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Year 2018
June 2018

Talk on Pain Management

13 Jun 2019
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This 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

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: Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine
Nanyang Technological University, Novena Campus
11 Mandalay Road Singapore 308232

Registration will open in April 2019.

If you are keen to register, please email to enquiries@palc.org.sg and we will be in touch.

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