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Helping Clients who have Chronic Pain

This course offers caregivers an overview of chronic pain and how it differs from acute pain. Aides will learn different methods of measuring pain, including a “quality of life” scale. It also covers pain tolerance, medication addiction versus dependence, the negative consequences of chronic pain, and tips for communicating with and helping people in chronic pain.

  • Explain at least two differences between acute and chronic pain.
  • Discuss the “pain gate” and what it has to do with chronic pain.
  • Describe at least three ways to measure chronic pain when working with clients.
  • Discuss at least five possible consequences of untreated (or undertreated) chronic pain.
  • Demonstrate your understanding of chronic pain in your work with clients who suffer from it.

   English

   Audio Included

   CE Credit Hours: 1 Hour

   Length: 1 Hour

   State Code(s)
FL BON CE Provider#: 50-16953, Topic Approval Code: 20-511029

CDPH Approval: NAC# 7098

WA DSHS CE Code: CO1627756

Helping Clients who have Chronic Pain

   English

   Audio Included

   CE Credit Hours: 1 Hour

   Length: 1 Hour

   State Code(s)
FL BON CE Provider#: 50-16953, Topic Approval Code: 20-511029

CDPH Approval: NAC# 7098

WA DSHS CE Code: CO1627756

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