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National Symposium 2014

060 - Pain Management: Not Just a Bandage and an Aspirin

Apr 13, 2014 1:15pm ‐ Apr 13, 2014 4:00pm


Pain management is a challenge for many providers who deal with nephrology patients. This workshop will help participants develop an understanding of the patho - physiology of pain, the common sources of chronic pain, and the pharmacologic and alternate therapies used to treat pain.

Contact hours available until 4/16/2016.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.

Speaker, Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Speaker(s) have no disclosures to declare.

Planning Committee:
• Annette Hood discloses that she is a member of the Amgen speakers’ bureau.
• Denise Murcek discloses other financial/material support as an employee of the VA Medical Center.
• Elizabeth St. John discloses other financial/material support as an employee of Fresenius Medical Care.
• Kyra Trappett discloses other financial/material support as an employee of DaVita.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses’ Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

ANNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 00910.

• Compare and contrast the pathways and responses of acute pain to chronic pain.
• Identify chronic pain syndromes, including those experienced by patients with kidney disease.
• Explore the use of multimodal pain management strategies in the management of chronic pain in patients with kidney disease.


  • Maureen F. Cooney, DNP, FNP-BC, Pain Management Nurse Practitioner, Westchester Medical Center

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