Clinical Evaluation, Assessment and Reasoning for Pain
18 CPD points
The 2-day course aims to enable healthcare professionals to approach acute or chronic pain conditions in a systematic and effective way to design an appropriate, comprehensive assessment, use and select evidence-based assessment techniques and strategies to generate a mechanism-based hypothesis and inform effective treatment planning. Participants will be introduced to clinical reasoning considerations related to assessment, a variety of assessment frameworks, self-report questionnaires and assessment techniques.
By the end of this module participants will be able to reliably demonstrate:
- An understanding of the range of assessment tools and techniques available and necessary to perform a comprehensive assessment of a person with pain.
- Will be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills of the clinical reasoning required to select and administer appropriate assessment tools.
- An understanding of the ethical considerations involved in the assessment of a person with pain.
- Will be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills to use assessment findings to negotiate and agree a treatment plan.
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Principles of Pain is an amazing course that really enhances your learning and understanding of pain.
An eye opening experience... Wish I had come across the Principles of Pain course earlier! Extremely well prepared and presented.