Overview of Course
This programme provides a comprehensive approach to assessment and management of pain. It focuses on pharmacological and non pharmacological methods. Overview of ASK & LISTEN Approach. It discusses pain types and effective approaches and explores Pain Assessment Tools. It provides an overview of the psychological consequences of unresolved pain and looks at use of the World Health Organisation’s 3 step pain ladder.
Aims of Course
To enhance nurses and allied health professional’s knowledge and skills in the area of pain management in elderly care settings using a person-centred approach.
This programme explores a holistic and comprehensive approach to pain assessment and management and empowers nurses and allied health professionals to meet the needs of patients who are in pain and to improve their quality of life as a result.
All nurses and health professionals interested in learning more about Pain Management.