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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:

  1. discuss the background information helpful for understanding the need for pain-rating scales for use with older adults.
  2. compare and contrast the three scales described in this article.
  3. outline the use of these scales with older adults.
Price: $21.95


  • ANCC 2.0 CH
  • DC - BON 2.0 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.
The ANCC's accreditation status of Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Department of Continuing Education refers only to its continuing nursing educational activities and does not imply Commission on Accreditation approval or endorsement of any commercial product.

Test Code: AJNTT17
Published: June 2008
Expires: 5/31/2016
Passing Score: 12/16 (75%)
Authors: Ellen Flaherty PhD, GNP-BC
Categories: Pain Management
Topics: Dementia