Peeking into Pandora's Box: Chronic Pain in Older Adults – Practice and Policy
Peeking into Pandora's Box: Chronic Pain in Older Adults - Practice and Policy
an interprofessional educational webinar hosted by the Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
noon - 1 p.m.
Avra Thomas, PharmD, BCGP, FASCP
Senior Director, Pharmacy Services
SavaSeniorCare Consulting, LLC
Joshana K. Goga, PharmD, BCPP, LSSGB
Interim Director of Clinical Services
Sheppard Pratt Health System
Linda Wastila, BSPharm, MSPH, PhD
Professor and Parke-Davis Chair of Geriatric Pharmacotherapy
Research Director, The Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
- Explain the risks and challenges associated with chronic pain management in older adults and opportunities for interprofessional collaboration.
- Interpret state laws and policies that affect chronic pain management in older adults in Maryland.
- Given a patient case, recommend best practices for providing patient-centered pain management in older adults in the state of Maryland.
Nurses may receive 1 contact hour upon successful completion of this continuing education (CE) activity. To receive a certificate of CE, participants must sign in at the start of the activity, attend the entire session, then complete the evaluation form. Partial credit is not provided for this activity. Participants receive a CE certificate via email from the University of Maryland School of Nursing approximately 2 weeks after submitting their request and required documentation. All requests must be received within 30 days from the end of this activity.
The University of Maryland School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Conflict of Interest:
It is the policy of The University of Maryland School of Nursing to require our continuing education activity (CE) faculty and planning committee members to disclose any financial relationships with companies providing program funding or manufacturers of any commercial products discussed in the program. The planning committee and CE faculty for this activity did not report a financial relationships with manufacturers of any commercial products they discuss in the program.
This educational activity has not received any form of commercial support.