{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} The Use of Algorithms in Assessing and Managing Persistent Pain in Older Adults

Purpose of Activity

To introduce registered professional nurses to the use of algorithms for guiding the assessment and management of persistent pain in older adults, with a composite case provided to illustrate the process.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. outline the background information presented here about older adults, algorithms, and types of pain.
  2. summarize the clinical use of the two algorithms described here for assessing and managing older adults' pain.
Price: $24.95


  • ANCC 2.9 CH
  • DC - BON 2.9 CH
  • FL - BON 2.5 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: AJN0311B
Published: March 2011
Expires: 3/6/2020
Passing Score: 12/17 (70%)
Authors: Anita M. Jablonski PhD, RN, Anna R. DuPen MN, ARNP, ACHPN, Mary Ersek PhD, RN, FAAN
Categories: Pain Management
Specialties: Education, Medical-Surgical