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Beginner Level
Approx. 15 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

5 hours to complete

Pain

5 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 45 min), 8 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
What is Pain?7m
How is Pain Transmitted6m
Barriers to Pain Control6m
Pain Assessment Basics6m
Other Things to Know About Pain6m
A Conversation Between Francis, Mildred, and Harri3m
Assessing Pain in the Nonverbal or Cognitively Impaired6m
8 readings
About Us: Palliative Care Specialization Team at CU Anschutz10m
Introduction to Pain Information10m
What is Pain?1h
How Pain is Transmitted20m
Barriers to Pain Control10m
Pain Assessment Basics45m
Francis and Mildred Case Story and Story and Case Study: Background10m
How Do You Know a Person Has Pain If They Can't Tell You?1h
1 practice exercise
Pain Assessment30m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Non-Pharmacological pain treatment

4 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 40 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Integrative Therapies6m
Traditional Body-based Therapies8m
Nontraditional Body-based Therapies5m
Mind Body Therapies6m
Topical Therapies5m
6 readings
Many Dimensions of Pain1h
Integrative Therapies10m
Traditional Body-based Therapies10m
Nontraditional Body-based Therapies10m
Mind Body Therapies10m
Topical Therapies1h
1 practice exercise
Non-Pharmacological Pain Treatment Assessment30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

medication management (including over the counter and non-opioid medicines)

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 17 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
What Non-Opioids to Use and When? Part 13m
What Non-Opioids to Use and When? Part 24m
Common Side Effects3m
3 readings
Easing Pain with Non-Opioid15m
What Non-Opioid to Use and When?30m
Common Side Effects40m
1 practice exercise
Medication Management Assessment20m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Opioids, safety, and addiction

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 26 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Opioids in Pill and IV Form4m
Changing From One Opioid to Another - Part 15m
Changing From One Opioid to Another - Part 26m
Addiction, Pseudo-Addiction, Physical Dependence, and Tolerance5m
4 readings
Easing Pain with Opioids20m
Opioids in Pill and IV Form20m
Changing From One Opioid to Another30m
Addiction, Pseudo-Addiction, Physical Dependence, and Tolerance45m
1 practice exercise
Opioid Safety and Addiction Assessment30m

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