Chronic Pain - Nursing Assessment and Management Made Easy Seminar

Overview

Chronic pain is difficult to manage, but good outcomes for the patient can be achieved with proper knowledge and application. Attend this seminar and learn about:

  • What causes chronic pain and how it differs to acute pain
  • Why pain is a unique experience
  • How to effectively assess a person with chronic pain
  • Nursing strategies for minimising chronic pain
  • Using opioids judiciously
  • Non-medicine interventions that work
  • Case scenarios to practice putting it all together

 

Need for Program

Chronic pain affects many people in the community and is a major clinical challenge and a common reason for people to visit their GP. Often chronic pain is unable to be cured. Because pain is a multidimensional and unique experience, then treatments and nursing care may vary considerably. Knowing and using today’s best evidence in the assessment and management of a person with chronic pain will result in improved function and wellbeing and lessen the high cost of care for all concerned.

Purpose of Program

The purpose of this seminar is to provide nurses with knowledge relating to chronic pain and evidence-based management strategies to improve care for people with persistent and advanced pain.

Your Learning Outcomes

  • Differentiate between types of pain and how their symptoms manifest in an individual
  • Comprehensively assess patients in your care to determine the nature, the experience, and the impacts of the pain
  • Discriminate between a range of therapies to ensure that the patient receives care that is aligned with The National Pain Strategy Guidelines
  • Formulate a nursing care plan for a person with chronic pain, evaluate the outcome, and revise the plan as needed

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WHEN
June 07, 2018 at 8:30am - June 08, 2018
WHERE
Mecure Hotel Brisbane
85-87 N Quay
Brisbane, Queensland 4000
Australia
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