The pain puzzle: Recognition, assessment and treatment of pain in people living with dementia
Certificate of Completion
Increase your understanding of pain assessment and management for people with dementia living in a residential environment.
Suitable for people working in:
Respite Care , Mixed , Primary Care , Acute Care , Residential Care
By completing this course, participants will be able to:
- Describe the importance of optimal pain management in people living with dementia
- Describe how to recognise pain in the absence of verbal communication
- Undertake a comprehensive assessment of pain and describe the role of pain assessment tools
- Describe how assessment information informs an individualised treatment plan
- Describe the importance of an interdisciplinary approach to pain assessment and management in residential aged care
- Understand the importance of ongoing evaluation of the effectiveness of the treatment plan
In this course, you will complete the following modules:
This module raises awareness of the importance of individualised treatments, based on information gained from the comprehensive assessment. Better understand...
Continuing Professional Education
Completion of this course provides 2 hours of continuing professional education. A Certificate of Completion is awarded upon successful completion.
Dementia Training Australia is supported by funding from the Australian Government under the Dementia and Aged Care Services Fund.
Dr Margaret Winbolt
Ms Christine While
Professor Andrew Robinson
Professor Elizabeth Beattie
Dr Andrew Stafford
Associate Professor Belinda Goodenough
Ms Angela Casey
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