New Strategies for Chronic Pain Management – Session 2

$55.00 incl. GST   (AU$)

[dt_list style=”1″ bullet_position=”middle” dividers=”true”][dt_list_item image=””]1.5 CPD HOURS[/dt_list_item][/dt_list]

Session 2 – Non-opioids and weak opioids in chronic pain

At the completion of this session the nurse should be able to discuss the effective use and or issues of simple analgesic, weak opioids and morphine in the management if chronic pain.

NOTE: Facilities (and groups of nurses working from the same facility) receive a discount of 25% on registrations of 5 or more, 40% discount on registrations of 15 or more, 50% discount on 15 or more and 60% on 20 or more!

Content includes:

  • over view of simple analgesics; mechanism of action; their role in chronic pain and adverse effects
  • current evidence on the use of opiates in chronic pain; how they work or not, and the issues
  • the role of weak opioids in chronic pain; how they work or not and the issues
  • the equivalence of weak opioids to morphine