Pain Management

This module will assess your knowledge of pain management, and on successful completion of all 10 questions, you'll be awarded with a one hour CPD Certificate.

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Resource Overview

This educational resource, developed in conjunction with Dr Melanie Jefferson (Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Cardiff) delivers a series of self-assessment questions based around specific clinical scenarios testing you on the typical aspects of pain management in a palliative setting.

Once you complete the resource - and achieve the minimum pass rate of 60% - you'll be awarded with a downloadable one hour CPD Certificate, which you can print or upload to your CPD Portfolio.

Aims and Objectives

On completion of this resource, you will be able to:

  • Implement the principles underlying management of cancer pain in different clinical scenarios
  • Reflect upon the holistic management of patients and how it applies in daily clinical practice
  • Further develop your clinical decision-making skills in the management of cancer pain
  • Correctly assess the potential causes of pain to enable development of the best treatment plan
  • Apply the WHO Analgesic ladder appropriately in the management of cancer pain
  • Become familiar with the principles and practice of opioid rotation
  • Consider the use of adjuvant drugs in the management of cancer pain
  • Clarify the role of non-pharmacological treatments in cancer pain management
  • Becoming familiar with the newer opioid preparations and how they may be best used
  • Adopt a holistic model for pain management

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