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Masterclass: Palliative Approaches to Pain Assessment and Management

08-10-2019
09.30-16.30
Education Centre
This masterclass is designed for all healthcare professionals caring for people with life-limiting illness.

It aims to support further development of your knowledge and skills in the delivery of impeccable pain assessment and management within a palliative care context

What will I study?
This masterclass explores the complexity of pain assessment and the challenges that healthcare professionals face to manage pain successfully. It primarily focuses on:
• Pathophysiology of nociceptive and neuropathic pain
• Classification and assessment of pain using a holistic palliative care approach
• Traditional and innovative evidence- based interventions related to pain management

Learning objectives
• Enhance competence and confidence in conducting an impeccable pain assessment using a holistic palliative care approach
• Be able to diagnose pain more confidently and competently
• Examine the effectiveness of standard analgesic guidelines in directing safe and effective pharmacological interventions

Cost : £100 per person