Monday, June 25, 2007 - 2:45 PM

The Coping Algorithm: an Alternate Pain Assessment Tool for the Labor and Delivery Nurse

Leissa Roberts and Brenda Gulliver.

  • Identify the original intent of the JCAHO standard and verbalize alternatives to the 1-10 rating scale.
  • Describe three advantages of the Coping Algorithm.
  • Describe how to implement an alternative pain measurement tool.