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Paediatrics

How to Manage: Chronic Pain

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About the course

A one-day course dealing with the diagnosis, assessment, multidisciplinary management and referral pathways for children and young people who have chronic pain.

Learning aims, objectives and outcomes

  • Identify current concepts of pain physiology in acute and chronic pain
  • Explain underlying mechanisms in clinical presentations of pain
  • Utilise the chronic pain management pathway in children and pain education techniques.
  • Assess pain intensity and pain-associated disability
  • Explain multimodal management principles in nociceptive, neuropathic and functional pain disorders
  • Prescribe and implement rational & evidence-based pain management strategies
  • Identify referral pathways and avoid pitfalls in the management of problematic pain

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