Patient Safety Series – Opioid ADEs in Nursing Homes – Pain Management in the Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Setting: Clinical Practice Guidelines Overview
Dr. Levenson chaired the workgroup responsible for writing the guidelines. He will be highlighting the guideline’s important questions and steps while incorporating real life patient cases. Additionally, Dr. Levenson will incorporate information from the newly released 2022 CDC Opioid Prescribing Guidelines.
THE LEARNER WILL BE ABLE TO:
1. Identify pain issues that arise in patients commonly seen in post-acute and long-term care settings.
2. Understand the different sections of the guideline and how the sections proceed along the steps of the clinical process.
3. Discuss challenging pain issues as responsibilities and capabilities of the staff and practitioners and how to best address expectations.