Pain Management and Ethics, Part 1: What’s the Right Thing To Do? - WEB-CMEZ371

Pain Management and Ethics, Part 1: What’s the Right Thing To Do?

by Esther Bernhofer, PhD, RN-BC, CPE
WEB-CMEZ371
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This course is credentialed for:
Medicine (0.50 Credits)
Physician (0.50 Credits)

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Summary:

Healthcare professionals weigh decisions on how to care for patients with pain. With the backdrop of the opioid epidemic and current opioid misuse situations, it may seem that the struggle to determine “the right thing to do” is even more complex. Join a pain management expert for an interesting discussion of how ethics and personal experiences collide in the complex pain management conversation.

Objectives:

The goal of this webinar is to examine and discuss the ethics of pain-management and how we view pain. Upon completion of the webinar, learners will be able to:
  • Discuss why managing patients’ pain is unique and must be considered in an ethical context
  • Describe how the four basic principles of ethics are relative to pain management
 

 
Esther I. Bernhofer, PhD, RN-BC, CPE, Nurse Scientist II, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, discloses that she has previously received teaching and speaking fees from Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals.
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, ARNPs/APRNS, nursing assistants, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, physicians, and physician assistants.
 
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Disclosures
 
There is no commercial support provided for this online educational activity.

Course Originally Released on: 7/12/2019
Date of Most Recent Review: 7/12/2019
Course Termination/Update Date: 7/12/2022

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

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