele Boyd, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, AMSN Education Director.


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Reduction of Pain in an Adult In-Patient Medicine Unit

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Jennielene Reyes
2/11/23 1:55 pm

this article help the nurses to be able to reinforce the importance of mobility in reducing pain.

Mandy Bewkes
4/14/23 2:13 am

At times it is so hard to ensure pain is addressed. It is one more thing to do around an already very busy day. The upside of course is that the patient who may have chronic or Acute pain, will feel supported and cared for.

Maria Libano
5/3/23 7:59 pm

Reducing pain is one of the goals nurses try to achieve in the medical surgical units and this article teaches nurses the best way to achieve that goal.

Liezl Nelson
6/5/23 1:11 am

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Nirmal Sharma
8/20/23 11:56 pm


Jayne Alviola
9/3/23 2:20 am

Our Med Surg unit see a high number of patients experiencing pain. This article provides great ideas on achieving ways on how to reduce pain.