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Epidemiology and the Burden of 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 explains how the prevalence and consequences of acute and chronic pain affect both individuals and society as a whole.
 

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

  • Identify the prevalence of acute and chronic pain in the general population
  • Describe the impact of chronic pain on quality of life and socio-economic status
  • Explain how the burden of pain affects society as a whole
  • Identify risk factors for the development of chronic pain

The impact of pain on the individual, the healthcare system, the economy and society means that pain is a huge burden and the importance of managing this condition successfully cannot be underestimated.
 


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Instructors / Speakers
Robert Searle,
Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Royal Cornwall Hospital

Rob is an Anaesthetist and Pain Management Consultant in Cornwall.

His research interests are in acute neuropathic pain and he is a member of the professional standards committee of the Faculty of Pain Medicine.

Rob is a module editor and content author for the e-PAIN project.

Delivery
Title
Epidemiology and the Burden of 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_01
Access Duration (in months)
12
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