Enrolments 21 Aug 2018 onwards This series of three online modules covers the domain of Pain Management in the Advanced Training Palliative Medicine Curriculum by presenting three long cases in a range of clinical settings. The modules also address a range of domains in the Professional Qualities Curriculum.
Each case should take approximately 2-3 hours to complete, however each are broken into small, 15-30 min sections that you may complete and return to in stages if you wish.
Note: Complete this resource if you have not already started the old Pain Management resource. Please continue your progress and complete the old resource if you are already enrolled in it.
|Release Date:||July, 2014||Revise Date:||August 2018|
Enrolments before 21 Aug 2018 Developed to help trainees develop a minimum level of knowledge and skills in an area of medicine in which there is variable levels of evidence to guide practice, and often divergent opinions on management, the Palliative Medicine Pain Management Modules have been specifically designed in the context of the RACP Advanced Training Curriculum for Palliative Medicine.
Note: This resource is not accepting any further enrolments. Please enrol in the new Pain Management resource if you have not started this resource yet. Please continue your progress and complete this resource if you have already started it.
Format: The course presents relevant scenarios in a series of 3 long cases and 7 short cases. The long cases address in depth the management of patients in the community, hospital and in patient palliative care setting. The short cases address specific issues around pain management. Through an interactive, case-based approach, you can answer a series of case-based questions and then view expert answers written by Palliative Medicine physicians. A list of additional readings is included at the end of each section for trainees who wish to further explore the topic.
1. Palliative Care in the Community Setting
2. Palliative Care in the Tertiary Setting
3. Palliative Care in a Palliative Care Unit
1. Opioids in Renal Failure
2. Intrathecal Analgesia
4. Prescribing Errors
6. Pain Assessment in the Profoundly Disabled Child
7. Non-pharmacological Management of Pain
|Authors:||Dr Anil Tandon, FRACP
Dr Peter Eastman, FRACGP, FAChPM
Dr Helen Lord, FAChPM
Dr Vicki Tai, FRACP, FAChPM
Dr Sharon Ryan, FRACP, FAChPM
Dr Simon Allan MD FRACP FAChPM FR
Dr Melanie Lovell FRACP, FAChPM
Dr Elissa Campbell
|Release Date:||July, 2014||Revise Date:||N/A|