2018 Global Year for Excellence in Pain Education Webinar Series

Oct 4, 2018

In the fourth of a series of webinars for the 2018 Global Year for Excellence in Pain Education, IASP will host an "Education Innovations to Improve Provider Knowledge to Care for Older Persons with Pain" webinar with Keela Herr, PhD, RN (University of Iowa, USA); Thomas Hadjistavropoulos, PhD (University of Regina, Canada); and Patricia Schofield, PhD, RN (Anglia Ruskin University, UK).

The webinar will take place on Thursday, October 25 from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Eastern (US) time (5:00 PM – 6:00 PM BST/ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM CEST).

Attendance is free, but registration is required. Register now!

This webinar is designed to provide the learner with exemplars of approaches to enhance provider knowledge regarding best practices for pain assessment and management in older persons through the use of innovative education approaches.  Following completion of the webinar, the learner will be able to:

  1. Discuss the role of provider education in improving pain practices, including the US NIH Centers of Excellence in Pain Education (CoEPE) initiative and staff education initiatives in Canada, to address knowledge gaps.
  2. Identify two global exemplars to education of health care providers, both pre-licensure trainees and providers in practice, to improve pain care for older persons, considering benefits and challenges.
  3. Recognize resources available to support education of health professionals on best practices for pain management in older persons.

Audience participation is encouraged! During the webinar, participants will be able to submit questions. You can also submit questions now, by emailing them to Neil Andrews, IASP Pain Research Forum executive editor, at: neil.andrews@iasp-pain.org.

Register today for the live presentation and discussion!

Keela Herr Thomas Hadjistavropoulos Patricia Schofield

To learn more about the Global Year for Excellence in Pain Education, please visit: iasp-pain.org/GlobalYear

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