Field Guide to Pain Management
Nursing2004 Symposium
1.5 contact hours

Learn how to assess patients for pain in the acute care setting using standard pain assessment scales as well as pain assessment techniques for critically ill, nonverbal, and intubated patients. Then focus on successfully using both old and new pain medications, patient-controlled analgesia, and epidural pain management. Review case studies and participate in discussion and problem solving. 
RUN TIME: Approximately 60 minutes.

Catheter Lumen Occlusion
Nursing2004 Symposium
1.5 contact hours

Your patient has an implanted port and is to receive several types of medications while he's hospitalized. As you flush the catheter, you meet slight resistance and can't get a blood return. Catheter occlusion is a growing problem with all types of central venous catheters. Correct assessment of the problem, along with appropriate nursing interventions, can prevent many bad outcomes for your patients. Learn about the many causes of occlusion, proper management of each type of occlusion, and nursing interventions to prevent the problem in the first place. 
RUN TIME: Approximately 66 minutes.

  PLEASE NOTE: These audio presentations requires that your computer be equipped with a speaker(s).

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