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Digital Seminar

Stop the Hurt: Physiology & Management of Acute & Chronic Pain


Faculty:
Sean G. Smith
Duration:
1 Hour 18 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright :
Oct 27, 2014
Product Code:
POS076383
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

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Stop it before it starts! Stop it when it starts! Pain in high-acuity areas can be complex and challenging. Get the latest in pain assessment and management techniques for some of your most critical patients. Begin with the end in mind… by understanding the mechanisms by which the body perceives, reacts and adapts to pain, you will gain insight and understanding into holistic proactive management strategies for pain… from reflex arcs to opioid receptors, we will discuss and demystify the mechanisms and modalities of managing acute and chronic pain! Learn strategies for drug seeking patients, proactive pre- and post-procedural medications, holistic interventions, and more in this interactive presentation!

OBJECTIVES

  • Recognize the role of neuroanatomy and neurotransmitters related to sensation, transmission, and management of pain and how they relate to pharmacological treatment.
  • Identify signs of adaptive responses to pain in terms of acute and chronic etiologies.
  • Apply the latest in individual interventions and holistic strategies to treat acute and chronic pain and how to apply to specific patients in the critical care setting.
  • Predict common triggers for both acute and chronic pain states and gain familiarity with proactive preemptive pain prevention.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Sean G. Smith, RN, BSN, NREMT-P, C-NPT, CCRN, CMC, CEN, CTRN, FP-C, CPEN, has experience in both emergency care and critical care. He has written neo-natal/pediatric pharmacology CE exams for the American Association of Critical Care Nurses. He has practiced and taught Critical/Emergency Care and Pre-hospital Emergency Medical Services for over 12 years. Career highlights include research in molecular endocrinology, serving in the US Navy, a wide variety of ICUs, flight nursing, and medical missions, as well as offering medical support to NASA. Sean lectures at the national level and has extensive text review/exam writing/contributing author credits. He holds multiple advanced specialty certifications in Critical Care, Emergency and Flight Nursing as well as Cardiac Medicine, and Neonatal/Pediatric Critical Care Transport.

Sean leads a nonprofit agency that promotes both critical-care/emergency clinical education, as well as exploring screening practices in medically underserved areas and underdeveloped countries. Sean is a dedicated and respected educator serving as an official Instructor for Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP), Basic Life Support (BLS-RF), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS-RF), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS-RF), Tactical Combat Casualty Course (TCCC), Geriatric Education for Emergency Medical Services (GEMS), Fundamentals of Critical Care Support (FCCS), and Pediatric Fundamentals of Critical Care Support (PFCCS-IC).


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Your satisfaction is our goal and our guarantee. Concerns should be addressed to: PO Box 1000, Eau Claire, WI 54702-1000 or call 1-800-844-8260. 

Credits


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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

Continuing Education Information:  Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards


California Nurses

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of  Registered Nursing, Provider #: 17118 for 1.5 self-study contact hours. 

** You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Florida Nurses

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 1.5 self-study contact hours.


Iowa Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 1.8 self-study contact hours. Please email cepesi@pesi.com with your license number, include the title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 1.5 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.



Handouts

Faculty

Sean G. Smith Related seminars and products: 10

RN, BSN, NREMT-P, C-NPT, CCRN, CMC, CEN, CFRN, FP-C, CPEN, Didactic/ Clinical Educator, Clinician, Author.

Critical-Care Professionals International


Sean G. Smith, C-EFM, C-NPT, FP-C, TP-C, RNC-NIC, CEN, CFRN, CPEN, CCRN-CMC (Adult), CCRN-K (Neonatal), CCRN-K (Pediatric), is a flight nurse-paramedic who has practiced in Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, and Aero-Medical Transport (military and civilian). He holds degrees in nursing and molecular biology, is a graduate of Duke University’s Legal Nurse Consulting program, and is currently pursuing a master’s degree through the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. 

Career highlights include numerous author/co-author credits, including: the book Laboratory Tests Made Easy with Mikel Rothenberg (PESI, 2014), a best-selling Laboratory Medicine textbook, a chapter on Shock in Trauma Nursing Core Curriculum, and a section in the Resuscitation Crisis Manual (Leeuwin Press, 2018).  Sean consults on clinical, legal and certification prep for numerous high-profile hospital systems, including Yale and Mayo.  He routinely lectures at national/international healthcare conferences, has completed 50+ medical missions, and provides medical support to the NASA Space Shuttle Program. 

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Sean G. Smith receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Sean G. Smith has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.


Additional Info

Program Information

CD/DVD

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Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


Target Audience

Nurses and other Healthcare Professionals

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Satisfaction Guarantee
Your satisfaction is our goal and our guarantee. Concerns should be addressed to: PO Box 1000, Eau Claire, WI 54702-1000 or call 1-800-844-8260.

ADA Needs

We would be happy to accommodate your ADA needs; please call our Customer Service Department for more information at 1-800-844-8260.

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