Pain Management

This module assesses your clinical knowledge of pain management in a palliative care setting. Complete all 10 clinical cases successfully to receive your 1 Hour CPD Certificate.

GBP (£) £ 8.00

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Pain Management | Module 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 module — and achieve the minimum pass rate of 60% — you'll be awarded with a downloadable 1 hour CPD Certificate, which you can print or upload to your CPD Portfolio.

Aims & Objectives

On completion of this module, 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 the 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

Palliative Medicine CPD Course
3 Modules Only £5

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Boosting Clinical Knowledge

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