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15
Min
Musculoskeletal
Medical-Surgical 2
Inpatient

Postoperative Pain: Opioid Management

Participants onduct a focused nursing assessment for a post-operative patient in pain, monitor a patient with complications, ensure safe care, and communicate effectively with SBAR.

Your patient is a 54 year-old male named Mr. Morton. He is 2 days postoperative from a total left hip arthroplasty due to joint deterioration from a work injury 5 years ago.

Learning Objectives

1. Conduct a focused nursing assessment for a post-operative patient in pain 2. Monitor for signs and symptoms of complications related to pain management with opioids 3. Provide safe nursing care for a patient receiving opioid pain management 4. Communicate the patient's condition to the provider using the SBAR format

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