The New Approach to Palliative Care – Session 7

$55.00 incl. GST   (AU$)

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Session 7 – Pain Assessment & Management

At the completion of this session the nurse should be able to differentiate chronic pain from acute pain; identify and discuss the assessment and ethics of pain management; list best practice points on the use of analgesics, especially morphine.

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:

  • myths and definitions chronic pain; acute pain; pain experienced by older adults and those with a dementia
  • applying the palliative approach to pain management
  • pain management an urgent ethical issue
  • advances in pain management
  • best practice points on use of analgesics, including morphine