Managing pain in patients with CKD is a challenge. This session focuses on the pathophysiology of acute and chronic pain as well as pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatment options. Given the current national opioid epidemic, discussion also addresses this patient care issue.
Contact hours available until 9/25/19.
Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Conferences Committee Disclosures:
- Elizabeth St. John – Employee, Fresenius Kidney Care
- Marijo Johnson - Employee, Fresenius Medical Care
Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: There are no other disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction 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.
Nephrology nurses will state an increased comfort level at developing an effective plan of care for CKD patients with pain control needs.
DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, AOCNP, ONCC,
Assistant Professor Clinical Nursing,
University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX