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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To present the details of a study done to describe the signs and symptoms that parents of nonverbal children with medical complexity found worrisome, to describe sources of pain in these children, and to identify nursing pain assessment practices for this population.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. outline findings from the authors' review of the literature.
  2. recognize nursing pain assessment practices in this population.
  3. discuss the findings of this study and any implications for practice.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: AJN0818A
Published: Aug 2018
Expires: 6/4/2021
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Brenna L. Quinn, PhD, RN, NCSN, CNE; Jean C. Solodiuk, PhD, RN; Dominick Morrill, MPH; Sangeeta Mauskar, MD, MPH
Categories: Pain Management , Pediatrics
Specialties: Pain Management, Pediatrics