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Implementing the Use of Non-Opioid Medications for Treating Pain in the Hospital Setting
Presenter
Sharon Wrona, DNP, PMGT-BC, PNP, PMHS, AP-PMN, FAAN, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and the Director for the Comprehensive Pain and Palliative Care Services at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus Ohio; and, Lauren Renner, MS, PMGT-BC, PNP, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and the Clinical Leader for the Comprehensive Pain Service at Nationwide Children's Hospital
Target Audience
Physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, PAs, and pharmacists.
Webinar Description

Non-opioid medications are showing promise in treating both acute and persistent pain. This presentation will share the journey of implementation of non-opioid analgesics such as gabapentin, ketamine and lidocaine in a pediatric setting.

This presentation will describe how the implementation was made possible by first looking at current evidence and literature then collaborating with key stakeholders throughout the organization.

Examples of how these non-opioid analgesics have been utilized in certain pediatric patient populations, procedures, and medical conditions will be described. Tips and lessons learns from implementation will be discussed.

Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, learners should be able to:

  • Identify the role of gabapentin, lidocaine and ketamine for managing acute pain.
  • Identify how the implementation was made possible.
  • Identify examples of how these non-opioid analgesics have been utilized in certain pediatric patient populations, procedures, and medical conditions will be described.
Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Expires on 05/11/2024
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
1 Attendance Credit
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Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by grant nos. 1H79TI081968 and 1H79TI083343 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

 
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