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TENS, Acupuncture and Alternative Treatments course for Allied Health

Speciality Classification
Allied Health
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Subject matter expert
e-Learning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
Faculty of Pain Medicine RCA, British Pain Society

This session describes the roles of TENS and acupuncture in pain practice and introduces the wide spectrum of other alternative treatments that are available.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe the role of TENS and acupuncture in pain practice
  • Describe the mechanisms of action of TENS and acupuncture
  • List the indications and contraindications of these treatments
  • Describe the problems in research to assess the effectiveness of alternative treatments
  • Describe the diversity of alternative treatments used beyond the NHS
  • Recognize the limitations and appropriate context for use of alternative treatments in modern NHS pain practice

Complementary and alternative medical (CAM) treatments for pain are common and popular choices for people experiencing chronic pain.


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Instructors / Speakers
Iain Jones,
Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne

Iain graduated from the University of Glasgow in 1998. He completed his postgraduate training in Anaesthesia and Pain Management in West Yorkshire, and currently works as a Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Management in Newcastle upon Tyne.

His professional interests include rehabilitation in chronic pain and the ethics of pain management.

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

Delivery
Title
TENS, Acupuncture and Alternative Treatments course for Allied Health
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Chronic Conditions and Disease Management, Pain management, Pain Management and Palliative Care
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Price
Free
Location
Online
Reference
04_01_10
Access Duration (in months)
12
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