Pain Management and End of Life Bundle

Pain Management and End of Life Bundle

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Certificate in Pain Assessment and Management

(14 contact hours) Pain assessment and management is a crucial part of compassionate and effective patient care. Many providers, patients, patients' families, and regulatory agencies are requiring health care providers to be more accurate with their pain assessment skills and more effective in their pain management strategies. Scientific advancements in the understanding of the mechanisms of pain, multidisciplinary methods of assessment and management, and the improvement of medications to treat pain have contributed to the wealth of knowledge in this area.

This certificate program is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of health care professionals who work with patients who are in pain. By providing an educational experience that examines key issues related to pain assessment and management, this certificate program will gives you the relevant and practical information you'll need to improve your practice and provide the most effective care to your patients.

Program Benefits

Your Certificate in Pain Assessment and Management will distinguish you as a knowledgeable, skilled, and committed professional in the field of health care. The program:

  • provides sound knowledge about the newest methods of pain assessment and management,
  • builds skills and competencies,
  • fulfills continuing education requirements for many professionals, and
  • enhances professional marketability.

Participants

This certificate program is targeted toward health care professionals of all levels and in all positions.

It is also relevant for nursing assistants, social workers, occupational therapists, recreation therapists, physical therapists, respiratory therapists, health care administrators, personal care assistants, and volunteers.

Note:  All healthcare providers are responsible for checking the "Accreditation" list to determine if this course awards contact hours for their profession.

Curriculum

The Certificate in Pain Assessment and Management program includes 6 courses, each 2 contact hours in length, for a total of 12 contact hours.

  1. Pain Theory and Assessment Principles
  2. Interventions and Treatment of Pain
  3. Pain Management in the Adult: Acute and Chronic Pain
  4. Pain Management in Special Populations: Children and the Elderly
  5. Pain Management in Special Populations: Surgery, Cancer, and HIV
  6. Treatment of Pain at the End of Life

Certificate in End of Life Care

(19 contact hours) End-of-life care presents health care professionals as well as patients and family members with many challenges and dilemmas. Education in the holistic and integrative care of individuals at the end of life builds on and expands professional competencies and brings healing and transformation. 

The Certificate in End-of-Life Issues represents a specialization in the field of caring for those who are experiencing a terminal illness. It is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of individuals who work with dying patients by providing a multidisciplinary educational experience. 

Program Benefits:

The Certificate in End of Life Care distinguishes you as a knowledgeable, skilled, and committed professional in this special field of health care. The program

  • enhances professional marketability,
  • builds skills and competencies,
  • fulfills continuing education requirements for many professionals, and
  • develops an interdisciplinary perspective on end-of-life care.

Career Opportunities:

This certificate program provides you with the knowledge and skills to effectively meet the needs of individuals who are experiencing chronic, terminal illnesses through a wide range of professional career paths. There are opportunities in nursing, teaching, administration, and research that focus on the needs and interests of these patients. These opportunities also exist within government programs and agencies; public and private institutions that provide health, education, and social services; research centers; special interest groups; colleges and universities; and corporate human resources divisions.

Participants:

This certificate is relevant for registered nurses, nurse practitioners, licensed vocational or practical nurses, nursing assistants, social workers, occupational therapists, recreation therapists, physical therapists, respiratory therapists, administrators, psychologists, personal care assistants, volunteers, physicians, chiropractors, clergy, physical fitness professionals, adult children of aging parents, and individuals currently working with or planning to work with the terminally ill.

Note:  All healthcare providers are responsible for checking the "Accreditation" list to determine if this course awards contact hours for their profession.

Curriculum:

The Certificate in End of Life Care consists of the following eight courses.

  1. End-of-Life Issues: Ethical Issues
  2. End-of-Life Issues: Hospice and Palliative Care
  3. End-of-Life Issues: Pain Assessment and Management
  4. End-of-Life Issues: Physiologic Changes
  5. End-of-Life Issues: Death, Dying, and Grief
  6. Cultural Considerations at the End of Life
  7. Pediatric End of Life Care: Compassion and Caring
  8. Caregiving at the End of Life: Issues and Considerations

Accreditation:

ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC was awarded Accreditation with Distinction, the highest recognition awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Accreditation Program.

ALLEGRA Learning Solutions courses are acceptable for CE contact hours in all states.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 14693, for the stated number of contact hours.

ALLEGRA Learning Solutions courses are approved for continuing education credit for diabetes educators. All ANCC accredited courses are accepted for continuing education credit by the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators (NCBDE).

No individual in a position to control content for this activity has any conflicts of interest or relevant financial relationships to declare.

There is no commercial support being received for this activity. 

Suite bundles are not eligible for partial drops or refunds. Transfers to other open sessions of the same course are available. Please refer to your school for additional details regarding drops, transfers, and refunds on Suite bundles.

 

Enrollment Options:
Instructor-Led
Course Code: B9064
Start Dates*Oct 16 | Nov 13 | Dec 11 | Jan 15
*Choose start date in cart
$159.00

Requirements

The Certificate in Pain Assessment and Management consists of a total of six lessons. You must complete all lessons to receive your certificate.

To complete each lesson, click on the lesson title that you would like to complete. When you are ready to take the final for each lesson, proceed to the Finals section and select the final you wish to take.

You must pass the final exam in all lessons with a score of 80% or higher AND complete the Evaluation Form in order to receive your Certificate of Completion. Finals are graded as Pass or No Pass. Receipt of your certificate indicates successful completion of the course and that you have passed all final exams with a score of 80% or greater. You may retake final exams as many times as necessary within the six week duration of the program at no additional charge.  

The Certificate in End of Life Care consists of a total of eight lessons. You must complete all lessons to receive your certificate.

To complete each lesson, click on the lesson title that you would like to complete. When you are ready to take the final for each lesson, proceed to the Finals section and select the final you wish to take.

You must pass the final exam in all lessons with a score of 80% or higher AND complete the Evaluation Form in order to receive your Certificate of Completion. Finals are graded as Pass or No Pass. Receipt of your certificate indicates successful completion of the course and that you have passed all final exams with a score of 80% or greater. You may retake final exams as many times as necessary within the six week duration of the program at no additional charge.