Children undergoing invasive procedures demonstrate an array of behavioral responses. This presentation will focus on the cumulative effects of anxiety and pain, labeled procedural distress. Contents will address assessment, prevention, and treatment, with some additional discussion of long-term effects of poor prevention and treatment.
- Attendee will recognize procedural distress as the cumulative physiological effects of affective arousal and pain.
- Attendee will integrate elements of assessment of procedural distress in pediatric patients.
- Attendee will utilize methods targeting the prevention and treatment of procedural distress in pediatric patients.
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Course Materials Features
- Lessons 2
- Topics 0
- Quizzes 1
- Students 4
- Certificate Yes
- Assignment No
- Category Behavior Management
- Lecture Length 40 Minutes
- Original Release Date April 22, 2016
- Review Date October 18, 2020
- Expiration Date October 18, 2023