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Pain and Aging: Recognizing and Assesssing Pain in Older Adults

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Pain and Aging: Recognizing and Assesssing Pain in Older Adults

University of Iowa College of Nursing
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Sponsor: 
Hartford Geriatric Nursing Initiative (HGNI)
POGOe Id: 
20902
Date Posted: 
08/30/2011
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
08/30/2011
CME available CME credits available
Abstract: 

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.
Educational objectives: 
  • Recognize the challenge of pain assessment in cognitively impaired older adults.
  • Describe strategies for recognizing and assessing pain in cognitively impaired older adults.
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Conflict of Interest Disclosure: 
Yes, I (we) have conflict of interest to disclose.
Conflict Description: 
American Academy of Pain Management/Pfizer
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Pain and Aging: Recognizing and Assesssing Pain in Older Adults. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2011 Available from: https://pogoe.org/productid/20902
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