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