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Purpose of Activity

To present strategies to assist hospice and home healthcare clinicians in assessing and managing elderly patients' pain.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Identify common drugs used to treat pain and associated adverse effects in the elderly.
  2. Select strategies to assess and manage pain in the elderly.
Price: $21.95

Credits:

  • ANCC 2.4 CH
  • DC - BON 2.4 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH
  • GA - BON 2.4 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.







Test Code: HHCN0514
Published: May 2014
Expires: 5/31/2018
Collections: CESaver, Older Adults
Passing Score: 12/16 (75%)
Authors: Robyn MacSorley, MSN, RN; Jill White, MSN, RN; Vicki H. Conerly, BSN, RN; Jean T. Walker, PhD, RN; Susan Lofton, PhD, RN, PHCNS/BC; Gaye Ragland, MSN, RNC; DeBrynda Davey, EdD, RN, CDVC; Amy Robertson, MS
Topics: Dementia, Opioids