Day 1- Understanding the principles of Pain Management in palliative care

 

Title Speaker
Pain Assessment Noreen Holland
The WHO analgesic ladder and the management of pain using opioids.

– 1. How to escalate opioid doses 2. Opioid induced side effect management 3. Management of opioid toxicity 4. Opioid rotation

Dr Norma O Leary
Understanding the Pathways of Pain integrating the ‘why’ of the assessment and ‘how’ the analgesic works Stephanie Doyle

Discussions and questions on the above topics to follow