Save the date May 27 & 28, 2022 (GMT+2) Event Details
This course aims to provide a theoretical framework for health care professionals to use in the management of people with acute and chronic pain. Using a combined didactic and workshop approach, the facilitators will present the evidence that pain is a bio-psychosocial construct.
By the end of this module participants will:
*Know the multidimensional nature of pain - Epidemiology; Definitions and classification; Conceptual pain models; The nature of pain including the role of context
*Know the basic science of the physiology underlying acute and chronic pain and how the
nervous system can change
*Know the psychological and social factors which contribute to pain and its potential impact
*Be familiar with evidence-based tools for the screening and assessment of a person with pain
*Be able to develop an evidence-based patient-centred rehabilitation plan for a person with pain
*Be aware of the bioethical principles which are important in the assessment and management of pain
Lecturers Beverley Bolton Director & Lecturer of Train Pain Academy
Bev is a clinical physiotherapist and teacher in the fields of chronic pain and healthcare communication. She is a founder and director of the non-profit organisation Train Pain Academy NPO, formed to provide collaborative pain education and skills-training to healthcare professionals managing acute and chronic pain in normal clinical practice.
She obtained her MSc Medicine in Pain Management through Sydney University in 2007 and has additional qualifications in Healthcare Communication and Motivational Interviewing. She is the national representative for South Africa and is on the Advisory Committee of EACH (The International Association for Communication in Healthcare). She is passionate about helping healthcare professionals learn skills to form strong therapeutic relationships with their patients that will enable them to change and live a life they find meaningful. Romy Parker Director & Lecturer of Train Pain Academy
Romy Parker is an Associate Professor and Director of the Pain Management Unit in the Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine at the University of Cape Town. She is an active researcher who has successfully supervised numerous postgraduate students. Associate Professor Parker is the course convenor of the Postgraduate Diploma in Interdisciplinary Pain Management, the first programme of its kind in Africa. She is an experienced physiotherapy clinician working in chronic pain management as part of the Chronic Pain Management interdisciplinary team of Groote Schuur Hospital. Her research focusses on pain, with emphasis on developing and testing mechanism-based treatments relevant to a South African context. She is the current president of PainSA (the South African chapter of the International Association for the Study of Pain), Past-Chair of the Pain, Mind and Movement Special Interest Group of IASP and an Honorary Life Member of the Pain Management Physiotherapy Group of the South African Society of Physiotherapy.
Course Fees Seat at POP (May) - Non Members
* 2 day interactive online course * Printed manual * Post course tutorials * Marking of exam * 19 CPD points + 2 Ethics BELOW PRICING EXCLUDES VAT R 3,300 Seat at POP (May) - Associate Members only
(This ticket is only available to members of PMPG and graduates of the Certificate and PG Dip in pain management)
Ticket includes: * 2 day interactive online course * Printed manual * Post course tutorials * Marking of exam * 19 CPD points + 2 Ethics BELOW PRICING EXCLUDES VAT R 3,100 Seat at POP (May) - Full Members only
(This ticket is only available to Full Members of Train Pain Academy)
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