Palliative Care - Principles of Pain Management

Palliative Care - Principles of Pain Management

Health Staff Ed
Updated Jun 26, 2019

Course Overview

This 2 hour interactive course is based on the latest research in this area and identifies best practice in the assessment and management in patients at the end of life.

Target Audience

Nurses and aged care workers

Learning Objectives

Participants will learn the basic principles of pain management be familiar with pain descriptors and the different types of pain and be able to identify some of the barriers to effective pain management.

Business Outcomes

End of life care is an essential skill for all nurses and understanding pain management contributes to patient safety and comfort.