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Overview for the Tool in Managing Pain and Understanding Opioids: A Guide for Residents and Families in Nursing Homes

April 24 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 pm CDT

Description:
Telligen helps provide greater access to reliable health information for nursing home residents, representatives and families by facilitating partnerships with healthcare professionals. This presentation offers an overview of a new patient education tool called Managing Pain and Understanding Opioids: A Guide for Residents and Families in Nursing Homes.

Objectives:

  • Understand how to use this tool as an educational resource for your residents and families or their representatives.
  • Learn how this tool encourages residents to consider non-pharmacological approaches to pain management.
  • Review the role of opioids in managing pain.
  • Encourage residents and families to establish pain goals by working with the nursing home.

Speaker:
Gina Anderson, Telligen senior quality improvement facilitator

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Organizer

Anita Adamo
Email:
anita.adamo@area-d.hcqis.org