Palliative Care - Understanding the Role of Opioids

INTERACTIVE
Health Staff Ed
2 hrs

Palliative Care - Understanding the Role of Opioids

INTERACTIVE
Health Staff Ed
2 hrs
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Course Overview

This 2 hour interactive course will review the role of opioids in managing pain in palliative care patients. It will include a discussion on the most commonly prescribed medications and general principles for using opioids to achieve pain control in palliative care.


Target Audience

Nurses and aged care workers


Learning Objectives

Participants will learn about the role of the most commonly used opioids. They will know the basis for selection of one opioid over another and the common interactions precautions and adverse effects and common barriers. Participants will learn the patient education required when nursing patients prescribed opioids.


Business Outcomes

All nurses will benefit from a greater understanding of the use of opioids in palliative care.

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