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Professional bodies expect their members to keep up to date with developments within their profession so as to ensure that they are practicing in the best interests of themselves and their patients. We offer a number of bespoke CPD courses below on pain related subjects.

Each course comprises a number of links to learning materials that form the body of the course. The paticipant will then be asked to reflect on the learning activities and how they have applied anything they have learnt to their professional activities.

Substance Misuse

The ‘Substance Misuse’ course describes the the assessment and management of people who have a substance misuse problem. The course includes a description of drugs of abuse and the management from a secondary care perspective. This course is at advanced knowledge level. Once you have completed your MCQs, you can save and print your certificate.

The continuing professional development courses (CPD) provide an opportunity for you to study a group of articles (defined as videos, text, podcasts and/or voice-over presentations) around a pain theme. Once you have viewed the articles, you can answer a range of multiple choice questions (MCQs) and obtain certification for studying which will be a valuable contribution to your professional portfolio. Each article within the CPD course will list the author, his or her background and a brief description of the content and/or learning outcomes.

Spiritual Pain

The ‘Spiritual Pain’ CPD course has been developed from the original work of Revd Robert Lloyd Richards who wrote the material for the MSc in Pain Management when he was a Senior Anglican Chaplain at the University Hospital of Wales NHS Trust and from a dissertation completed by Jamie Given, a previous MSc Student. The learning objectives are to:

  • reflect on what the elusive concept of spiritual pain means
  • review spiritual pain within a biopsychosocial model
  • reflect on the relationship between spiritual pain and religion
  • evaluate a number of spiritual typologies appraise a number of loss models
  • explore spirituality as a trans-cultural concept

Return to Work

The ‘Return to Work’ course explores the psychosocial consequences of long term pain and discusses strategies to help and support people in gaining independence, retaining their work status and returning to work. The knowledge level is intermediate to advanced. Once you have completed your MCQs, you can save and print your certificate.

The continuing professional development (CPD) courses provide an opportunity for you to study a group of articles (defined as videos, text, podcasts and/or voice over powerpoint presentations) around a pain theme. Once you have viewed the articles, you can answer a range of multiple choice questions (MCQs) and obtain certification for studying which will be a valuable contribution to your professional portfolio. Each article within the CPD course will list the author, his or her background and a brief description of the content and/or learning outcomes.

Primary Care Pain Management

The ‘Primary Care Pain Management’ course discusses the various approaches to managing pain in primary care settings. The subject areas include practical examples of the assessment process and various tools used in practice. This course is at novice and intermediate knowledge level. Once you have completed your MCQs, you can save and print your certificate.

The continuing professional development courses (CPD) provide an opportunity for you to study a group of articles (defined as videos, text, podcasts and/or voice over powerpoint presentations) around a pain theme. Once you have viewed the articles, you can answer a range of multiple choice questions (MCQs) and obtain certification for studying which will be a valuable contribution to your professional portfolio. Each article within the CPD course will list the author, his or her background and a brief description of the content and/or learning outcomes.

Pharmacokinetics

The ‘Pharmacokinetics’ course describes the basic ways in which drugs work as a foundation to studying applied pharmacology in pain. This course is at the novice to intermediate knowledge levels. Once you have completed your MCQs, you can save and print your certificate.

The continuing professional development courses (CPD) provide an opportunity for you to study a group of articles (defined as videos, text, podcasts and/or voice-over presentations) around a pain theme. Once you have viewed the articles, you can answer a range of multiple choice questions (MCQs) and obtain certification for studying which will be a valuable contribution to your professional portfolio. Each article within the CPD course will list the author, his or her background and a brief description of the content and/or learning outcomes.

Opioids

The ‘Opioids’ course discusses the use of opioids in pain management. The topic areas include opiophobia, the genetic impact of using opioids as well as indications, side effects, etc. This course is at intermediate to advanced knowledge levels. Once you have completed your MCQs, you can save and print your certificate.

The continuing professional development courses (CPD) provide an opportunity for you to study a group of articles (defined as videos, text, podcasts and/or voice over powerpoint presentations) around a pain theme. Once you have viewed the articles, you can answer a range of multiple choice questions (MCQs) and obtain certification for studying which will be a valuable contribution to your professional portfolio. Each article within the CPD course will list the author, his or her background and a brief description of the content and/or learning outcomes.

Neuropathic Pain Assessment

The ‘Neuropathic Pain Assessment’ course discusses the various approaches to assessing this type of pain including definitions. The subject areas include practical examples of the assessment process and various tools used in practice. This course is at novice and intermediate knowledge level. Once you have completed your MCQs, you can save and print your certificate.

