Objectives:

To understand the risk for relapse associated with management of acute pain in medical emergencies
To identify high-risk medications
To develop a plan to prevent relapse
 
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* 1. Enter your nursing license information

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* 2. As recovering nurses, the management of acute pain may put our recovery at risk. In addition to considering our experience of pain, which of the following best describes what else must be carefully considered:

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* 3. Two kinds of medications that can be used for pain management include:

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* 4. The decision to take mood-altering medications should be discussed with your doctor, a sponsor, a counselor and/or a significant other. This is due to:

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* 5. Alternatives to the use of mood-altering medications include:

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* 6. Which of the following best describes the concept of “cross-tolerance”:

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* 7. The neurochemical basis for addiction is:

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* 8. The use of mood-altering drugs without proper safeguards in place will sooner or later lead to:

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* 9. When considering the need for medications that are high-risk to recovery, the best rule of thumb to follow is:

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* 10. Informing your treating professional of your recovery status, mobilizing support systems, and seeking non-mood altering medications are examples of:

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* 11. All of the following are items included in a hospital survival bag EXCEPT:

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