Opioids: Not Just for Pain Relief in Palliative and End of Life Care

June 28, 2017

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Presenter(s): Holly Swensen, MSN, APRN, BC, ACHPN, Saint Alphonsus Cancer Care

About the webinar: The goal/purpose of this activity is to review opioid use in palliative and end of life care.

Educational objectives:

  • Identify symptoms that are aided by the use of opioids.
  • Increased knowledge of how opioids work to help in control of additional symptoms plus pain.
  • Review possible pain syndrome related to palliative and end of life care. (Chronic, Acute, Malignant and End of Life Pain)
  • Review the most common opioid routes of administration in end of life care.
  • Understand the ethics of opioid use at end of life as stated by the position statement of the American Society for Pain Management Nursing® and Hospice Palliative Nurses Association.

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Note: This archive webinar is not designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.


June 28, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Holly Swensen, MSN, APRN, BC, ACHPN, Saint Alphonsus Cancer Care
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