Purpose: Discuss the pathophysiology of breakthrough pain; present an analysis of the latest research into breakthrough cancer pain and the emerging treatment options.
Target Audience: Nurses and other medical professionals involved in the management of patients with breakthrough cancer pain.
KBN Number: 3-0008-01-13-379
Contact Hours: 1.2 KBN and 1.0 ANCC
Requirement for credit: Participants must complete the content online, take the post-test and evaluation, then print the certificate of completion.
Enrollment: Log onto http://moodle.ukconce.org; create a new account if new user; select "Online CE Courses"; select this course title
Faculty: Frances Cartwright, PhD, MS, BS, AAS
New York University
Carolyn M. Grande, CRNP, AOCNP
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Rosemary C. Polomano, PhD, RN, FAAN
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
Fabienne Gaillard Ulsysee, RN, DNP, ANP-C, AOCNP
Maimonides Medical Center
Disclosure: All faculty members participating in continuing education activities sponsored by the University of Kentucky College of Nursing must disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Any discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices will be disclosed in the course materials.
This educational activity is jointly sponsored by the University of Kentucky College of Nursing and AccreditEd.
This activity was made possible by an unrestricted educational grant from Archimedes Pharma US Inc.
Expiration Date: February 2013