UW School of Nursing
May 13, 2022
Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2019 | Practical Strategies for Pain Management in Older Adults
Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2019
Practical Strategies for Pain Management in Older Adults
Pamela Stitzlein Davies, MS, ARNP, ACHPN, BC, FAANP
Nurse Practitioner and Teaching Associate, Dept. of Neurology, University of Washington; Affiliate Instructor, Psychosocial and Community Health, School of Nursing, University of Washington; Adjunct Faculty, Graduate Nursing Division, School of Health Sciences, Seattle Pacific University
Advanced practice nurse practitioners, especially adult, geriatric and family nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other interested healthcare professionals.
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this module, participants will be better able to:
- Describe the challenges to achieving pain control in the geriatric population.
- Briefly review the literature for managing pain in older adults.
- Using a case-based approach, discuss practical strategies for successful pain management in older adults.