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:
The Board of Pharmacy has approved this event for 3.25 hours of CE credit. 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.
About Our Sponsors:
|The Geriatrics and Gerontology Education and Research Program (GGEAR) at the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is an interprofessional program which has been funded by the state of Maryland since 1987 for the purpose of enhancing health professional training in the field of geriatrics and gerontology.|
|Gilchrist is a nationally recognized, nonprofit leader in serious illness and end-of-life care. It provides counseling, support, and care to people at every stage of serious illness, so they may live life to the fullest. Furthermore, the organization is deeply committed to giving people the clear information and loving support they need to make informed choices about their care.|
|The Hospice & Palliative Care Network of Maryland (HPCNM) is a membership association for hospice and palliative care programs, services, and facilities in the state of Maryland. It represents and support the varied organizations that align with our mission.|
|The Johns Hopkins Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program (JHGWEP), formed in 2015, is an educational initiative of the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology of the Department of Medicine of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.|
|Seasons Hospice is a community-based organization with an ongoing mission to find creative solutions that add quality to end-of-life care. The caregivers at Seasons Hospice hold steadfast to the patient/family focus of hospice care.|