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Assessing an older person who is experiencing pain as a result of trauma can be challenging. However, without that critical holistic assessment it is not possible to effectively help to the manage pain. This session will look at assessment tools for determining acute pain and chronic pain in a variety of situations.

Recorded: 06 Dec 2017


very useful. I can apply what I learnt in the aged care facility where I work. -- 30 May 2018
an interesting area -- 30 May 2018
Excellent presentation, great to refresh. -- 22 May 2018
Excellent presentation very relevant. -- 20 May 2018
Very informative highly recommended. -- 07 May 2018
Excellent lecture -- 04 May 2018
Thank you for your input! I feel so empowered by having your presentation. :) -- 01 May 2018
A very imformative educator. She covered all aspects of this subject very well. -- 27 Apr 2018
Excellent refresher -- 19 Apr 2018
This resource is one to remind us to not jump to or make assumptions and to ensure we use adequate and tools to encapsulate a higher standard of care for the individual client. We must also remember that good communication needs to be determined by the patients knowledge and understNDING OF WHAT IS HAPPENING FOR THEM. -- 18 Apr 2018
Good -- 04 Apr 2018
Excellent ideas for using different tools for the same individual in order to provide the best care for pain effected people -- 30 Mar 2018
Interesting and informative. -- 25 Mar 2018
Important lecture for anyone involved in assessing pain, especially in the cognitively impaired pt. -- 20 Mar 2018
Great info -- 20 Mar 2018
Interesting -- 07 Mar 2018
Very informative, practical video. -- 01 Mar 2018
Xcellent -- 22 Feb 2018
Excellent. Really challenged the way I evaluate pain in the elderly and my preconceived ideas of what constitutes pain. Amazing educator. -- 20 Feb 2018
very informative and enthusiastic session it was. Elderly patients pain can be assessable by making them understandable that we are able to feel the same and cure from them as much as possible. -- 06 Feb 2018
Good presentation. Presented clearly and precise -- 31 Jan 2018
Very informative lecture. Well presented and interesting. -- 28 Jan 2018
New knowledge gained -- 25 Jan 2018
Very important for nurses working in General wards. We are seeing many more elderly people having falls at home and it is so important to ensure they receive adequate analgesia. They also have shocking bruises and lacerations which compound the pain. -- 24 Jan 2018
Great -- 17 Jan 2018
Informative CPD on pain management. Great strategies to improve information gathering -- 16 Jan 2018
Vital to any one working in palliative care or gerontology -- 04 Jan 2018
Excellent -- 02 Jan 2018
Very detailed description and easy to understand. -- 01 Jan 2018
Very informative and practical. Most learnings can really be applied in a real clinical settings. -- 31 Dec 2017
Very helpful in assessment of pain and giving appropriate care to elderly people Which improves the quality of life of elderly people. -- 30 Dec 2017
I found the lecture very interesting and dinamic. I recommend it to everyone, specially those working with the elders. -- 29 Dec 2017
Very informative speaker who was well experienced in this area and we are very lucky that we have this resource so that we us nurses can be better equip in acknowledging the importance of doing regular pain score and giving the appropriately analgesia effectively thank you for sharing your expertise -- 24 Dec 2017
well presented -- 24 Dec 2017
Very good pain is such a unique experience that is poorly done especially when you go to work and look at the obs sheet and find that the pain score has not been accessed at all it is so important that we ask the patient on a regular basis what there pain score and acknowledge the patient who are cognitively impaired and also NESB -- 24 Dec 2017
The information was presented in a professional manner. -- 22 Dec 2017
really worthwhile viewing for the acute nurse looking after elderly patients in a palliative, medical or post op setting -- 22 Dec 2017