Module 1: Making an effective pain diagnosis: a whole person approach
Understand the importance of a whole person approach to pain assessment, including awareness of important pathophysiological pathways and the complexities underlying pain experiences.
AUD $35.00
Module 2: The impact and management of psychological factors in pain
Recognise patients at risk for long-term distress and disability. Develop a management plan for psychosocial comorbidities in patients with chronic pain.
AUD $35.00
Module 3: A whole person approach to chronic pain
Comprehensively assess and manage complex chronic pain presentations. Educate patients about multidisciplinary pain management.
AUD $35.00
Module 4: Identification and management of neuropathic pain in the primary care setting
Use a systematic assessment to diagnose neuropathic pain, including how to distinguish between neuropathic and nociceptive pain. Develop a treatment plan to address common comorbidities, including when referral is indicated.
AUD $35.00
Module 5: Identification and management of low back pain in the primary care setting
Develop an evidence-based approach to assessing low back pain, with a focus on using practical, effective and time-efficient strategies. Understand why a multimodal vs. unimodal approach to low back pain is more effective.
AUD $35.00
Module 6: Opioids in pain management
Initiate and monitor opioid therapy appropriately in patients with non-malignant chronic pain. Includes resources such as the Opioid Risk Tool for assessing a patient's risk of problematic opioid behaviour.
AUD $35.00
Module 7: Pharmacology of pain medicine
Develop an understanding of analgesic medications and mechanisms present in chronic pain to drive rational prescribing.
AUD $35.00
Module 8: Non-joint musculoskeletal pains
Explore less understood causes of chronic musculoskeletal pain.
AUD $35.00
Module 9: Post-discharge acute pain management
Learn about current evidence and best practice in the management of post-surgical acute pain in the community.
AUD $35.00
Module 10: Understanding pain-related procedures
Commonly performed procedures for pain reduction explained in detail.
AUD $35.00
Module 11: High-dose problematic opioid use
Unravel this complex problem by understanding the influences that drive high opioid use within vulnerable patients.
AUD $35.00
Module 12: Pain in children
Appreciate the differences between adult pain and acute and chronic pain in children to improve your practice.
AUD $35.00
BPM Complete Program (Modules 1 – 12)
Twelve really important things pain specialists would love you to know about pain management.
AUD $300.00
BPM Fundamentals in Pain Management  (Modules 1 – 3)
An in depth introduction to current thinking in pain management from world class authors.
AUD $95.00
BPM Extended Practice in Pain Management (Modules 7 – 12)
Go beyond the essentials of pain management to better understand chronic pain management.
AUD $165.00
BPM The Essentials Of Pain Management (Modules 1 – 6)
A comprehensive, more detailed introduction to pain management covering diagnosis and the identification of common sources of pain, establishing a holistic approach to pain management and Opioid therapy.
AUD $149.00

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