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This article has been approved by the Orthopaedic Nurses Certification Board for Category A credit toward recertification as an ONC.

Purpose of Activity

To present the results of a study done to help improve satisfaction with pain management in older adults undergoing total joint replacement.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Identify prior research findings on pain assessment and patient satisfaction from the review of the literature.
  2. Explain the outcomes of this project and implications for practice.
Price: $25.00


  • ANCC 2.5 CH
  • DC - BON 2.5 CH
  • FL - BON 2.5 CH
  • GA - BON 2.5 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 Board of Nursing, #50-1223, Florida Board of Nursing, #50-1223, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: ON0316C
Published: Mar/Apr 2016
Expires: 3/5/2021
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Diana L. Schroeder, DNP, RN; Leslie A. Hoffman, PhD, RN; Marie Fioravanti, DNP, RN; Deborah Poskus Medley RN-BC, MSN, CCRN; Thomas G. Zullo, PhD; Patricia K. Tuite, PhD, RN, MSN