Pain: The Fifth Vital Sign
Provided by Avera Education & Staffing Solutions
- Differentiate three catagories of pain.
- Compare and contrast assessment of pain based on lifespan considerations;
- Evaluate the indications for the use of medications for pain management; and
- Critique non-pharmacological interventions utilized to reduce and augment analgesic use.
Direction for Successful Completion of this CNE Activity: For successful completion of this continuing nursing education activity, participants must do all of the following:
- Watch the entire program;
- Successfully complete the post-test; passing score is 85%;
- Submit the completed evaluation form; and
- Complete the electronic CNE Request.
Conflicts of Interest (or lack thereof) for Planners and Presenters: Becky Wolff, RN, MSN, MA, is an Assistant Professor of Health Sciences at University of South Dakota. She has 20 years experience in clinical and nursing management, 15 years of experience in nursing education (baccalaureate, associate, and LPN), and 10 years private practice in holistic treatment of patients with pain. She is certified in Healing Touch, Clinical Aromatherapy and Instructor of Clinical Aromatherapy, and is a Reiki Master, Archetypal Reader, and Master of Crystology. All information presented in this continuing nursing education activity by Ms. Wolff has been done fairly and without bias.
All individuals involved in the planning and presenting of this program attest that they have no conflict of interest, including no relevant financial relationships with any commercial companies pertaining to this CNE activity.
Commercial/Sponsor Company Support: There is no commercial company or sponsor support for this CNE activity.
Non-Endorsement of Products: Avera Education & Staffing Solutions' approval status refers only to continuing nursing education activities and does not imply that there is real or implied endorsement of any product, service, or company referred to in this activity nor of any company subsidizing costs related to the activity.
Off-Label Product Use: This CNE activity does not include any unannounced information about off-label use of a product for a purpose other than that for which it was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Any off-label use will be identified as such in the presentation and will be discussed verbally by the presenter.
Enduring Materials: This educational activity provides 1.5 contact hours for continuing nursing education upon successful completion, and expires November 30, 2014.
For questions relating to the content of this presentation, please contact Becky Wolff at Avera Education & Staffing Solutions (605) 668-8475 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please reference the program title as your subject.
This activity has been submitted to the Washington State Nurses Association Continuing Education Approval & Recognition Program (CEARP) for approval to award contact hours. The Washington State Nurses Association Continuing Education Approval & Recognition Program (CEARP) is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.