Principles of Pain
19 CPD points + 2 Ethics
2 Day Course covering concepts and models of pain and disability; ethics of pain management; acute and chronic pain physiology and the placebo effect.
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 bio-psychosocial 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
BSc; MSc Med
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Thank you all for a wonderful and immersive experience. Definitely one of the most rewarding workshops I’ve ever attended...
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Phenomenally presented and put together.
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.