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Presenter(s): Marian Wilson, PhD, MPH, RN-BC, Washington State University and Terence McCarthy, MD, Head of Emergency Medicine, Vice Chair Clinical Sciences at Texas Christian University and University of North Texas Medical School
Recording link coming soon!
Webinar description: The webinar will share results from a recent research study which explored relationships between opioid prescribing practices and patient satisfaction scores among patients with high utilization of the emergency department for pain relief. Practical hands-on skills for healthcare workers will be offered for effective communication and screening tools will be provided that can be used to identify patient needs.
- Recognize determinants of patient satisfaction for emergency department encounters involving frequent visitors with pain complaints.
- Identify appropriate screening strategies to assist in proper diagnosis and treatment care plans.
- Understand the importance of prioritizing personalized care for patients with pain complaints in a fast-paced environment.
Continuing education information: The Greater Kansas City Chapter of the American Society for Pain Management Nursing is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. This course offering has been submitted for approval for 1.0 nursing contact hour applicable for APN, RN, LPN, and LMHT relicensure.