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CLeAR Webinar – Pain Management

Date: December 15, 2014
Filed under: Clear, Improve Clinical Care, Webinar


Do you ever wonder about how to manage your residents’ pain? Are you looking for practical tips and strategies for pain management?

On this webinar, Dr. Romayne Gallagher from Providence Health Care and Susannah Stewart from Kiwanis Pavilion joined forces to share useful information about pain management approaches as well as several helpful hints for your practice. Topics included:

  • Strategies for managing pain medications in long term care homes
  • Pain assessment scales for people with dementia
  • Treating pain and responsive behaviours at the same time
  • How to get pain meds into someone who keeps spitting them out
  • Pacing, striking out and agitation as pain behaviours

Presenters:
Dr. Romayne Gallagher
Head, Division of Palliative Care
Department of Family and Community Medicine, Providence Health Care

Susannah Stewart
Physiotherapist
Kiwanis Pavilion