University of Iowa College of Nursing
This is the second of three slide presentations with accompanying audio lectures by Keela Herr, PhD, RN, FAAN, AGSF, of the University of Iowa College of Nursing.
Dr. Herr was sponsored by The University of Minnesota Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence and the American Academy of Pain Medicine/Pfizer Visiting Professorship in Pain Medicine to consult with faculty and students and present three formal lectures on the following topics:
- Pain and Aging
- Recognizing and Assessing Pain in Cognitively Impaired Older Adults
- Pharmacologic Management of Persistent Pain in Older Adults.
- Recognize the challenge of pain assessment in cognitively impaired older adults.
- Describe strategies for recognizing and assessing pain in cognitively impaired older adults.