This two-week workshop provides participants with a comprehensive overview of all major aspects of pain management, integrating basic science with its clinical application. The content is based on the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) core curriculum and facilitated by nationally and internationally recognised specialists in the field of pain management.
The workshop sessions have been developed to increase participant knowledge and skills in assessing and managing patients with acute and/or chronic pain conditions.
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.
A comprehensive overview of all major aspects of pain management, integrating basic science with its clincial application. The content is based on the IASP endorsed Master of Medicine (Pain Management) and Master of Science in Medicine (Pain Management) programs offered through the University of Sydney.
During the first week, participants will be introduced to the extent of the problem and explore pain contributors and assessment.
Topic areas include:
Over the second week, participants will explore current principles of pain management.
Topic areas include:
Note: Curriculum and speakers subject to final confirmation
Week 1 and week 2 workshops are offered as a package and attendance at both is ideal but not essential.
For students enrolled in our postgraduate pain management program, please note that the content of week 1 is essentially equivalent to content covered during your first semester of study and that the content of week 2 is very similar to that of your second semester.
Each week comprises 24 hours of professional development. Participants will receive a certificate of attendance for these hours at the end of the event.
Week 1: Mon 4 Feb - Thu 7 Feb 2019
Week 2: Mon 11 Feb - Thu 14 Feb 2019
Each day runs from 9am until 4:30pm.
Registration fees include morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea on each day. Prices are GST inclusive and are in Australian Dollars (AUD).
|Week 1||Week 2||Both Weeks|
|Current Australian university students**||$800.00||$800.00||$1600.00|
|Current University of Sydney staff||$800.00||$800.00||$1600.00|
|Current University of Sydney pain management degree student*||$250.00||$250.00||$500.00|
*Reduced workshop registration fees are offered for University of Sydney students who are currently enrolled in either the Master of Medicine (Pain Management) or the Master of Science in Medicine (Pain Management) at any of their available levels.
**Proof of current Australian University enrolment will be required
Cancellations before 5pm Friday 25 January 2019 receive a 90% refund of the registration fee (i.e. less 10% administrative fee). There will be no refunds after this date.
The number of registrations is limited to 50 participants. Registrations will close on Friday 25 January 2019.
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