Pain Management: Pain Treatment Programs for Special Patient Populations

This last of four programs on pain management will examine the development of pain management programs for special populations: those who deny their pain, those not fully conscious, those with dementia, and age-specific groups from neonates to the elderly.


After completing this course, you should be able to:

1. Discuss how patient education can enhance pain management strategies.
2. Explain why pain management is an important aspect of care for the unconscious patient.
3. Describe the assessment of pain in the cognitively impaired patient.
4. List reasons why pain assessment can be difficult in the infant, pediatric, and adolescent populations.
5. Explain the role of EMLA cream in pain management.
6. Discuss reasons for altering the usual adult dosages of analgesics in the elderly patient.
Price: $299.00 USD

Product ID: CLP240
Media: DVD
Year: 2015
Duration: 23:00 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Pain Management
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