Presenter(s):Marian Wilson, PhD, MPH, RN, PMGT-BC, Associate Professor, Washington State University College of Nursing
Note: Once the live event has passed, please allow two weeks for the recording and slide presentations to be posted.
This webinar is designed for physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, PAs, and pharmacists. The live webinar is accredited for nurses.
Webinar Description: The presentation will present recent research findings that highlight existing symptom burdens and barriers to relief for adults prescribed opioids for chronic pain or opioid use disorder. The speaker will review best practice recommendations for non-pharmacologic pain management and offer strategies healthcare professionals can adopt to address undermanaged symptom control that can lead to opioid misuse, overdose, and death.
Review patient perspectives regarding symptom burdens when prescribed opioids
Recognize influences on patients’ choice of non-pharmacologic symptom management treatment options
Identify assessment and communication strategies to assist shared decision-making in symptom management
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 nursing contact hours applicable for RN, LPN and LMHT relicensure.
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