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Office of Geriatrics and Extended Care Presents: Pain Management from the ELNEC for Veterans Curriculum

May 17 @ 3:00 pm 4:00 pm EDT

VA employees only need to register for this conference in the VA Talent Management System (VA TMS)

Program Description:  This live, knowledge-based webinar will focus on the basic principles of pain assessment and management with a focus on pain at the end of life. The importance of a comprehensive pain assessment for adequate pain relief will be discussed.  Also, barriers that impede pain assessment and treatment will be presented.  The importance of working collaboratively with the Veteran, their family, and interdisciplinary colleagues for optimal use of medications and non-medical interventions will be included in this training module.

Presenter:  Jane Loitman, MD

Date/Time:  Tuesday, May 17, 2022; 3-4pm ET

Link: Microsoft Teams meeting

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Audience:  Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Chaplains, Social Workers, Psychologists, and others who provide end-of-life care for seriously ill Veterans. Please invite your community hospice partners.

Continuing Education Credits: 1.0;

VA employees pre-register here. (TMS Item # 131003042)

Non-VA employees pre-register here

Accreditations:  ACCME, ACCME-NP, ANCC, APA, ASWB, JAIPCE, NYSED SW, NYSED-P

Registration Additional Information:  When you click on the title at the top of this page, you will be taken to the TMS login page.  After logging in, you will see the Item Detail page for the item.  On the right side of the page, there are three buttons: “Add to Learning Plan,” “Start Course” and “Register Now.”  Select the “Register Now” button.  (Do not select “Add to Learning Plan.”)  On the next screen, select “Confirm.”  After completing registration and at the date/time of the event, return to your VA TMS homepage TO DO LIST and locate the title, select Start Course, and you will receive the Teams Link to Join Meeting option to access the Virtual Conference/Webinar.  If you are not familiar with the VA TMS, go to the TMS Resources website at https://www.valu.va.gov/Home/TMSResources.  For questions or issues regarding the VA TMS website, please contact your local VA TMS Administrator.  The list of VA TMS Administrators can be found on the Inside VA TMS website at http://www.insidetms.va.gov/FindLocalAdmin.html.

If you do not pre-register in TMS for this program, no CEUs will be given.  EES cannot register individuals after the live program has started.

Questions?  For program logistic questions, registration and CEU credits, contact sean.gamble@va.gov.  For topic related questions, contact ryan.weller@va.govThis course is jointly offered by the Office of Geriatrics and Extended Care and the Veterans Health Administration Employee Education System.  You received this announcement because of your likely interest in the content of the specific offering.  Please forward this note to other VHA employees and community hospice partners who might also be interested in this learning opportunity.

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Department of Veterans Affairs