Co-occurring Pain and Substance Use Disorders in Older Adults

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Submitted by Minnesota North... on Jun 9, 2022 - 11:36am CDT

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This webinar (1:07:57 minutes) given by Theodore Parran Jr. discusses issues around substance disorders and the management of pain. By the end of this webinar, learners should be able to: (1) describe the unique epidemiology of substance use disorders in this generation of older adults; (2) explain how to utilize validated screening tools to identify and assess pain issues and substance use disorders; and (3) discuss an approach to acute pain and chronic pain management in older adult populations affected by substance use disorders. Registration is required by the creators to access the material but there is no charge. (Webinar starts at 3:28 minutes.)

Theodore Parran Jr.
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