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The physiological and anatomical basis of pain course for Dental Practitioners

Speciality Classification
Oral Health
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
30 minutes
Subject matter expert
eLearning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
Faculty of Dental Surgery,elfh,NHS

The session will take you along the journey of pain, from the periphery along the trigeminal nerve to the brain centrally.

Learning objectives

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

  • describe the process through which pain is transmitted
  • explain the role of the trigeminal nerve in pain transmission
  • describe the different nuclei in the brainstem and their involvement in pain transmission
  • describe the gross anatomy and branches of the trigeminal nerve and its involvement in the transmission of pain from the periphery to the brain

 


PRM123
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should:

  • have a basic understanding of the anatomy and function of the trigeminal nerve
Instructors / Speakers
Justin Durham,
Lecturer, Newcastle University

Dr Justin Durham is an NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer in Oral Surgery at Newcastle University’s School of Dental Sciences. One of his research interests is chronic orofacial pain.

Delivery
Title
The physiological and anatomical basis of pain course for Dental Practitioners
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Dental, -- DENTAL --
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
30 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
03_01
Access Duration (in months)
12
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