Gerontological Cert Review Course: Pain
1.0 Nursing Continuing Education Contact Hour
Course Target Audience
- Nurse Practitioners
- Registered Nurses
The Pain course for the Gerontological Certification Review Course covers the consequences associated with untreated pain in older adults, standardized assessment tools for measuring pain in older adults, strategies for treating pain in older adults, and side effects that can occur from the treatment of pain in older adults.
The Gerontological Certification Review Course is a collection of 13 modules created by the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing in 2021. These modules review knowledge of geriatric nursing and can be used in conjunction with conventional test preparation for the Gerontological Nursing Certification Exam.
The course consists of 13 individual and interactive online modules featuring the latest content developed by faculty at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing, engaging graphics, and knowledge checks for learners as they proceed through the learning content. Additionally, learners can further test their knowledge with a provided practice test of approximately 150 multiple choice questions covered throughout the course.
Course Learning Objectives
- Describe the consequences associated with untreated pain in older adults.
- Apply standardized assessment tools for measuring pain in older adults.
- Identify strategies for treating pain in older adults.
- Recognize side effects that can occur from the treatment of pain in older adults.