Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Webinar on Supporting Older Adults with Complex Pain Needs

Lilly Hummel

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Resources for Integrated Care will host a webinar on June 27 from 11:30-1ET to discuss promising practices for supporting dually eligible older adults with complex pain care needs. You can find more information and register here for the webinar. This interactive webinar will discuss the common causes and types of pain among dually eligible older adults, identify promising practices for biopsychosocial pain management, and demonstrate practical strategies for conducting geriatric pain assessments, delivering evidence-based treatment interventions, and supporting older adults in achieving their pain management and wellness goals. Speakers will also discuss appropriate use of opioids and strategies to help older adults with opioid use disorder effectively manage chronic pain. This webinar is intended for a wide range of stakeholders – front-line staff at social service agencies, providers and health care professionals (such as nurses, social workers, certified prevention specialists, case managers).

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