Palliation of Pain
We offered this webinar on December 8, 2016 and August 10, 2017.
Managing a patient’s pain near the end of life is a top priority of hospice care. The goal of this webinar is to teach healthcare professionals to effectively manage a patient’s pain using all available tools, including pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions, based on the etiology or etiologies of the pain.
Key points of this webinar:
- Employ appropriate pharmacological interventions for pain utilizing the WHO Analgesic Ladder as a guide
- Articulate and follow the guidelines of effective pain management
- Select and utilize appropriate adjuvant analgesics when indicated
- Identify various non-pharmacological interventions for the management of pain