Principles of Pain (Module 1)

2 Day Course covering concepts and models of pain and disability; ethics of pain management; acute and chronic pain physiology; explaining pain to patients.

CPD: 14 including 2 Ethics


Romy Parker (PhD)

Beverley Bolton (MSc Med Pain Management) 

Course objectives:

This course aims to provide a theoretical framework for health care professionals to use in the management of people with acute and chronic pain. Using a combined didactic and workshop approach, the facilitators will present the evidence that pain is a biopsychosocial construct.

By the end of this module participants will:

  • Know the multidimensional nature of pain - Epidemiology; Definitions and classification; Conceptual pain models; The nature of pain including the role of context
  • Know the basic science of the physiology underlying acute and chronic pain and how the nervous system can change
  • Know the psychological and social factors which contribute to pain and its potential impact
  • Be familiar with evidence-based tools for the screening and assessment of a person with pain
  • Be able to develop an evidence-based patient-centred rehabilitation plan for a person with pain
  • Be aware of the bioethical principles which are important in the assessment and management of pain

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Principles of Pain (Module 1)

Lecturers: Romy Parker & Bev Bolton

26 & 27 November 2021

Online via Zoom 

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Train Pain is a non-profit organisation that provides innovative pain education for transforming health practice.


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