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Acute Pain in Children course for Nurses

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Subject matter expert
e-Learning for Healthcare
Endorsed By
Faculty of Pain Medicine RCA, British Pain Society

This session describes the principles of delivering effective analgesic management to children in acute pain associated with ongoing illness, surgery, trauma or painful procedures in a clinical setting.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Summarize the basic concepts of good acute pain management in children
  • Recognize the importance of analgesic planning and communication
  • List the general principles of managing procedural, medical, traumatic and postoperative pain
  • Recognize the effect of development on analgesic use
  • Explain and be able to apply the concept of multimodal analgesia

It is possible to provide effective and safe acute pain management to children of all ages in a variety of clinical settings.

Instructors / Speakers
Glyn Williams,
Consultant in Paediatric Anaesthesia and Pain Management at Great Ormond Street Hospital, London

Glyn originally trained at St Bartholomew’s Hospital and continued with his specialist training in London.

He has published in a number of areas on the subject of Paediatric Pain, including developmental and genetic factors affecting the use of opioids, treatment of postoperative pain in children and the treatment of medically-related pain in children.

Glyn is a content author for both the e-LA and e-PAIN projects.

Anoo Jain,
Consultant in Neonatal Intensive Care, Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, University Hospital Bristol NHS Foundation Trust, Bristol

Anoo has practiced exclusively in newborn care for 15 years and for the last 10 years in the Regional Neonatal Care Unit in Bristol. He manages the care of newborn babies every day in the postnatal ward and in intensive care ranging from routine care of a well baby, to delivery room management, to a complex very sick baby. In his current post he sees approximately 700 admissions to the newborn unit per year and 6500 normal deliveries.

He has a Doctorate of Medicine for his postgraduate research into topical Amethocaine gel. In addition, he has 15 peer reviewed publications in Newborn Care, including two chapters in a standard Neonatal Textbook (Roberton Textbook of Neonatal Medicine).

Anoo has a longstanding interest in pain management in newborn babies and is a content author for the e-PAIN project.

Acute Pain in Children course for Nurses
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Chronic Conditions and Disease Management, Pain management, Pain Management and Palliative Care
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