Complete Better Pain Management program: 12 modules
The complete 12-module Better Pain Management package delivers an interactive and patient-centric approach to non-malignant chronic pain management. Develop a multi-disciplinary style in the assessment, diagnosis, and management of those experiencing persistent pain. Comprehensive and engaging study designed for health professionals. $315.00 + GST
AUD $315.00
Better Pain Management: Assessment and opioid prescribing. 3 modules
Ready to improve the pain assessment and opioid prescribing decision for your patients? Better understand the pathophysiological mechanisms of pain for the right pharmacological treatment – matching drug therapies with the underlying causative mechanisms of pain. Innovative tools to help recognise opioid dependence and develop skills for managing problematic use. $95.00 + GST
AUD $95.00
Pain Management: An integrated approach for the clinical setting: 6 module package
Ready to apply your pain management knowledge and more skillfully manage both common and specific pain conditions within the clinical setting? Six dedicated modules designed by specialist FPM pain management clinicians - specifically for multi-disciplinary healthcare professionals. Further develop an evidence-based approach to improving outcomes for those under your care. $165.00 + GST
AUD $165.00
Personalise your own 6-module Better Pain Management package
Your 6-module study elective contains essential multi-disciplinary learning options that YOU want. Further improve your management of both common and specific pain conditions and achieve better health outcomes for patients experiencing persistent pain. Simply click 'Buy Now' and then select any 6 modules from the Better Pain Management e-learning library. $165.00 + GST
AUD $165.00 Buy Now
Personalise your own 3-module Better Pain Management package
Build a personalised, 3-module Better Pain Management study package - containing essential multi-disciplinary learning options that you want. Improve your pain management techniques, providing effective treatment options and plans that offer real choices for those patients under your care. Simply click 'Buy Now' then select any 3 modules from the Better Pain Management library, for $95.00 + GST
AUD $95.00 Buy Now
Understanding the pain experience: Diagnosis and assessment for the whole person. 3 modules
The first steps in understanding a contemporary approach to the 'whole person' when assessing pain and pathological pathways. Recognize patients at risk for long-term distress and disability, and generate pain management plans for those with chronic pain. Learn how to educate patients about multidisciplinary pain management from world-leading experts in this field. $95.00 + GST
AUD $95.00
Better Pain Prescribing. Clarity and confidence in opioid management: 6 module package
Develop clearer decision-making in opioids prescribing for those with chronic pain. Learn best-practice pain management techniques for clinically responsible patient outcomes, whilst reducing opioid dependence and harm. FPM specialist clinicians will help you understand how to use non-pharmacological therapies, and optimise opioid treatment plans. $165.00 + GST
AUD $165.00
Making an effective pain diagnosis: a whole person approach
Understand the importance of a whole-person approach to pain assessment and its complexities, including a modern 'sociopsychcobiomedical' perspective of the pain experience and how to recognize key pathophysiological pathways that underly pain. Develop techniques for a more skillful patient communication of your diagnosis. $35.00 + GST
AUD $35.00
The impact and management of psychological factors in pain: 1 module
Recognise and determine the presence of psychological comorbidities in patients with persistent pain. Learn how to assess patients at a heightened risk of progression to long-term distress and disability - using a system of red and yellow flags. Understand the role of pharmacological and non-pharmacological therapies in pain management. $35.00 + GST
AUD $35.00
A whole person approach to chronic pain
Competently perform a thorough patient assessment and manage complex chronic pain presentations. Further examine pain as a multi-dimensional condition involving thoughts, behaviours, nutrition, and other perspectives that directly influence the physical processing of pain. Learn to educate patients on multidisciplinary pain management. $35.00 + GST
AUD $35.00
Neuropathic pain: Identification and management. 1 module
Use a systematic assessment approach to diagnose neuropathic pain, including how to distinguish between neuropathic and nociceptive pain. Develop treatment plans to address common comorbidities, together with a rational choice of investigations in the diagnostic process, knowing when referral is indicated. $35.00 + GST
AUD $35.00
Lower back pain: assessment and management in primary care
Develop an evidence-based approach to assessing low back pain using practical and time-efficient strategies. Specialist clinicians demonstrate how to further define clinical problems using structured physical examinations. Understand why a multimodal vs unimodal approach to low back pain presentations is likely to be more effective. $35.00 + GST
AUD $35.00
Opioids in pain management
Develop clearer decision-making in opioids prescribing for those with non-malignant chronic pain. Learn best-practice pain management techniques for clinically responsible patient outcomes, whilst reducing opioid dependence and harm. FPM pain specialists show how to use non-pharmacological therapies, optimizing opioid treatment plans. $35.00 + GST
AUD $35.00
Pharmacology of pain medicine
Understand the pathophysiology of pain and how different types of medication can target the pain pathway. Execute a more targeted approach to the choice of pharmacological treatment, matching drug therapies with the underlying causative mechanisms of pain - avoiding sub-optimal patient outcomes that may be due to higher doses of ineffective drugs. $35.00 + GST
AUD $35.00
Non-joint musculoskeletal pain
Capturing less understood causes of chronic musculoskeletal conditions, learn how to better manage pain associated with trauma, postural strain, repetition and age-related changes to the integrity of structures. Includes common types of non-rheumatological causes of musculoskeletal pain, with their pathological mechanisms and diagnosis. $35.00 + GST
AUD $35.00
Acute pain management: post-discharge
Develop your skills in the ongoing management of acute or traumatic pain, post-surgical. With increasing early recovery protocol trends, learn to support and manage discharge patients under your care. Understand professional requirements of managing post-surgical acute pain in the community, with risks/benefits of opioids in managing pain. $35.00 + GST
AUD $35.00

Better Pain Management is an initiative of the Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists.