What You’ll Learn

  1. Assess patient factors that affect effective pan management
  2. Identify barriers to the efficacy of the pain management plan
  3. Develop an individualized care plan for safe pain management

What You’ll Earn

Only CAPC members who are logged in can earn the following free Continuing Education Credits:

  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • Case Management: 1.25 CE
  • Nursing: 1.00 CNE, 0.50 Pharmacotherapy
  • Social Work: 1.25 CE (NYSED)
  • Social Work: 1.00 CE (NASW)

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Tools & Resources

Course 3: Patient Stories
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Case examples used in the CAPC curriculum to illustrate pain management techniques.

Course 3 References: Patient Factors that Influence Prescribing Decisions
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Course citations. Center to Advance Palliative Care, 2015.

Treating Constipation at Home

Sample protocol for managing constipation. Organizations can create similar protocols in collaboration with referring clinicians and pharmacists.

Pain Management Glossary

Key terms related to pain and pain management. Center to Advance Palliative Care, 2015.

Analgesics Fact Sheet

When to use - and when to avoid - 6 classes of analgesics including acetaminophen, NSAIDs, opioids, antiepileptics, antidepressants, and corticosteroids.

Constance Dahlin, MSN, ANP-BC, ACHPN, FPCN, FAAN. Consultant, Center to Advance Palliative Care.

Jaime Goldberg, MSW, LCSW, ACHP-SW. PhD student, University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Social Work.

Philip Higgins, PhD, LICSW. President, Lighthouse Counseling of Salem, Inc.

Lynn Hill Spragens, MBA. Partner, Spragens & Gualtieri-Reed.

Jay R. Horton, PhD, ACHPN, FNP-BC, MPH, CENP. Director of Nursing Safety, Quality, and Performance Improvement Mount Sinai Hospital. Assistant Professor Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Khadidjatou Kane, MD. Oncology Hospitalist, Assistant Professor of Hospital Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

Lolita Melhado, MSN, ARNP, FNP-BC. Family Nurse Practitioner/Palliative Care, Gulf Coast Medical Center - Lee Memorial Health System.

Bridget Montana, MSN, APRN, FPCN, MBA. Hope HealthCare Services, Chief Operating Officer.

Colleen Mulkerin, MSW, LCSW. Director Palliative Care Consult Service, Hartford Hospital.

Drew Rosielle, MD, FAAHPM. Palliative Care, Fairview Health Services, University of Minnesota Medical School.

David Weissman, MD. President, Palliative Care Education, LLC.

Sherika S. Newman, DO. Hospice & Palliative Medicine, Family Medicine Piedmont Healthcare.*

Karl Bezak, MD. Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, University of Pittsburg (UPMC).*

Sivan Ben-Moshe, MD. Fellow, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Sachin Kale, MD. Fellow, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Katie Wang, MD. Fellow, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

*indicates ABIM Peer Reviewer

Contact information: For answers to frequently asked questions about CAPC courses, read the Online Course FAQ. For technical questions about course activity, email [email protected]. For questions about continuing education credits, contact 201-957-0077.

Provided by the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Course 1: Comprehensive Pain Assessment

Course 1 of 14

Conducting a comprehensive pain assessment to guide safe and effective treatment.

Course 2: Matching the Drug Class to the Pain

Course 2 of 14

Selecting a safe and appropriate analgesic for patients with serious illness based on the pain assessment.

Course 4: Assessing Risk for Opioid Substance Use Disorder

Course 4 of 14

Integrating routine risk assessment for substance use disorder when considering or using opioid therapy.

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