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Making Pain Management Less Painful - August 2020
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Making Pain Management Less Painful - August 2020

This two-hour, live webinar will explore pain, different perspectives for pain management and how to effectively assist people that are in pain.

 Export to Your Calendar 8/26/2020
When: Wednesday, August 26, 2020
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Where: Live Webinar
United States
Presenter: Rob Leffler
Contact: Blake Weller
517-323-3687


Online registration is available until: 8/26/2020
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DESCRIPTION
ATTN: Nursing Home Administrators, Nurses and Social Workers

Are you in need of continuing education contact hours for your license renewal?
Did you know pain and symptom management is now a requirement for renewal?

How professionals manage persons in pain is more critical than ever as drug therapies are undergoing philosophical changes. Pain is now considered the 5th vital sign by many. Understanding the symptoms and managing pain can take many forms. This two-hour, live webinar will explore the concept of pain, different perspectives for pain management, and how to effectively help persons in pain. The live webinar will be repeated on October 28.

PRESENTER

Rob Leffler, R.Ph.
Vice President of Clinical Services, PCA Pharmacy

REGISTRATION
Individual
Member: $69
Member (Additional): $49
Non-Member: $89

*Group Rates available upon request.

To receive continuing education credit you must be a registered participant, provide a unique email address during the online registration process and log in via GoToWebinar for each live session.

OBJECTIVES

  • Discuss the Opioid Crisis in America
  • Describe various types of pain
  • Discuss myths that surround treating pain in the elderly
  • Describe basic principles of pain management specific to elderly patients
  • Describe barriers that make pain more difficult to treat in the elderly
  • Explain pharmacological treatment of pain
  • Describe non-pharmacological treatment options for pain management
  • Learn about more recent advances in the treatment of pain

AGENDA
The webinar will begin at 9:00 am EST and conclude at 11:00 am EST.
The webinar will be 2 hours.

INTERACTION
The live webinar is offered in real time, including live interaction between participants and presenter.

TARGET AUDIENCE
Nursing Home Administrators, DONs, ADONs, Nurses, Social Workers, any health care professional who needs pain management education for their license renewal or who would benefit from pain and symptom management education.

CONTINUING EDUCATION
NURSE: The LeadingAge Michigan Educational Foundation is approved as a provider (#0558-001) of nursing continuing professional development by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This program will award two (2.0) nursing contact hour.

NAB: This program has been approved for Continuing Education for two (2.0) total participant hours by NAB/NCERS—Approval #___________.

SW: This program has been approved by the MI Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative for two (2.0) CE Clock Hours under approval number _______.

In order to receive the continuing education credits for the webinar you must, sign in to GoToMeeting, stay for the entire length of the webinar and complete the follow up survey. Once the survey has been completed you will be emailed your certificate of attendance. Certificates can also be printed upon course and evaluation completion by logging into your profile at www.leadingagemi.org

Two (2.0) contact hours will be awarded per successful completion.

COMPLETION REQUIREMENTS
-Registration with unique email address
-Attendance at the entire event
-Log in via GoToWebinar at the beginning of the event
-Completion of online evaluation
-Once the Evaluation is complete you can access your certificate on LeadingAgeMI.org, we will also be sending the certificate out via email to the email you provided us with at registration.

NEED ASSISTANCE
If you have any special circumstances that impact your ability to view the webinar please contact LeadingAge Michigan at 517-323-3687.

CANCELLATION AND GRIEVANCE POLICY
Click Here to view the LeadingAge Michigan Cancellation and Grievance Policy.
We encourage you to read the cancellation policy.

PLANNING COMMITTEE
Laura Funsch, BSN, MSA, NHA; Laura Fuller, CMP; Dalton Herbel, BS, NHA; and Blake Weller, BA

DISCLOSURES
The planners and presenters agree to ensure the content for this educational activity is evidence-based or based on the best-available evidence, and is presented free from bias. There is no conflict of interest and the content does not promote the products or services of any individual presenter or organization.

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