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    Apr 18, 2024  
2015-2016 Graduate Bulletin 
2015-2016 Graduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

Advanced Pain Management Certificate

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Teaching the management of pain. Partnering for the promotion of well being.

Pursue a post-master’s certificate in advanced pain management through Hamline University and the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA). Our innovative program—just over a year in length—combines the convenience of online classes with hands-on clinical work under the guidance of experienced pain practitioners. Gain the skills you need to manage compassionate and effective patient care.

Topics of Study

  • Theoretical foundations of pain
  • Imaging and radiation safety
  • Assessment, diagnosis, and referral
  • Pharmacology
  • Interventional pain practice
  • Spiritual aspects of health and illness
  • Non-allopathic aspects related to pain

Program Requirements

Graduates will be required to complete four semesters of graduate study that includes 19 academic credits and four supervised clinical practicum (one per semester) for a total of 240 mandatory clinic hours. The didactic component of the program will be completed online, while the clinical component will be performed in-person at an approved clinical site. Please see the additional State Eligibility information for online programs in the >Academic Standards and Policies  section of this Bulletin.


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