Cover image for lecture: Effective Pain Management in Older Adults

Lecture Overview

Consider a resident in your care who is nearing the end of life - their wish is to spend their remaining time engaging with friends and family, but their pain management regime means that they're usually sedated and asleep when they have visitors. No-one has asked them what their goals for their treatment are. Join Dale Long for a frank look at how we manage pain in older adults, especially toward end of life, and how we can improve this process and improve our resident's quality of life.


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Dale Long

Dale Long is a Registered Nurse who has worked in various cancer care, palliative care, and pain management roles in inpatient and domiciliary settings for the past 25 years in both Victoria and Queensland. She is an experienced presenter with a strong commitment to educating nurses to improve the quality of pain management delivered to patients. Dale is a member of the Australian Pain Society.



33 Total Rating(s)

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Raewyn Raewyn
30 May 2019

very informatative

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Margaret Waldron
28 May 2019

I found this topic very informative and gave me a more in depth insight on the various kinds of pain relief relevant to aged care, and palliative care.

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Janet Ruth haynes
28 May 2019

Excellent resource, well presented with clear structure.

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Patricia Passaris
25 May 2019

Great presentation.

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24 May 2019

Great resource

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Anne Gunn
22 May 2019

Very good.

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Alarna Marie Young
14 May 2019

The video was interesting and educational at the same time. I enjoy hearing about actual patient experiences.

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Ruby Joyce Antonio
12 May 2019

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renazen Holmesby
10 May 2019

informative and very relevant especially cognitve resident.

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Helen Clarke
08 May 2019

Brief but informative presentation of treating pain in palliative patients/ residents.