Supplemental Course - Chronic Persistent Pain
Provides evidence-based strategies for the assessment and management of pain among community-dwelling older adults.
Registered nurses (RN) and healthcare providers focusing on best practices in chronic disease management, case management, caregiver education and support, transitional care, and geriatric evaluation and management.
- Describe clinical features of different types of pain.
- Apply evidence-based guidelines for the assessment and management of chronic pain in community-dwelling vulnerable older adults.
- Communicate to patients and caregivers the rationale for pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic management of pain.
Grace Cordts, MD