This 3-hour course is designed to provide people with the tools to spot pain in others. This includes those who may have cognitive impairments or communication difficulties. The course also explores the value of accurately identifying the cause of the pain and matching the treatments that are most likely to relieve it. Finally, the course explores what alternatives are available for those people who prefer not to take medication. Pain management - essential is suitable for both health and social care professionals.
What you will gain by attending this course:-
Understand the physiological causes of pain
State the factors involved in influencing pain
Carry out a comprehensive pain assessment
Describe the non-verbal signs of pain
List the different types and causes of pain
Examine the commonly used analgesics and their side-effects
Explore complementary approaches for pain relief.