Thursday, March 10, 2016
  (753) Pain Management: Special Considerations for Young Adults, the Workforce and Geriatrics
Track: Medical
Track 2: Pain
Speaker(s): Mary Applegate , Hassan Moinzadeh , Jane Ballantyne , Gary Franklin
Thursday, March 10, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Intermediate

The presenters discuss special considerations for pain management and prescribing practices for special populations, including young adults, working population and geriatric populations.

Learning Objectives: 1. Describe the trends in opioid use within the Medicaid population, specifically young adults; 2. Explain the impact of mental-health conditions on opioid prescribing for the Medicaid population; 3. Describe the correlation to neonatal abstinence syndrome and promising best practice strategies; 4. Describe special considerations for pain treatment of the working population; and 5. Explain special considerations for elderly pain treatment.
IACET: 0.1
RN: 1.5
CME: 1.5