New Strategies for Chronic Pain Management – Session 4

$55.00 incl. GST   (AU$)

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Session 4 – Opioids and hyperalgesia, addiction, dependence; neuropathic pain

At the completion of this session the nurse should be able to discuss the issues of opioid use in the management of chronic pain; define and discuss the mechanism of neuropathic 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:

  • do people with end stage dementia ‘qualify’ for a palliative approach?
  • tolerance and the paradox response of hyperalgesia
  • dependence, tolerance and pseudo-addiction
  • current evidence on the Bio-PsychoSocial model and its role in chronic pain management
  • introduction to neuropathic pain