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