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Imaging and Pain course for Nurses

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e-Learning for Healthcare
Endorsed By
Faculty of Pain Medicine RCA, British Pain Society

This session describes the use of various imaging techniques in the diagnosis and management of long-term pain conditions.

Learning Objectives

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

  • List the indications and limitations of different imaging techniques used in pain medicine
  • Request appropriate investigations to help identify common painful conditions
  • Identify anatomical structures on x-ray views of the spine for intervention techniques
  • Explain the purpose of functional MRI (fMRI) in pain medicine

Imaging techniques are used in diagnosis, therapy and intervention management of various chronic pain conditions.

Instructors / Speakers
Rahul Seewal,
Consultant in Anaesthesia & Pain Medicine, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Rahul obtained his MBBS and MD in Anaesthesiology in India, followed by training at The Guys’ & St Thomas’ Hospital and the North Central Thames London rotation. His advanced pain training was completed at The National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery and the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital.

His interests are spinal pain, musculoskeletal pain and neuropathic pain, including neuromodulation.

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

Gajan Rajeswaran,
Consultant Radiologist with a Subspecialist Interest in Musculoskeletal Imaging at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Gajan completed his undergraduate medical training at Imperial College London in 2001 and his radiology training at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital in 2009.

He has completed two post-CCT fellowships in Musculoskeletal Imaging at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital and the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore and worked as a Locum Consultant at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and North West London Hospitals NHS Trust.

He has several peer reviewed radiological publications and has authored a chapter in a textbook. He is actively involved in medical education and has completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education and has organised and taught on several radiological courses.

In addition to the Image Interpretation project, Gajan is also a contributor to the e-PAIN project.

Imaging and Pain course for Nurses
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Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Chronic Conditions and Disease Management, Pain management, Pain Management and Palliative Care
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Education Provider
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