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How to Try This: Pain Assessment in People with Dementia
Authors: Ann Horgas PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN, Lois Miller PhD, RN, FGSA
Categories: Geriatrics
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Published: July 2008
Expires: 5/31/2015
Credits:
ANCC 2.5 CH
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Purpose of Activity:
To instruct registered professional nurses in the use of the Pain Assessment in Advanced Dementia (PAINAD) scale to assess pain in older adults who have severe dementia.
Learning Objectives:
After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:
  1. discuss background information helpful for understanding pain assessment in older adults who have dementia.
  2. outline the use of the PAINAD scale, including scoring, recommendations for use, and corroborating evidence.
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Pain Assessment in People with Dementia
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Disclosures:
The authors and planners have disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise.
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