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Self-management in persistent pain

Module summary
GP principal and community pain specialist Dr Tim Williams presents his 10 top tips for helping patients in persistent pain to self-manage their symptoms.
Learning objectives

This module will guide you through what you can do to help patients self-manage pain, offering advice on:

  • Metaphors to explain persistent pain concepts
  • The difference between persistent and prolonged acute pain
  • When is the best time to prescribe opiates
  • How neuropathic pain may require special attention

This session was recorded at Pulse Live London 2015.

Expert speaker

Dr Tim Williams is a GP principal and community pain specialist in Sheffield.

Date module published
06/05/2015
Module due for review
06/05/2017
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
very precise
Chandrakala Morishetty
02.04.2017.
good topic
Chandrakala Morishetty
02.04.2017.
Interesting!
Jonathan Robinson
12.03.2017.
good
Mandy Hough
09.01.2017.
brilliant module. Very helpful.
Anna-Marie Foley
28.01.2017.