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Webinars

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

Chronic Pain (afternoon)

ACP

20
October 2021

2.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Webinar

2 hours

Tutors

  • Ms Roisin McQuillan
    HSCB Pharmacy Adviser
  • Dr John O'Hanlon
    Pain Management Consultant and Clinical Lead for long term pain services, BHSCT.

Aim

To provide an update on the current evidence base relating to the therapeutic management of chronic pain in primary care.

Learning outcomes

Having completed this webinar, you will be able to:
  • Understand how Chronic Pain differs to Acute Pain
  • Be familiar with the recommendations of the NICE guidance on Chronic Primary Pain
  • Describe updates to the NI Formulary in relation to the management of pain
  • Prescribe effective pharmacological options for the management of patients with chronic pain in line with NIF
  • Discuss the risks of long-term opioid prescribing and strategies to limit the inappropriate use/misuse of analgesics
  • Work with other healthcare professionals to identify and effect change to current practice where required.

Chronic Pain (morning)

ACP

20
October 2021

10.00 am - 12.00 pm

Webinar

2 hours

Tutors

  • Ms Roisin McQuillan
    HSCB Pharmacy Adviser
  • Dr John O'Hanlon
    Pain Management Consultant and Clinical Lead for long term pain services, BHSCT.

Aim

To provide an update on the current evidence base relating to the therapeutic management of chronic pain in primary care.

Learning outcomes

Having completed this webinar, you will be able to:
  • Understand how Chronic Pain differs to Acute Pain
  • Be familiar with the recommendations of the NICE guidance on Chronic Primary Pain
  • Describe updates to the NI Formulary in relation to the management of pain
  • Prescribe effective pharmacological options for the management of patients with chronic pain in line with NIF
  • Discuss the risks of long-term opioid prescribing and strategies to limit the inappropriate use/misuse of analgesics
  • Work with other healthcare professionals to identify and effect change to current practice where required.