Online Education | Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2013 - 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.
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.
Debra Gordon, DNP, MS, RN-BC, ACNS-BC, FAAN
Teaching Associate, Anesthesiology and Pain
Medicine, Harborview Medical Center/University of Washington
Medical Center, Seattle
- 1.20 Contact hours
- 1.20 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level