Nursing CPD Institute

Pain Assessment and Care in the Elderly

CPD Hours: 1
Current as at 31 March 2021
This webinar will look at how pain is different in the elderly, why pain assessment can be so complex and the medicinal and non-medicinal support that can be considered when looking after your geriatric patient.

“Explore pain assessment considerations in the elderly”

Course Content

With the world ageing at a rapid rate, pain and pain symptoms increase and therefore so does the complexity when assessing geriatric patients for pain.

This webinar will look at how pain is different in the elderly, why pain assessment can be so complex and the medicinal and non-medicinal support that can be considered when looking after your geriatric patient.

Learning Outcomes

In this session you will:

  • Gain an understanding of pain in the elderly 
  • Explore pain assessment considerations in the elderly 
  • Gain awareness of the pharmacological methods for pain relief in the elderly
  • Learn about non-pharmacological methods for pain relief in the elderly
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