Reviewed by: Pat Kelly
*Start this module by clicking the first lesson link below.
This module will focus on certain aspects of analgesia, including distinguishing different types of pain, particularly chronic pain. A holistic approach to pain control is outlined, as well as pain’s impact on the patient, including its causes and treatment options. On completion of this module, it is expected the reader will have a greater understanding of the suitability of different types of analgesia and how the pharmacist can educate the patient on aspects of self-care, among other considerations.
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Each PharmacistCPD module is designed to be completed within the time designated on the Module Introduction page. This is an estimate of the maximum time required to complete the specific module and is determined by the format and content of the module. Users should claim only those credits that reflect the time actually spent on the activity.
To successfully earn credit, participants must complete the activity online, and receive a minimum score of 70% on the post-module assessment.
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