8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
North Addition, Room 3109
Course # DAHS-NADPMS16
Capacity: 40

Course description

This course provides current evidence on the latest approaches for achieving high quality pain management when caring for the adult patient, in the acute care setting. Topics include: Analgesic pharmacology and appropriate use including innovative drugs being utilized at UC Davis Medical Center for pain control; Pain management in special populations, such as the neurologically impaired, substance abusers, palliative care and sleep apnea patients; Considerations when developing a pain assessment plan with your patient and caregivers; Appropriate selection, application, and documentation of pain assessment tools.

C.E. contact hours

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 26, for 4.25 contact hours.

Attendees will not receive C.E. credit if they are more than 20 minutes late; no partial credit can be awarded.


Please select a class date above and complete the registration form. If using a credit card, submit the registration form and phone in your credit card number to (916) 734-9790. If paying by check, please print the registration form, attach your check made payable to UC Regents dated for the date of the class, and mail to: 

Center for Professional Practice of Nursing
4900 Broadway, Suite 1630
Sacramento, CA 95820

Registrations are confirmed only if deposit or fee is provided with registration form.

UC Davis employees

$25 registration deposit. Registration deposit is returned upon completion of class. Cancellation must be requested five days prior to class date to receive deposit refund.

This class is for UC Davis Health employees only.

Persons with disabilities

Individuals needing special accommodations may call the Center for Professional Practice of Nursing at (916) 734-9790.


Parking is available in parking lots 4, 12 and 17 with a UC Davis parking permit. A daily permit is available for purchase for $6 from the kiosks in lots 14 (2nd Ave. & 45th St.) and 18 (49th St. & V St.).


Misty Cahoon, R.N.-B.C., M.S.N.-C.
Professional Development Specialist