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Activity Steps

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


  • 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.
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: 3/5/2021
Required 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