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Recorded lectures

Please note that only GPs, nurses and AHP prescribers working in Northern Ireland are eligible to enrol for these recorded lectures. Northern Ireland pharmacists may also enrol via the NICPLD website.

Chronic pain self-management


Recorded lecture

1 hours

Aim

To provide an update on the current evidence base relating to the self management of chronic pain.

Learning outcomes

Learning Outcomes
  • Define pain
  • Differentiate between acute and chronic pain
  • Understand the consequences of chronic pain
  • Recognise the value of goal setting for patients living with chronic pain
  • Understand the concept of pacing and spacing activities
  • List pain self management programmes available

DOACs

High risk medicines

Recorded lecture

2 hours

Tutors

  • Mrs Roisin Murphy
    Clinical Pharmacist, SHSCT.
  • Ms Sinead Doyle
    Clinical Pharmacist, SHSCT.

Aim

To optimise the use of direct-acting oral anticoagulants (DOACs) in practice.

Learning outcomes

Intended Learning outcomes:
  • Understand the mode of action for the DOACs
  • Appreciate the indications and range of dosing schedules available for these drugs
  • Identify drugs that interact with the DOACs and the effects of such interactions
  • Highlight the key safety issues associated with the DOACs
  • Implement strategies to improve the safe use of DOACs within your patient population.