Pain Management


The Joint Commission's requirements for pain management and the steps your staff need to take when assessing a patient's pain. This video uses familiar scenarios to demonstrate effective and compliant methods for treating and documenting pain. (HCPro)


  1. Explain a patient's right to receive effective, safe pain management.
  2. Assess the nature and intensity of a patient's pain.
  3. Reassess a patient's pain status.
  4. Describe the proper method for the prescription of effective pain control medications.
  5. Evaluate the patient's need for ongoing pain control.
  6. Demonstrate effective pain management strategies
  7. Identify components of appropriate pain management documentation
  8. Identify essential components to include when providing patient/family education concerning pain management

Pain Management Card


Length:  16 Minutes


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