ChildKind Pain Champion Training: Introduction
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.
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Director, Child Life and Family Education
University of Chicago
Cynthia Lafond, PhD
Director, Nursing Research
Center for Nursing Professional Practice Research
University of Chicago
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