Pain Assessment and Management Strategies for Elderly Patients
Sources: Home Healthcare Nurse
Passing Score: 12/16 (75%)
Published: May 2014
ANCC 2.4 CH
Purpose of Activity:To present strategies to assist hospice and home healthcare clinicians in assessing and managing elderly patients' pain.
Learning Objectives:After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:
- Identify common drugs used to treat pain and associated adverse effects in the elderly.
- Select strategies to assess and manage pain in the elderly.
The authors and planners have disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise.