The Critical Outcome of this lesson is to help Emergency Nurses to assess, identify, and manage acute and chronic pain within the emergency setting.
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Define the types of pain and complications of pain management
Delineate pain physiology and mechanisms of addressing pain with medications
Define the general assessment of the patient in pain
Delineate the nursing process and role in the management of the patient with acute and chronic pain
Apply the nursing process when analyzing a case scenario/patient simulation
Predict differential diagnosis when presented with specific information regarding the history of a patient
List and know the common drugs used in the emergency department to manage the painful conditions and conduct procedural sedation
Consider age-specific factors
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