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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To explore the causes of posttonsillectomy pain and provide information about evidence-based best practices for mitigating that pain.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. identify adverse effects associated with tonsillectomy.
  2. select evidence-based strategies for alleviating posttonsillectomy pain and for improving medication adherence.
Price: $21.95


  • ANCC 2.3 CH
  • DC - BON 2.3 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 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 Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: AJN0214B
Published: Feb 2014
Expires: 3/5/2021
Required Passing Score: 12/16 (75%)
Authors: Kimberly A. Sutters, PhD, RN; Glenn Isaacson, MD, FAAP
Specialties: Pediatrics, Surgery