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Pain Management for Pressure Ulcers

Originally presented on August 5, 2015

Kevin Woo, PhD, RN, FAPWCA
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences
Queens University

This presentation discusses the prevalence and significance of pressure ulcer related pain and nocebo effect. It highlights a systematized approach to assessment, the etiology, aggravating factors, differential diagnoses, and impact of pain. Evidence based interventions using topical and systemic agents will also be examined.

Learning Objectives:
After viewing this webinar participants will be able to:

  • Describe the significance of pressure ulcer related pain
  • Outline a systematized approach to pain assessment
  • Appraise the evidence on the use of topical and systemic agents to treat pressure ulcer pain

The planners, moderator, and presenters do not have any financial arrangements or affiliations with any commercial entities whose products, research or services may be discussed in this activity.

No commercial funding has been accepted for this activity.


Continuing Medical Education Credits

The School of Public Health, University at Albany is accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Public Health, University at Albany designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Medical Education Credits are offered until August 31, 2018.


Continuing Nurse Education Contact Hours

The University at Albany School of Public Health is an Approved Provider of continuing nurse education by the Northeast Multi-State Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This offering is approved for 1 nursing contact hour(s).

Nursing Contact Hours are offered until August 31, 2018.


Certified Health Education Specialist Contact Hours

Sponsored by the School of Public Health, University and Albany, SUNY, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.0 total Category I contact education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours available are 0.

Continuing Education Contact Hours are offered until August 31, 2018.