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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. See Educator Profile


40 Total Rating(s)
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Mandeep kaur Jhajj
07 Nov 2019

It is always great to listen to some real life examples to better understand content.

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Zoe Robins
23 Oct 2019

Very good! Learnt a lot. Thank you.

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Louise Hoogenboom
14 Sep 2019

Very informative.

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Krystal Smith
07 Aug 2019

Great presentation. Personal and clear delivery

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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.