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Pharmacology for Acute 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 considering the mechanisms of acute pain and how this can be managed pharmacologically. The differences between nociceptive and neuropathic pain are then covered. Finally the three main treatments for nociceptive pain are discussed.

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

  • Outline the mechanisms of acute pain
  • Describe the pharmacological management of acute pain
  • Differentiate between the nature and management of nociceptive and neuropathic pain
  • State the mechanisms of action and dosages for paracetamol, NSAIDs and opioids and issues associated with their use

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Instructors / Speakers
Jane Quinlan,
Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Oxford University Hospitals Trust

Since qualifying from St Thomas’ Hospital Medical School in 1990, Jane trained in anaesthesia in London at St Thomas’ and Bart’s hospitals, and in Oxford.

She is now a consultant anaesthetist in Oxford, and an honorary senior clinical lecturer at the University of Oxford.

Jane’s professional interests include acute and inpatient pain management.

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

Delivery
Title
Pharmacology for Acute 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
Location
Online
Reference
02_01_01
Access Duration (in months)
12
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10 Course(s)
12 Month(s)
$990.00
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