Geriatric Social Workers of Southeast Michigan



Pain in the Elderly: Myths, Facts and Barriers

  • 04 Nov 2010
  • 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Clare Bridge of Troy



Thursday, November 4, 2010

8:30 – 10:30 A.M.



Clare Bridge of Troy

4900 Northfield Parkway

Troy, MI 48098

Presenter:  Dr. Jennifer Winegarden, DO

In-House Hospice

 “Pain in the Elderly: Myths, Facts and Barriers”

This course will increase the participant’s knowledge on caring for pain in elderly patients. The participant will gain an understanding of different types of pain and the World Health Organization model for pain management. It will also help the participant to develop an awareness of barriers to good pain control as well as pain assessment tools that can be used for all patients, including those who are non-verbal.

RSVP is a must! 248-203-2273 

Registration limited to the first 60 who call in.  

Target audience: social workers, all levels, with geriatric clients. Free to GSWSM members, $10 entry fee for guests and non-members. 1.5 CEU is available for this presentation through the MI Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative
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