The continuing professional development courses (CPD) provide an opportunity for you to study a group of articles (defined as videos, text, podcasts and/or voice over powerpoint presentations) around a pain theme. Once you have viewed the articles, you can answer a range of multiple choice questions (MCQs) and obtain certification for studying which will be a valuable contribution to your professional portfolio. Each article within the CPD course will list the author, his or her background and a brief description of the content and/or learning outcomes.

Low Back Pain: Psychosocial Issues

The ‘Low Back Pain: Psychosocial Issues’ course explores the psychosocial consequences of low back pain and discusses strategies to help and support people in gaining independence, retaining their work status and returning to work. This course is aimed at the intermediate knowledge level. Once you have completed your MCQs, you can save and print your certificate.

The continuing professional development courses (CPD) provide an opportunity for you to study a group of articles (defined as videos, text, podcasts and/or voice over powerpoint presentations) around a pain theme. Once you have viewed the articles, you can answer a range of multiple choice questions (MCQs) and obtain certification for studying which will be a valuable contribution to your professional portfolio. Each article within the CPD course will list the author, his or her background and a brief description of the content and/or learning outcomes.

Low Back Pain

The ‘Low Back Pain’ course provides you with an opportunity to study Low Back Pain, epidemiology, prevention, assessment and management, using the best available evidence. The knowledge level is intermediate to advanced. Once you have completed your MCQs, you can save and print your certificate.

The continuing professional development (CPD) courses provide an opportunity for you to study a group of articles (defined as videos, text, podcasts and/or voice over powerpoint presentations) around a pain theme. Once you have viewed the articles, you can answer a range of multiple choice questions (MCQs) and obtain certification for studying which will be a valuable contribution to your professional portfolio. Each article within the CPD course will list the author, his or her background and a brief description of the content and/or learning outcomes.

Legal and Ethical Issues

The ‘Legal and Ethical Issues’ course examines the concepts of justice and consent as well as providing an overview of legal issues pertinent to health care. This course is at advanced knowledge level. Once you have completed your MCQs, you can save and print your certificate.

The continuing professional development courses (CPD) provide an opportunity for you to study a group of articles (defined as videos, text, podcasts and/or voice over powerpoint presentations) around a pain theme. Once you have viewed the articles, you can answer a range of multiple choice questions (MCQs) and obtain certification for studying which will be a valuable contribution to your professional portfolio. Each article within the CPD course will list the author, his or her background and a brief description of the content and/or learning outcomes.

Human Pain Studied with Neuroimaging

The ‘Human Pain Studied with Neuroimaging’ course discusses why it is important as a field of research in understanding functional and structural changes that occur with pain. The course examines the various key studies that have used neuroimaging to help us better understand pain. This course is at advanced knowledge level. Once you have completed your MCQs, you can save and print your certificate.

The continuing professional development courses (CPD) provide an opportunity for you to study a group of articles (defined as videos, text, podcasts and/or voice-over presentations) around a pain theme. Once you have viewed the articles, you can answer a range of multiple choice questions (MCQs) and obtain certification for studying which will be a valuable contribution to your professional portfolio. Each article within the CPD course will list the author, his or her background and a brief description of the content and/or learning outcomes.

Chronic Post-Surgical Pain

The continuing professional development courses (CPD) provide an opportunity for you to study a group of articles (defined as videos, text, podcasts and/or voice over powerpoint presentations) around a pain theme. Once you have viewed the articles, you can answer a range of multiple choice questions (MCQs) and obtain certification for studying which will be a valuable contribution to your professional portfolio. Each article within the CPD course will list the author, his or her background and a brief description of the content and/or learning outcomes.

The ‘Chronic Post-Surgical Pain’ course describes reasons why people get post surgical chronic pain and the problems in defining what it actually means. The course includes presentations on amputation pain as an example of post surgical chronic pain. This course is at novice and intermediate knowledge levels. Once you have completed your MCQs, you can save and print your certificate.

Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia Teaching Module

The continuing professional development courses (CPD) provide an opportunity for you to study a group of video presentations around a cardiothoracic anaesthesia theme. Once you have viewed the presentations, you can answer a range of multiple choice questions (MCQs) and obtain certification for studying which will be a valuable contribution to your professional portfolio.

Epidemiology

The continuing professional development courses (CPD) provide an opportunity for you to study a group of articles (defined as videos, text, podcasts and/or voice over powerpoint presentations) around a pain theme. Once you have viewed the articles, you can answer a range of multiple choice questions (MCQs) and obtain certification for studying which will be a valuable contribution to your professional portfolio. Each article within the CPD course will list the author, his or her background and a brief description of the content and/or learning outcomes.

The ‘Epidemiology’ course discusses the incidence and prevalence of pain and the impact it has on the individual, the family, NHS and society as a whole. This course is aimed at intermediate and advanced knowledge levels. Once you have completed your MCQs, you can save and print your certificate.