Pain Assessment of Children with Difficulty Communicating

Chicago, IL US
October 10, 2018
The goal of this educational curriculum is to improve the management of children’s pain at UChicago Medicine by building local clinical experts with the necessary clinical and leadership skills to promote evidence-based institutional pain management practices.
 
This session will provide clinicians will tools to help them assess pain in pediatric patients that have difficulty communicating that pain in order to provide them with improved care.
 

Target Audience

This activity is designed for physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals interested in pediatric pain assessment.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be able to:

  • Identify challenges in managing pain for children with difficulty communicating so care can be individualized;
    Evaluate the clinical application of methods for assessing pain in children with difficulty communicating;
    Assess the impact of personal and organizational values, beliefs, and culture on managing pain in individuals unable to clearly communicate their pain.
Additional information
ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
Professionalism
Systems-based Practice
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Hasime Adili
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
773-702-9901
Summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation
Event starts: 
10/10/2018 - 1:00pm
Event ends: 
10/10/2018 - 2:00pm
Activity opens: 
10/10/2018
Activity expires: 
01/10/2019
University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital
5721 S Maryland Ave
K-160
Chicago, IL 60637
United States
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ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact our office at via email at Hasime.Adili@uchospitals.edu.

The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.

SPEAKER
  Beth Ely, PhD, RN
  Nurse Researcher
  Center for Pediatric Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice
  Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
 
 

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. This includes any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner that could create a conflict of interest. Mechanisms are in place to identify and resolve any potential conflict of interest prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.

Physician Credit
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Credit
The University of Chicago Medicine is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91)  (OH-355, 7/1/2019)
 
This live activity is designated for a maximum of 1 continuing nursing education unit.
 
Other Health Professions Credit
Other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.
 
Please Note: The credit claiming process will close three months after the conference end date. Requests to claim credit after three months will be subject to additional fees.

Accreditation Period

Activity opens: 
10/10/2018
Activity expires: 
01/10/2019
Registration: This activity is limited to University of Chicago faculty and affiliates.
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