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Pain Management in Children- 2.0 Free CEUs for Nurses

Acute Pain Management in Children: Operative or Medical Procedures– Describe the self-reporting tools that may be appropriate for assessing pain in children.Give examples of types of behavioral and physiological signs that may supplement the self-report.Describe specific pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic management techniques … Continue reading

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Opioid Risk-Reduction Strategies- Free Pharmacology Hours for Advanced Practice Nurses

Tools for Safe Prescribing in Chronic Pain Management– Utilize available screening tools for the effective assessment of patients before initiating opioid therapy. Implement opioid risk-reduction strategies based on a patient’s aberrant behavior. Apply communication strategies to strengthen relationships with patients and … Continue reading

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Free CE for RT- Pain Management Series: Module 2 of 2 – Pain Management Program

Pain Management Module II of II- Pain Management Program Name a strong opioid that has no active metabolites. Identify two adverse effects from PCA analgesia. Define PCA by proxy. List three benefits of Programmed Intermittent Bolus medication administration. Identify a … Continue reading

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2 Free CEUs for Physical Therapists- Contemporary Techniques for Optimum Electrical Stimulation Modalities

Electrical Stimulation Modalities Describe the considerations, indications, contraindications, and precautions associated with electrical stimulation modalities. Relate proven and contemporary techniques for optimum TENS modality treatment that is research-based. Examine ways to apply contemporary techniques for optimum interferential Estim modality treatment … Continue reading

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Free Pharmacology Hours for Nurse Practitioners- Intrathecal Drug Delivery for Chronic Pain Managment

Intrathecal Drug Delivery for Chronic Pain – Selecting Patients and Optimizing Long-term Outcomes– Chronic pain affects an estimated 100 million adults in the United States. Because of the diversity of patient background and of chronic pain conditions, mechanisms, and clinical … Continue reading

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Free CE for RT- Pain Management Series: Module 1 of 2 – The Problem of Pain

Pain Management Module I: The Problem of Pain– State the definition of pain. Discuss barriers to care and misconceptions surrounding pain management. List three physiological complications to unrelieved and/or undertreated pain. Describe clinical assessment of pain. 1.0 Free CEUs for … Continue reading

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Complex Regional Pain Syndrome- Free AOTA CEU for Occupational Therapists

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome List all of the criteria required to establish work-relatedness for an occupational disease. Describe the risk factors that may help prevent Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS). Understand the symptoms and signs of CRPS. Explain the treatment … Continue reading

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Free CE for PT- Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome List all of the criteria required to establish work-relatedness for an occupational disease. Describe the risk factors that may help prevent Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS). Understand the symptoms and signs of CRPS. Explain the treatment … Continue reading

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Successful Intrathecal Pain Managment: Best Practice Strategies- Free CEU for Pharmacists

Strategies for Success in Intrathecal Pain Management– Optimal pain management is a national healthcare priority and we have come a long way in improving the safe and effective use of opioid therapy for patients with both acute and chronic pain. … Continue reading

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Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Treatments for Chronic Pain- Free CEU for OT

Chronic Pain– Pain is the most common reason for seeking medical care.  Because chronic (long term) pain can be resistant to many medical treatments and can cause serious problems, people who suffer from chronic pain often turn to complementary and … Continue reading

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Free AANP CEUs for ANPs: Making Referrals to Pain Specialists- When & How

When Should You Make a Referral to a Pain Specialist?– Pain is a common symptom that a general practitioner faces in patients. Due to commonality, pain medication is among the most abused prescription medications in the US today. Despite these … Continue reading

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Pain Management in Older Adults- Free Pharmacology Hours for ANPs

Overcoming Barriers to Successful Pain Management in Older Adults– Approximately 76 million Americans suffer from chronic pain each year. Pain is a primary symptom of most chronic conditions, such as cancer, diabetes, arthritis, fibromyalgia, and many neurological disorders. As such, … Continue reading

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Free Pharmacy CEU- Pain Management in the Elderly

PAIN MANAGEMENT IN THE ELDERLY– List the most common issues surrounding concomitant use of NSAIDs and other OTC pain medications. Evaluate the primary pharmacologic issues impacting the management of elderly patients with chronic pain. 1.0 Free CEUs for Pharmacists This course … Continue reading

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Safe Opioid Prescribing- 2 Free AMA CME for Physicians

Strategies for Safe Opioid Prescribing- Implement strategies for safe and effective use of opioids in chronic pain conditions. Select approaches to evalute the risk of aberrant behavior and misuse of opioids. Select approaches to educate patients about the safe use of opioids. 2.0 … Continue reading

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Intractable Pain Management- Free Nursing CEUs

Getting Ahead of Persistant and Intractable Pain:A Multimodal Approach to Analgesia–The undertreatment of pain in patients with cancer and other terminal illnesses is an unmet clinical need. Intrathecal administration of analgesic agents is one of the therapeutic options for managing … Continue reading

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Free Pharmacology Hours for Nurse Practitioners- Safe Opioid Prescribing

Strategies for Safe Opioid Prescribing– Implement strategies for safe and effective use of opioids in chronic pain conditions. Select approaches to evalute the risk of aberrant behavior and misuse of opioids. Select approaches to educate patients about the safe use of opioid. 2.0 … Continue reading

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Managing Chronic Low Back Pain- Free AMA CME for Physicians

Management of Chronic Lower Back Pain: Non-Opioid Treatments to Improve Outcomes– Low back pain (LBP) is the second most common cause of disability in adults and the fifth most common reason for all physician visits in the United States. It is … Continue reading

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2 Free Pharmacology Hours for APNs- Managing Chronic Long Term Opioid Therapy

A Case-Based Approach to Chronic Pain and Long-Term Opioid Therapy– Primary care physicians are skilled at managing comorbidities in their patients, yet they face a dilemma when it comes to managing chronic pain because the pharmacologic treatment of choice, opioid … Continue reading

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