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Practical Issues in Neuropathic Pain Medicine course for Nurses

Speciality Classification
Nurses
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 reviews the pharmacology of some of the common drugs used to treat neuropathic pain and considers the practical aspects of using these drugs, including a review of the current evidence for their use.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Explain how neuropathic pain medications work when used in chronic pain medicine
  • Describe the problems and side-effects associated with use of antineuropathic agents generally
  • Describe the problems and side-effects associated with use of antineuropathic agents in special populations

The two major classes of drugs used in the treatment of neuropathic pain are antidepressants and anticonvulsants.


PRM123
Instructors / Speakers
John Wilson,
Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

Since qualifying from Edinburgh in 1991, John worked for a few years in general medicine before training in anaesthesia and pain medicine in SE Scotland. This included research in pain medicine and a year as a pain fellow in Auckland New Zealand. He has been a consultant in Edinburgh since 2004.

His MD thesis was entitled ‘The role of the NMDA receptor in neuropathic pain’. John’s pain interests include neuropathic pain and post-amputation pain.

John is a content author with the e-LA project.

Shankar Ramaswamy,
Locum Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine, Barts Health NHS Trust

Since qualifying from Madras Medical College, India in 2001, Shankar did achieved his MD in anaesthesiology at PGIMER, Chandigarh, India. Subsequently, he completed his anaesthetic training in Edinburgh and his Advanced Pain training at Imperial College, London. He successfully completed his FRCA, FFPMRCA and also EDRA examinations and is now a Locum Consultant.

Shankar’s professional interests include management of chronic neuropathic pain, neuromodulation, and ultrasound-guided anaesthetic and pain interventions. He also has a strong interest in research, academics, education and quality improvement. He is currently perusing a PhD in chronic pain at Queen Mary University, London.

Shankar is a content author with the e-PAIN project.

Type
Online Learning
Delivery
Online
Title
Practical Issues in Neuropathic Pain Medicine course for Nurses
Speciality Classification
Nurses
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Chronic Conditions and Disease Management, Pain management, Pain Management and Palliative Care
Location
ONLINE
Provider Type
Education Provider
Location
Online
Reference
07_01_03
Access Duration (in months)
12
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10 Course(s)
12 Month(s)
$990.00
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