This course is intended to improve understanding on the relationship between the opioid epidemic and pain management. A brief review of the literature discussing the relationship between hearing loss and opioid misuse will guide the discussion.
This course was created to satisfy the Michigan pain management continuing education requirement for audiologists.
Course created on March 25, 2020
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- After this course, participants will be able to verbalize the relationship between opioid misuse and acute hearing loss.
- After this course, participants will be able to apply principles of quality pain management.
- After this course, participants will be able to apply principles of prevention in the context of the transition from acute to chronic pain.
|5-15 Minutes||Opioid and Hearing Loss Literature Review|
|15-20 Minutes||Patient Introduction|
|20-40 Minutes||Prevention of Pain Management|
|40-55 Minutes||Prevention of Transition from Acute to Chronic Pain|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Susan Holmes-Walker, PhD RN, owner and founder of the Sulan Group LLC, is a registered nurse licensed in the states of Michigan and Florida. Dr. Holmes-Walker has experience as an adult pain clinical nurse specialist, case manager, and risk specialist.
Given the current state of the opioid epidemic, Dr. Holmes-Walker’s mission is to provide continuing education to health care professionals to: (1) increase knowledge on the impact of the opioid epidemic; (2) understand the importance of quality pain assessment; and (3) utilizing the principles of prevention to manage and treat acute pain.
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Australian College of Audiology
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
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New Zealand Audiological Society
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