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164126 - From acute to chronic pain - options please!

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Location
Online
Delivery
Face to face
Duration
2 hours

To provide a systematic framework to manage patients when their acute pain continues past 3 months.

Relevance to General Practice

Treatment of opioid addiction should be underpinned by a focus on reduction of harm related to drug use including, but not confined to, a goal of abstinence. As with other medical conditions, assessment of patients with opioid addiction is often part of the initiation of patient-doctor engagement.

Learning outcomes
  • Recognise and understand the role of opioids.
  • Identify appropriate strategies to minimise harm when prescribing opioids.
  • Identify the non opioid options e.g. in knee, back and neuropathic pain
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    Title
    164126 - From acute to chronic pain - options please!
    Location
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    2 hours
    Start Date
    06-Aug-2019
    CPD Points
    2 hours
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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