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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide information about the Pain, Agitation/ Sedation, Delirium, Immobility, and Sleep Disruption (PADIS) guidelines and how the experience of pain in critical illness is intertwined with that of agitation, delirium, immobility, and sleep disruption.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Outline the evidence presented about pain in critically ill patients.
  2. Summarize the specific differences between the PADIS guidelines and previous guidelines.
  3. Plan, using the PADIS guidelines, the appropriate interventions for critically ill patients who experience pain.
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: AJN0520
Published: May 2020
Expires: 3/4/2022
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Sarah A. Delgado, MSN, RN, ACNP-BC
Topics: Pain Management