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Treating Older Adults: Practical Guidance for Pain Management

Learning Objectives:
At the end of this activity, you will be able to:
1. Describe strategies for assessing and managing pain in older adults;
2. Discuss treatment options for managing pain in older patients, including non-pharmacologic treatments, non-opioid pharmacologic treatments, and opioids.
1 Credit CME

Immerse yourself in a comprehensive exploration of chronic pain in older adults with our engaging elearning activity. Discover the prevalence and profound impact of chronic pain on this unique population. Gain insights into the specific challenges that complicate pain assessment and treatment in older adults, equipping you with the tools to overcome these obstacles effectively. Delve into a diverse range of management strategies, including non-opioid, non-pharmacologic, and opioid analgesic modalities, carefully considering their positioning within a holistic treatment approach.

Developed by experts in the field, this module merges evidence-based research with practical insights, empowering you to optimize pain management and improve the well-being of this special population. Expand your knowledge, enhance patient care, and become a catalyst for positive change in pain management practices.

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Activity Information

Credit Designation Statement: The American Medical Association designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CME Disclosure Statement: Unless noted, all individuals in control of content report no relevant financial relationships.

Credit Renewal Date: December 11, 2020

Accreditation Statement: The AMA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement: The AMA designates this Enduring Material activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

     
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