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Common Medications and Therapies for Pain course for Nurses

Speciality Classification
Nurses
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
30 minutes
Subject matter expert
e-Learning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
Faculty of Pain Medicine RCA, British Pain Society

This session describes the most common pharmacological and non-pharmacological methods used in the management of pain, including how these medications are used, contraindications and side-effects.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Explain how common analgesics work
  • Identify common side-effects of medications used to treat pain
  • Identify appropriate analgesia for different severities of pain
  • Recognize contraindications to medications given for pain
  • Identify when to use non-pharmacological techniques to manage pain

The management of pain involves a multidimensional approach using a combination of pharmacological and non-pharmacological methods. It is important to consider diagnosis, treat physical and emotional elements and titrate pain management to individual patients.


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Instructors / Speakers
Ruth Cowen,
Anaesthetic Specialist Trainee, Imperial School of Anaesthesia, London

Ruth graduated from Oxford University in 2005 and worked in the Oxford Deanery before training in the Imperial School of Anaesthesia, London.

Her interests include acute and chronic pain management, regional techniques and paediatric anaesthesia.

She is an author for the e-PAIN project.

Delivery
Title
Common Medications and Therapies for Pain course for Nurses
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Chronic Conditions and Disease Management, Pain management, Pain Management and Palliative Care
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
30 minutes
Price
Free
Location
Online
Reference
01_01_04
Access Duration (in months)
12
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