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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

Credits:

  • 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.
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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.
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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