A user-friendly Web site on Geriatric Pain -
www.geriatricpain.org - provides quick and easy access to a wide
variety of currently available nursing resources for pain assessment and
management, such as education, evidence-based resources and quality improvement.
The site was created in response to the need for better pain
assessment and management in long-term care environments. The site is a one-stop
web resource that shares best-practice tools and resources that support
recommendations for good pain assessment and management in older adults.
The resources on the Geriatric Pain Web site allow nurses and administrators in
long-term care to:
- Enhance pain outcomes for residents and patients
- Access products that will enhance organizational standards for pain outcomes
- Save time identifying and evaluating quality tools
- Access resources easily in a user-friendly environment