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Pain Management course for Allied Health

Speciality Classification
Allied Health
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
30 minutes
Subject matter expert
e-Learning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
NHS Health Education England

This is the second of two sessions on childhood pain management. It covers the non-pharmacological and pharmacological management of pain, including the initiation, titration and maintenance of regular opioids, and drug changes when required.

Learning Objectives

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

  • List the three groups of non-pharmacological pain relief measures
  • Describe the WHO 'ladder' stepwise approach to pain management
  • Describe the three stages of good pain management
  • State the adjuvant therapies used for different types of pain
  • State the side effects of opiates

Pain is a highly unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage. Its detection, assessment and management are imperative to improving the quality of life for children and their families.


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Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should complete:

  • Pain Evaluation (172-42)
Instructors / Speakers
Sarah Thompson,
Paediatric Consultant

Sarah is a paediatric consultant working in shared care oncology, which introduced her to the important work to be done in palliative care. For the last 3 years she has also been working for the local children's hospice, providing symptom management and end of life care.

Delivery
Title
Pain Management course for Allied Health
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Paediatric, Palliative care
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
30 minutes
Location
Online
Access Duration (in months)
12
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