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Michigan: Pain and Symptom Management

Michigan: Pain and Symptom Management

Michigan: Pain and Symptom Management

Lauren Robertson, BA, MPT
Lauren Robertson, BA, MPT
on behalf of ATrain Education

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Launch date: 23 Mar 2017
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Last updated: 04 Apr 2017

Reference: 175550

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Description

Key points of Michigan’s pain policies plus Joint Commission regulations for pain management. Covers major categories of pain, common sources of pain, assessment and management in various special populations including children, older adults, and those at the end of life. Describes safe use of opioids for pain management and issues related to the abuse of prescribed opioids.

Objectives

Objectives
Describe the prevalence of pain in the United States.

Identify the two core principles that underlie the Michigan Model Core Curriculum on Pain Management.

State three differences between acute and chronic pain.

Relate the five most common sources of pain.

Describe three differences each between physiologic and behavioral responses during the assessment of pain.

Explain three differences between the Self-Management and the Pain Medicine models of pain management.

Identify the three components of analgesic pain management.

Summarize three complications often found in the management of pain in patients at the end of life.

Define tolerance, dependence, and addiction.

Relate three issues related to the abuse of opioid analgesics in the United States.
Lauren Robertson, BA, MPT

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Lauren Robertson, BA, MPT
on behalf of ATrain Education

Lauren Robertson earned a BA in Biology from Mills College in Oakland, California, and a Master's degree in Physical Therapy from the University of California at San Francisco. Lauren is the founder and co-owner of ATrain Education (atrainceu.com) and she has written or co-written more than two hundred courses on a wide range of topics for her continuing education website. She is certified as a trainer on Alzheimer's disease and related dementias by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs

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This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • 3.50 Hours

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