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Pain Management

Health care and its views towards pain has drastically changed over the last thirty years. Severe pain is now viewed as an emergency situation deserving prompt treatment. Untreated pain can increase morbidity and mortality in long-term care. This course will review the nature and physiology of pain, types of pain, pain misconceptions, consequences of untreated pain factors affecting pain, assessment of pain, treatment of pain, and documentation.

Long-Term Care

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