Implementing the Use of Non-Opioid Medications for Treating Pain in the Hospital Setting

April 27, 2021

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Presenter(s): Sharon Wrona, DNP, PMGT-BC, PNP, PMHS, AP-PMN, FAAN, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and the Director for the Comprehensive Pain and Palliative Care Services at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus Ohio; and, Lauren Renner, MS, PMGT-BC, PNP, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and the Clinical Leader for the Comprehensive Pain Service at Nationwide Children's Hospital

Target Audience: Physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, PAs, and pharmacists.

Webinar Description: Non-opioid medications are showing promise in treating both acute and persistent pain. This presentation will share the journey of implementation of non-opioid analgesics such as gabapentin, ketamine and lidocaine in a pediatric setting.

This presentation will describe how the implementation was made possible by first looking at current evidence and literature then collaborating with key stakeholders throughout the organization.

Examples of how these non-opioid analgesics have been utilized in certain pediatric patient populations, procedures, and medical conditions will be described. Tips and lessons learns from implementation will be discussed.

Educational Objectives:

  • Identify the role of gabapentin, lidocaine and ketamine for managing acute pain.
  • Identify how the implementation was made possible.
  • Identify examples of how these non-opioid analgesics have been utilized in certain pediatric patient populations, procedures, and medical conditions will be described.

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Date:
April 27
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Presenter
Sharon Wrona, DNP, PMGT-BC, PNP, PMHS, AP-PMN, FAAN, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and the Director for the Comprehensive Pain and Palliative Care Services at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus Ohio; and, Lauren Renner, MS, PMGT-BC, PNP, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and the Clinical Leader for the Comprehensive Pain Service at Nationwide Children's Hospital
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