Mark your calendars for "Pain in Older Adults and the End-of-Life: Opening Pandora's Box," the first seminar in the Medication Safety Seminar Series hosted by the Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging and the Palliative Care Collaborative at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy.
|Date||January 11, 2018|
|Time||8 a.m. - 12 p.m.|
|Location||University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
20 N. Pine Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
About the Event:
Health care professionals who participate in this seminar are eligible to receive 3.5 hours of CE credit for their attendance. At the end of this program, participants will be able to:
- Delineate methods of identifying and monitoring pain in older adults and patients near the end-of-life.
- Determine strategies for developing appropriate pain management goals in older and end-of-life adults.
- Diminish the risk of creating a medication misadventure while mitigating pain pharmacologically.
- Propose non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic avenues for optimizing pain management in these populations.