Issues and Assessment in Pain Management

  • Date:
  • Location: Online Format

Target AudienceTarget Audience

Physicians, nurses, and other health professionals working with issues and assessment of pain with their patients.


Value: $60

Cost: $15 with promo code 75PD

Methodist and Jennie Ed employees please use the current year's health system promo code for a 100% discount.

Course DescriptionCourse Description

The purpose of this program is to provide information on issues and assessment in pain management as it relates to healthcare professionals.

Participants will be able to:

  •  Explore definitions and incidences of pain.
  • Identify the processes involved in pain assessment.
  • Examine legal issues seen in pain management related to healthcare professionals.
  • Discuss ethical issues and challenges in pain assessment.
  • Review issues in pain management in palliative and end of life care.

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speaker Speaker:

Marla Kniewel, EdD, MSN, RN is an Assistant Professor of Nursing at Nebraska Methodist College. After many years as a staff nurse and then Neuroscience Care Coordinator, she began teaching in the classroom/clinical setting, teaching courses in Ortho/Neuro, Med/Surg, ICU, Cardiac, and pain management.

Nellie Johnson MSN, RN, CCRN is a nursing instructor at Nebraska Methodist College. Nellie has experience in the areas of Progressive Care, Critical Care and Cardiac nursing.

Mark D'Agostino, MD is a board certified anesthesiologist at Methodist Hospital. Dr. D'Agostino is the content reviewer and
a contributor to the course.

Course Instructions:

1) Register for the online course by clicking on register below.

2) You will receive a registration confirmation e-mail with the link to the online course.

3) Do not log in on mymethodist. Read the course instructions thoroughly and review the content.

4) Take the post test and evaluation. Your certificate will be issued in 5-7 business days to your Professional Development account.



Credits/CEUsCredit Information

Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development awards educational credit to the disciplines listed below. Each professional is accountable to understand their accrediting/licensing body's standards and requirements. The definitive source of information on continuing education requirements is your state or national regulatory board.

In order to obtain contact hours for a continuing education event, participants are required to attend the entire event and return a completed evaluation.

Methodist Hospital is accredited by the Nebraska Medical Association Commission on Medical Education to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians. Methodist Hospital designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 credits AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM.
Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


1.5 contact hours awarded

MW MSD Provider Approval #: NE13-16C07 

Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. 

Education Credit
1.5 education hours awarded.

Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development assigns education hours based on 60 minutes of classroom instruction for each offering. Participants may use these for their professional continuing education hours and toward re-licensure if so approved within the standards and guidelines of their discipline.

Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development recognizes that accredited status as a provider unit refers only to its continuing education activities and does not imply Iowa State Board of Nursing, Nebraska Nurses Association, Methodist Health System, or any other regulatory body approval or endorsement of any commercial products.

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