{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Acute Perioperative Pain Management in Total Joint Arthroplasty: Summary of Available Agents

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Purpose of Activity

To provide information on 4 drugs that are the most commonly used and effective medications in the treatment of acute perioperative pain control.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Describe the history of pain management in total joint arthroplasty and chronic persistent pain syndrome.
  2. Evaluate the consequences of inadequate pain control.
  3. Classify multimodal analgesia and preemptive analgesic techniques, listing the commonly used perioperative medications.
  4. Identify mechanisms of pain processing.
Price: $49.00


  • ANCC 1.0 CH / 1.0 APH
  • DC - BON 1.0 CH
  • FL - BON 1.0 CH
  • GA - BON 1.0 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 Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Awarded Advanced Pharmacology Hours

Test Code: TPM0217
Published: Feb 2017
Expires: 12/4/2020
Required Passing Score: 8/10 (80%)
Authors: Lopa Misra, DO