Webinar

Pain Management and Opioids

3/27/2018 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM Eastern Standard Time

Presenter: Heather Calhoun, RN, BSN, HCS-D, COS-C, HCS-H Director of Hospice, Special Projects & Appeals, Home Health Solutions, LLC

Managing pain in our patients is an ongoing balancing act.  Keeping those patients from unnecessary suffering is at the heart of what Homecare agencies, especially Hospice agencies, do.  Yet simply prescribing and administering opioids is not always the right answer.  Join us for this educational webinar that will help you learn the right Pain Management solutions and improve your understanding of Opioids.

 

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When: 3/27/2018

Time: 2:00 PM EST

Duration: 01:15:00 minutes

Cost: $79.00 per person

Continuing Education This course is approved for 1 contact hour(s) of Continuing Education for: Nursing

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Description

*This education session is approved for one (1) contact hour of Continuing Education for Nursing 

Managing pain in our patients is an ongoing balancing act. Keeping those patients from unnecessary suffering is at the heart of what Homecare agencies, especially Hospice agencies, do. Yet simply prescribing and administering opioids is not always the right answer. Join us for this educational webinar that will help you learn the right Pain Management solutions and improve your understanding of Opioids.

Education Overview

Heather Calhoun of HHS is the presenter for this education session. This will be a very thorough review of the basics of Pain Management and Opioids. Whether a beginner in the Hospice and Homecare world, or a veteran clinician – this education will applicable and actionable for you and your agency. The specific learning objectives for this education are: 

  • Define the different types of pain and how to identify them
  • Understanding the factors that cause pain and how to address those factors
  • Review of proper pain control protocols and steps of treatment
  • Learn the basics of Opioids and the different types of Opioids
  • Opioid equivalencies, dosing regimens, and side effects 

Educational Materials to be provided with this education:

  • Copy of the Power Point presentation
  • Pain & Opioid Reference Guides 
*Curaport, LLC is an approved provider of Continuing Education by the California Board of Registered Nursing.  All states accept this certification for their licensure requirements.  No refund shall be given, except for any change in date or time or the webinar.  In such case, a full refund shall be given to the registrant upon their request. 

About the Educator – Heather Calhoun, RN, BSN, COS-C, HCS-D, HCS-H 

Heather is a Home Health and Hospice professional with 20 years of experience. Heather has an extensive background in education, and is an expert in preparing an agency for accreditation, corrective action plans, appeals, and all hospice operations. She has experience with webinars and has been a speaker at several conferences.

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