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Definitions and Mechanisms Underlying 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 begins by defining the key terms used in the diagnosis and management of pain. The differences between nociceptive and neuropathic pain are then discussed. The basic anatomy and physiology involved in pain transmission is explained as understanding this will help you to manage pain appropriately.

Objectives:

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

  • Define the key terms used in the diagnosis and management of pain
  • Differentiate between nociceptive and neuropathic pain
  • Identify the basic anatomy and physiology involved in pain transmission and understand why it matters in pain management

PRM123
Instructors / Speakers
Lyn Margetts,
Consultant Anaesthetist, Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Margetts is a Consultant in Anaesthetics and Pain Medicine. She has been a consultant since 2009 and works at Torbay Hospital, South Devon.

Delivery
Title
Definitions and Mechanisms Underlying 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_02
Access Duration (in months)
12
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