Release date: August 2018
Estimated completion time*: 11.5 hrs

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.

*The estimated completion time is an approximate guide and does not account for time spent on optional additional readings and activities.

Course Details Enter Course

Tags: Category 1 Educational activities pathophysiology management of pain palliative care community palliative care tertiary palliative care opioids intrathecal analgesia tenesmus disability disabled child pain transmission pain modulation health advocacy alternative therapy in-patient palliative care ethical dilemma advanced care planning

  • Palliative care in the community setting
  • Palliative care in the tertiary setting
  • Palliative care in the in-patient palliative care unit
  • Opioids in renal failure
  • Intrathecal analgesia
  • Mucositis
  • Prescribing errors
  • Pain assessment and management in the profoundly disabled child
  • Non-pharmacological management of pain
  • In-depth content
  • Case studies
  • Recommended resources
  • References
Contributors Working Group
  • Dr Anil Tandon
  • Dr Peter Eastman
  • Dr Helen Lord
  • Dr Elissa Campbell
  • Dr Vicki Tai
  • Dr Simon Allan
  • Dr Sharon Ryan
  • Dr Melanie Lovell
Peer reviewers
  • A/Prof Rohan Vora
  • Dr Phillip Good
  • Dr Jennifer Weil
  • Dr Greg Parker
  • A/Prof Mark Boughey
  • Dr Bruce Foggo
  • Dr Tamsin Bryan
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