BPM Complete Program: all modules included

Price: AUD $346.50

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The BPM Complete Program includes access to all the modules listed below:

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. Learn more »

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. Learn more »

Module 3: A whole person approach to chronic pain
Comprehensively assess and manage complex chronic pain presentations. Educate patients about multidisciplinary pain management. Learn more »

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. Learn more »

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. Learn more »

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 patients’s risk of problematic opioid behaviour. Learn more »

Module 7: Pharmacology of pain medicine
Develop an understanding of analgesic medications and mechanisms present in chronic pain to drive rational prescribing. Learn more »

Module 8: Non-joint musculoskeletal pains
Explore less understood causes of chronic musculoskeletal pain. Learn more »

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. Learn more »

Module 10: Understanding pain-related procedures
Commonly performed procedures for pain reduction explained in detail. Learn more »

Module 11: High-dose problematic opioid use
Unravel this complex problem by understanding the influences that drive high opioid use within vulnerable patients. Learn more »

Module 12: Pain in children
Appreciate the differences between adult pain and acute and chronic pain in children to improve your practice.
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Price: AUD $346.50

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