Clinical Insights Into Managing Pediatric Pain
Successful procedural outcomes depend on effective pain management — and this is especially true when treating children.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Identify strategies for assessing pain levels in children.
- Discuss behavior management techniques when administering local anesthesia to pediatric patients.
- Explain strategies for the effective administration of local anesthesia to children.
- List the roles of nitrous oxide and analgesics in pain management for this patient group.
This course was issued in the April 2016 issue and expires 4/30/19. The author has no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.