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Key questions on analgesia in palliation

Module summary
Professor Mike Bennett, consultant in palliative medicine, answers questions from Dr Melanie Wynne-Jones on the WHO analgesic ladder, adjuvant medication and self-help strategies
Learning objectives

This module discusses the latest in managing pain in palliative care patients, including:

  • Getting 'value' from the WHO analgesic ladder
  • Self-help strategies and psychological interventions
  • Initiating and adjusting opiate prescribing
  • Non-cancer palliative care prescribing
Author

Professor Michael Bennett is a professor of palliative medicine at St Gemma’s Hospice, Leeds.

Dr Melanie Wynne-Jones is a GP in Stockport, Greater Manchester

Date module published
15/04/2015
Module due for review
15/04/2017
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1 CPD hour
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
2 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
concise, interesting: useful in making opioid management decisions
Samantha Stanbrook
28.02.2017.
good
Heidi Margarete Alexander
24.02.2017.
very good
Malachy Larkin
14.12.2016.
Excellent
Helen Wood
20.09.2016.
Very good.
Gordon Anderson
09.09.2016.