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Year 2018
June 2018
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Talk on Pain Management

13 Jun 2019
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This 2-hour introductory talk aims to help participants to:

  • Understand the principles of pain assessment and management in palliative care
  • Be aware of commonly used opioids and its side effects in cancer pain management

For more information, please see brochure.

The following topics will be covered:

  • Pain and concept of ‘Total Pain’
  • Pain assessment and its barrier
  • Different types of pain and its common descriptors
  • World Health Organization ‘analgesic ladder’
  • The non-pharmacological approach in the management of pain
  • The pharmacological approach including commonly used opioids in cancer pain
  • The role of nurses in assessment and management of pain

Enrolled Nurses and Nursing Aides working in nursing homes, hospices or community hospitals who care for patients with life-limiting conditions.

Course fees before subsidy: SGD 70.62 per person (including GST)

*Prevailing course fee subsidy for staff working in eligible Community Care organisations:
90% for Singaporean/PR and 45% for non-Singaporean/PR.
*Organisations will be billed the amount after subsidy.


Date: 13 June 2019
Time: 10am – 12pm
Venue: Dover Park Hospice, 10 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore 308436

Please register via AIC ILTC-LMS. Registration closing date is 24 May 2019.

For those without access to AIC LMS, please complete the course registration form and send to enquiries@palc.org.sg.course registration form

You may contact us at enquiries@palc.org.sg or 6500 7269 if you have any queries.

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