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Common Pain Conditions in Older People course for Allied Health

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

This session describes some of the most common conditions that cause pain in older people, the management of these conditions and the general principles of pain management in this population.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify some of the common causes of pain in older people
  • Describe the presenting features of some of the more common pain conditions that affect older people, including post-herpetic neuralgia, back pain, vascular insufficiency, osteoarthritis and central post-stroke pain
  • Describe the treatment of the more common pain conditions that affect older people
  • List the principle differences in pain management in the elderly population

Chronic pain conditions are common in the elderly.

Epidemiological studies show that the incidence of pain increases with age, and is reported by about half of those aged over 65 years.


PRM123
Instructors / Speakers
Julian Scott-Warren,
Consultant in Pain Medicine and Anaesthesia, The Christie, Manchester

Julian did his undergraduate medical training in Wales and anaesthetics and pain medicine training in Manchester.

His main interests are cancer pain medicine in the contexts of advanced disease, survivorship and during oncological treatment, and anaesthesia for complex cancer surgery.

Julian is a content author on the e-PAIN project.

Delivery
Title
Common Pain Conditions in Older People course for Allied Health
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Chronic Conditions and Disease Management, Pain management, Pain Management and Palliative Care
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Price
Free
Location
Online
Reference
09_02_02
Access Duration (in months)
12
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