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.
Objectives: • 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.
Pain Management Nurse Practitioner,
Westchester Medical Center
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