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Details
CPD1h 10m of CPD
Rating
4.6
Total Rating(s)86
First Published
Updated21 January 2018
Expires 23 January 2019
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia

Course Overview

This Course explores evidence-based guidelines for pain management and includes information on acute, chronic and post-surgical pharmacological pain relief using a multidisciplinary approach.

Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the pharmacology of analgesics in order to facilitate safe and effective pain relief for patients
  • Apply current knowledge of non-opioid analgesics for the safe administration of these medicines
  • Choose an appropriate opioid analgesic based on your assessment to facilitate best practice pain management
  • Use knowledge about alternative therapies for pain management to guide patients in their pain management plan
Disclosure

No conflict of interest exists for anyone in the position to control content for this activity. Wherever possible, generic or non-proprietary names of medications or products have been used.

Educator

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Jenny Gowan, a practising pharmacist, is a teaching associate at Monash University, Melbourne and a clinical associate of RMIT University. She is a member of the PSA Branch committee, the Expert Group for Therapeutic Guidelines – Respiratory version 5, an editorial board member of AUS-DI, SHPA "Don’t Rush to Crush", the Guidelines Committee for the Australian Asthma Handbook (AAH) and the writing group for the RACGP ‘Medical Care of older persons in RACF’ (Silver book). Jenny is an accredited consultant pharmacist who conducts her own company, which focuses on medication reviews in the home and aged care facilities, plus education, writing, training and consultation. Jenny works regularly in community pharmacy plus sessions in a GP clinic at a community health centre. She has published over 400 educational articles. Jenny has presented talks at many Australian and international conferences to GPs, nurse practitioners, nurses, podiatrists, pharmacists, and other health professionals. In 2013, she was awarded the Australian Pharmacist of the Year by the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia and, in 2016, the AACP-MIMs Australian Consultant Pharmacist of the Year.

Details
CPD1h 10m of CPD
Rating
4.6
Total Rating(s)86
First Published
Updated21 January 2018
Expires 23 January 2019
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
Topics
Medication Safety
Medications
Pain Management
Surgical
Chronic Illness
Palliative Care
Learning Tools
Content Integrity

Learner Reviews

4.6
86 Total Rating(s)
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Lynne Arthur
16 Jan 2019

Very imformative

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Demi Rigby-Weir
13 Dec 2018

Great information.

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Debbie Mitschuinig
28 Nov 2018

Excellent resource of medications, adjuvants, schedules and benefits.

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Jen McCarthy
28 Nov 2018

Very informative on all levels of Drug Administration, and I keep updating on these skills as very important in my scope of practice

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Thi Doan Nhi Nguyen
19 Nov 2018

Informative and easy to follow.

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Susan Sinclair
16 Nov 2018

Informative

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Beth Lusk
16 Nov 2018

Very insightful, thanks!

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Jillian Gotts
11 Nov 2018

Very interesting concise learning and reinforcement of pain control and drugs to do so. Captures the attention of audience well. I enjoy listening to this very clever lady speak so will be following her on my education trail.

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Joana Kusi
06 Nov 2018

Very informative

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Helen Sadler
31 Oct 2018

Excellent review, lots of information.