Wednesday, April 24, 2019

AHCA/NCAL and AALNA Caring Together Webinar: Pain Management in the Elderly


Please join AHCA/NCAL and the American Assisted Living Nurses Association (AALNA) for our quarterly Caring Together webinar on Monday, April 29th at 3:00pm Eastern on pain management. Our presenter, Kevin W. O’Neil, MD, FACP, CMD, Chief Medical Officer for Affinity Living Group will discuss sources of pain in the elderly and review methods for assessing pain in the elderly. Participants will learn to recognize common pain behaviors in cognitively impaired older adults. Dr. O’Neil will address nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic management of persistent pain. Potential adverse effects associated with drugs (e.g., acetaminophen, NSAIDs, opioids) will be discussed. Please register here prior to the webinar.

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