Grand Rounds - Nov. 18, 2022
"Quality Pain Care in Older Adults"

Speaker: Michael Bottros, MD. Clinical Operations & Medical Director of Pain Services, Associate Professor, Division of Pain Management, Department of Anesthesiology, Keck School of Medicine of USC.




  1. Describe the impact of pain in older adults.
  2. Identify the barriers to pain assessment and management in older adults.
  3. Briefly describe the multifaceted nature of suffering when performing a comprehensive pain assessment.
  4. List both non-pharmacologic & pharmacologic treatment options.
  5. Develop a multimodal pain treatment plan for patients with complex pain.

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