Learning Objectives

After completing this module, you should be able to:

  • Apply strategies to recognize pain in the elderly non-verbal patient.
  • Use tools to assess pain in this population with a focus on available measure, behavioral pain signature, and pain behaviors with emphasis on evaluation of other factors that may contribute to behavioral disruption.
  • Develop non-pharmacologic strategies and medication selection in the medically complex older adult to treat pain.

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