Review the following resources for Clinicians who care for older adults who are experiencing pain.

a provider and a patient

Pain PowerPoint Presentations

Understanding Pain in Older Adults Presentation: 5 narrated PowerPoint slide presentations

Geriatric ELNEC (End of Life Nursing Education Consortium): A national end-of-life educational program

Pain Terminology

Pain-Types Terminology: glossary of terms associated with various types of pain, including clinical application.

Pain Assessment Terminology: glossary of terms associated with pain assessment, including clinical application.

Pain Treatment Terminology: glossary of terms associated with pain treatment, including clinical application.

Miscellaneous Pain Resources

Pain Myths: List of myths about pain with "reality" explanation including a table listing assessment and intervention approaches for specific older adults and family barriers to pain management.

Barriers to Effective Pain Management: List of pain barriers and suggested approaches for addressing each.

PDF iconEducation Game: The Pain Jeopardy Game is a fun way to reinforce content that has just been, or has recently been taught in an in-service about pain management. - Jeopardy Game Instructions

Detecting Discomfort DVD and How to Try This Video: How to detect discomfort or pain in older adults ($49.99)

LIVE Without Pain - National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO): Campaign launched in 2012 by NHPCO focused on pain education and management resources.

Pain Position Statement

Pain Management in Patients with Addictive Disease (ASPMN)