Nursing Fellowship Pain CORE Education Day June 4th 2021
This event is designed to explore all of the different pain services and how they all can work together for managing an infant, child, and adolescents pain. By educating the nurse on all of the modalities that are available they are able to be the best advocate for the patient.
After attending this event, the learner will be able to:
- Apply evidence based practice and project management skills to their own fellowship projects to be able to provide measurable outcomes
- Identify different skills learned throughout the class and apply it to your nursing care to better care for your patients in pain
- Differentiate between normal pediatric issues and ethical issues that should be addressed and how they should be addressed
- Identify the concepts of chronic pain in the pediatric patient and identify ways to manage their treatment in their everyday care
- Apply concepts of palliative care to their own practice when caring for patients with end of life decisions
- Describe systemic and regional analgesia options for pediatric patients.
- Recognize and adapt screening tools for addiction risks and existing substance abuse disorders.
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 6.5 contact hours.
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 6.50 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 6.50 Attendance