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Central mediators of pain course for Dental Practitioners

Speciality Classification
Oral Health
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
20 minutes
Subject matter expert
eLearning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
Faculty of Dental Surgery,elfh,NHS

This session is designed to give the learner a basic understanding of how pain is experienced and analysed within the central nervous system (CNS), and of the factors which may alter this experience.

Learning objectives

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

  • explain what is meant by the 'gate' control theory of pain modulation
  • describe how the sensation of pain is conveyed to the brain
  • classify central nervous system (CNS) neurotransmitters and describe their principal effects and sites of action

Pain is the symptom most commonly complained about to healthcare professionals.


PRM123
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should:

  • have a basic knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the central nervous system
Instructors / Speakers
Ian Fletcher,
Consultant Anaesthetist

Ian Fletcher is a Consultant Anaesthetist working in the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Delivery
Title
Central mediators of pain course for Dental Practitioners
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Dental, -- DENTAL --
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
20 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
03_02
Access Duration (in months)
12
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