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Sarah Murray, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC

Sarah  Murray Instructor Bio:
Dr. Sarah J. Murray started her career as an Army combat medic in 1993, then went on to become a registered nurse, graduating from Northwestern State University of Louisiana in 1998. Since that time, she has earned an MSN in adult health nursing from the University of Texas at San Antonio in the clinical nurse specialist role with a focus on traumatic brain injury (2010), and a PhD in nursing, with a focus on community reintegration of military veterans, from The University of Hawaii at Manoa (2018). Dr. Murray is board certified in the CNS role (ACNS-BC).

Dr. Murray’s clinical nursing experience includes intensive care, burn, research, medical-surgical, geriatric, rehabilitation, wellness, and nutrition, in the roles of staff nurse, head nurse, nurse researcher, nursing educator, and clinical nurse specialist. She has taught at the undergraduate level and graduate level (MSN) at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and Hawaii Pacific University. Dr. Murray has presented internationally and been published in national journals.

Dr. Murray is currently living overseas with her active duty Army husband of 25 years. She consults on military research in various settings.

Sarah Murray's Continuing Education Courses

Burn Care in the Rehabilitation Setting

Burn Care in the Rehabilitation Setting

Video Runtime: 76 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 42 Minutes

A burn can be a devastating acute injury that transforms into a chronic disease due to lifelong changes in function and mobility. Therefore, rehabilitation nurses… Read Morearrow_right

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Holistic Care for Persons With Parkinson's Disease

Holistic Care for Persons With Parkinson's Disease

Video Runtime: 54 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 31 Minutes

This course will provide introductory education on Parkinson’s disease for nurses and other health care professionals who work in acute and/or rehabilitation… Read Morearrow_right

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Principles of Pain Management: Neurobiology and The Multimodal Model

Principles of Pain Management: Neurobiology and The Multimodal Model

Video Runtime: 26 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 32 Minutes

This course will describe the underlying neurobiology and pathophysiology of the pain experience. In addition, the course will explain the complex nature of pain,… Read Morearrow_right

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The Team Approach to Pain Assessment and Management

The Team Approach to Pain Assessment and Management

Video Runtime: 26 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 35 Minutes

This course will address patient care needs throughout the patient care environment and across the life span. In addition, the common comorbidities of pain will… Read Morearrow_right

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Mind Over Matter: Managing Pain Without Medications

Mind Over Matter: Managing Pain Without Medications

Video Runtime: 26 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 35 Minutes

This course will address the concepts of cognitive behavioral approaches and the complementary and alternative methods of pain management that all clinicians… Read Morearrow_right

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Nonopioid Medications for Pain Management

Nonopioid Medications for Pain Management

Video Runtime: 23 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 29 Minutes

This course will explain the principles of multimodal pain management and the use of nonopioid medications to control pain. In addition, this course will discuss… Read Morearrow_right

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Opioid Medications for Pain Management

Opioid Medications for Pain Management

Video Runtime: 28 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 23 Minutes

This course will discuss the use of opioids in the clinical setting. The pharmacology of the different types of opioids and the potential adverse effects on the… Read Morearrow_right

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When the Pain Won’t Go Away: Persistent Pain Management

When the Pain Won’t Go Away: Persistent Pain Management

Video Runtime: 26 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 26 Minutes

This course will explain the phenomenon of pain that persists after the expected amount of time it should last, otherwise known as chronic pain. This course will… Read Morearrow_right

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