Develop essential pain management skills at our CPD workshop

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Develop essential pain management skills at our CPD workshop

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Don't miss our workshop on pain management led by an experienced acute pain sister

Caring for patients in pain is an essential component of quality person-centred care. Yet a survey in 2016 suggested that as many as a third of hospital nurses may have inadequate knowledge of pain management ranging from erroneous beliefs about opioid addiction to inability to identify opioid effects on older people.

To address this nursing knowledge gap RCNi has teamed up with Knowledge 4 Nurses to run a series of workshops. The session on pain management is aimed at ensuring that participants come away with the necessary knowledge and clinical skills to effectively diagnose, assess and manage pain.

Led by an experienced acute pain sister, the workshop covers:

  • An introduction to pain management
  • How to effectively assess pain
  • Pre-operative and peri-operative management of pain
  • Pharmacology of pain

There will also be a practical learning session on spinal blocks and epidurals under the guidance of a consultant anaesthetist.

The workshop is accredited and can be counted as six hours towards your CPD (continuing professional development) requirements for NMC revalidation. A certificate of attendance will be given to all delegates to add to your revalidation portfolio.


Course fee: Registration is £170+VAT  and includes all course materials, refreshments and lunch

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Our next pain management workshop is on Monday September 4 at the Hilton Newcastle Gateshead, NE8 2AR.

The group size has been limited to just 25 places to ensure that the workshop is interactive and that there is plenty of time to ask questions.

It's likely to be a sell-out so book here without delay to secure your place.

Other workshops will be held in Birmingham and London later this year.

RCNi organises many popular events throughout the year, including workshops, conferences, jobs fairs and revalidation study days. Stay up to date with all the upcoming dates for your diary by visiting the RCNi events calendar.

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