Online Education | Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2013 - Pain Management in the Older Adult

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Pain Management
in the Older Adult

This course focuses on pain management in the older adult. Content details are provided in the learning objectives listed below.

 

Target Audience

For nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals in all settings.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

After taking this course, you will be better able to:

  • Describe common pain problems in older adults.
  • Outline pharmacologic and pharmacokinetic considerations of analgesics in older adults.
  • Discuss a multimodal approach to pain management.

Additional Information

Format: 
Audio and Video
Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.20 Contact hours
  • 1.20 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Available: 
08/06/2013
Expires: 
08/06/2017
Cost:
$30.00

Debra Gordon, DNP, MS, RN-BC, ACNS-BC, FAAN
Teaching Associate, Anesthesiology and Pain
Medicine, Harborview Medical Center/University of Washington
Medical Center, Seattle

Available Credit

  • 1.20 Contact hours
  • 1.20 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level

Price

Cost:
$30.00
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Required Hardware/software

FlashPlayer and Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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