Evaluation of "The Many Faces of Pain": a chronic cancer pain management education program.

Journal Article (Clinical Trial;Journal Article)

A descriptive, correlational design was used to evaluate the effectiveness of a chronic cancer pain management education program. The Nurses' Knowledge and Attitude Survey Regarding Pain (NKAS) was used to evaluate the program. A convenience sample of 27 registered nurses was recruited to participate in the study. Analysis of the data revealed a significant difference between pre-test and post-test scores on the NKAS. There were no significant correlations observed between any study variables. The small convenience sample prevents the ability to generalize the findings. It is concluded that the education program was effective in improving knowledge and attitudes related to chronic cancer pain management. Implications for nursing practice, research, education, and administration are suggested.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Wells, J; Turner, B; Coombs, E

Published Date

  • January 1, 2007

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 17 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 91 - 101

PubMed ID

  • 17847984

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 2368-8076

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1181-912X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.5737/1181912x1729195


  • eng