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Multidisciplinary Management of Chronic Pain course for Medical Doctors

Speciality Classification
Medical Doctors
Time / Duration
30 minutes
Subject matter expert
e-Learning for Healthcare
Endorsed By
Faculty of Pain Medicine RCA, British Pain Society

This session describes the management of chronic pain by using non-pharmacological treatment and integration of medical, psychological and activity management strategies across a multidisciplinary team.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Explain how the biopsychosocial model creates opportunities for therapeutic intervention in chronic pain
  • Describe the aims of the treatment of chronic pain
  • Describe the role and responsibilities of the members of the multidisciplinary team in pain management
  • Critically appraise the evidence base for the multidisciplinary management of chronic pain
  • Select appropriate methods for assessing outcome of treatment

Chronic pain is a complex sensory, emotional, cognitive and behavioural long-term health condition. Patients often have complex multidimensional problems, which require a multidisciplinary approach.

Instructors / Speakers
Sailesh Mishra,
Consultant in Pain Management and Anaesthesia, Acute Pain Lead, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Sailesh completed his undergraduate medical training and postgraduate specialist training (MD) in Anesthetics in India and moved to the UK in 2003. He completed his specialist training programme for his Anesthetics and Pain Medicine fellowship in Manchester and subsequently started his consultant career in Newcastle in 2011.

He leads the acute pain service in his hospital and is a lecturer and lead trainer for undergraduates in Pain Management at Newcastle University.

Sailesh is a content author for the e-PAIN project.

Multidisciplinary Management of Chronic Pain course for Medical Doctors
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Chronic Conditions and Disease Management, Pain management, Pain Management and Palliative Care
Provider Type
Education Provider
Time / Duration
30 minutes
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