ChildKind Pain Champion Training: Introduction

Chicago, IL US
January 15, 2019
The goal of this training program is to introduce an interprofessional group of UCM staff to current quality improvement efforts for pain, inform them of the roles and responsibilities of institutional pain champions, and advance their understanding of the need for improved pain management in children, appropriate steps for pain assessment, and interventions that can be implemented to alleviate pain.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for all members of the Comer Pain Champion Team: physicians, staff nurses, medical assistants, and other healthcare professionals committed to the continuous improvement of pain management in children.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe quality improvement efforts occurring at Comer Children’s Hospital related to improving children’s pain management;
  • Identify the keys responsibilities of the Pain Champion role;
  • Compare evidence that supports differing behavioral and self-report pain scales;
  • Identify the consequences of repeated pain exposure in infants and children;
  • Discuss the appropriate use of vibration and cold for invasive procedures.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
Systems-based Practice
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Hasime Adili
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
Available credit: 
  • 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.25 Participation
Event starts: 
01/15/2019 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
01/15/2019 - 12:30pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S Maryland Ave
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 Hasime Adili via e-mail at

 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.

Jennie Ott, MS
Director, Child Life and Family Education
University of Chicago

Cynthia Lafond, PhD
Director, Nursing Research
Center for Nursing Professional Practice Research
University of Chicago

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 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Health Professions Credit
Nurses and 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.
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