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Pathways through Pain

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Course Description

By completing this course you will gain a greater understanding of persistent pain, its self-management and increased confidence and awareness in persistent pain management.

The Pathways through pain course has been created to provide practitioners with information on how to support people with pain to self-manage. It aims to help practitioners understand the key steps in the Chronic Persistent Pain Pathway and ways to use them.

It has been developed in conjunction with the experts from the PainSense Team at ADI Health.

By completing this course you will gain a greater understanding of persistent pain, its self-management and increased confidence and awareness in persistent pain management.

Why take The Pathways through pain course?
It can help practitioners in building skills and confidence to support patients’ growing self-management capabilities.

On completion of this course learners will have a better understanding of how to support people with pain to self-manage in key areas:

Understanding more about persistent pain
Improving fitness and activity
Improving goal setting
Reducing stress of pain
Managing setbacks
Guiding the person to relevant local resources for self-management
Understanding the key steps in the Chronic Persistent Pain Pathway and ways to use them.
Assessing chronic pain and its impact through the patient’s use of four assessment tools
Using patient self-assessment information to aid joint management planning
Guiding patients into the use of self-management resources
Understanding and linking patients to supportive local resources to self- manage in key areas
This course is relevant to anybody involved in pain management.

When you’ve completed this online training you will sit an online test and, once successful, you can download your certificate.

Lesson Plan
The subjects covered in this module include:

  • Defining persistent pain and its impact on health and well-being
  • Person-centred approaches
  • Diagnosis and management aspects
  • Understanding more about self-management
  • GP and primary care role in persistent pain management
  • Introducing the Leeds Map of Medicine Pathway for Chronic Pain
  • Assessing the severity of impact of pain
  • Using four assessment tools
  • More on managing pain

Accreditation
The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

Duration
Approximately 1 – 2 hours. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. The course is self-paced with interactive screens, links to extensive additional resources and multiple components. Your progress will be recorded throughout.

Target Audience
Practitioners with an interest in pain management.

Entry Requirements
There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

£55.00 + VAT

Volume discounts available

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