Pain Management Multidisciplinary Workshop

About

Workshop Attendees.

This two week (Monday - Thursday) Workshop is based on the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) core curriculum and facilitated by leading specialists in the field of pain management.

The workshop is designed for nurses, doctors, dentists, psychologists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, osteopaths, pharmacists and other health professionals with an interest in learning about current views and approaches to the assessment and management of pain.

For students enrolled in the University of Sydneys' Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Masters degree programs in Pain Management, please note that the content of Week 1 is essentially equivalent to that covered during your first semester of study and that the content of Week 2 is very similar to that of your second semester.

This workshop is normally run in February of each year.

2015 Workshop Dates


   Week 1: Mon 9 Feb - Thu 12 Feb 2015
   Week 2: Mon 16 Feb - Thu 19 Feb 2015

You are welcome to register for either or both weeks. Registrations close on 30 January 2015.

Workshop Outline

Week 1: The Problem of Pain Week 2: The Management of Pain

The first week introduces participants to the extent of the problem and explores pain contributors and assessment.

Topic areas include:

  • Biopsychosocial aspects of pain
  • Neurobiology related to mechanisms of pain
  • Pharmacology
  • Psychology: assessment
  • Research design: clinical trials: epidemiology
  • Acute pain assessment
  • Case presentations

In the second week participants explore current principles of pain management.


Topic areas include:

  • Ethics and legal issues
  • Musculoskeletal pain
  • Pain in children
  • Pain in the elderly
  • Psychology: intervention
  • Cancer pain
  • Neuropathic pain
  • Chronic pain: multidisciplinary management
  • Case presentations

Venue

The Pain Management workshop will be held at:

Kolling Building
Royal North Shore Hospital (RNSH)
Reserve Rd
St Leonards NSW 2065

Map: Royal North Shore Hospital
Map: Royal North Shore Hospital in St Leonards
Map: St Leonards in Sydney

St Leonards train station is on the T1 North Shore & Northern Line and is a 5 minute walk from the hospital. It takes approximately 20 minutes to travel by train from St Leonards to Central Station in the city.

Fees

Registration fees include morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea on each day. Prices are GST inclusive and are in Australian Dollars (AUD).

Registration Type Week 1 Week 2 Both Weeks
Standard $880.00 $880.00 $1760.00
Student* $187.00 $187.00 $374.00


*Reduced workshop registration fees are offered for University of Sydney students who are enrolled in either the Graduate Certificate in Pain Management, Graduate Diploma in Pain Management, Master of Medicine (Pain Management) or the Master of Science in Medicine (Pain Management) degree programs.

Registration

  • To register and pay by credit card, click here
  • To register and pay by cheque or request an invoice, download our brochure and complete the application form
Note:
  • The number of registrations is limited to 50 participants
  • Registrations close on 31 January 2015

Refund and Cancellation Policy

Cancellations before 31 January 2015 receive a 90% refund of the registration fee (i.e. less 10% administrative fee). There will be no refunds after this date.