How to Try This: Using Pain-Rating Scales with Older Adults
Sources: AJN, American Journal of Nursing
Categories: Pain Management
Passing Score: 12/16 (75%)
Published: June 2008
ANCC 2.0 CH
Purpose of Activity:To describe for registered professional nurses the use of three widely used pain-rating scales with older adults.
Learning Objectives:After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:
- discuss the background information helpful for understanding the need for pain-rating scales for use with older adults.
- compare and contrast the three scales described in this article.
- outline the use of these scales with older adults.
The author and planners have disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise.