“Acquire knowledge regarding signs and symptoms associated with neuropathic pain”
Nurses understand the impact of chronic pain on patients, their lifestyle and their families. The current definition of neuropathic pain used by the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) is ‘pain caused by a lesion or disease of the somatosensory system’. This session reviews current diagnosis and treatment options in Australia.
In this session, you will:
- Gain an understanding of the revised definition of neuropathic pain
- Acquire knowledge regarding signs and symptoms associated with neuropathic pain
- Identify recommended tests to assist in diagnosing neuropathic pain
- Gain an awareness of the medications recommended to manage neuropathic pain in Australia
Nurses are the backbone of health care – the knowledge base of each individual Nurse has a direct impact on the happiness and experience of the recipients of health care services. We are dedicated to providing you with a comprehensive, continually updated CPD library at an affordable price – saving you time and money.