Pain Management Consultancy

By Dementia Training Australia

  • Enhanced Practice
  • 5 weeks
  • Blended: Online Course and Virtual Classroom
Access on dta.com.au

The overarching aim of this program is to increase understanding of pain assessment and management for people with dementia living in a residential environment. The Pain Management Consultancy consists of: • Recognising and acting on pain in people living with dementia – 3 hour online course for Direct Care Workers • The Pain Puzzle: Recognition, assessment and treatment of pain in people living with dementia – 2 hour online course for Nursing Staff, except those involved in the consultancy • Pain Management Consultancy group via virtual classroom – designated nursing and allied health staff - see opposite for requirements • Written report by consultancy lead

Domains:
Physical Wellbeing

Location:
nationally

Cost:
partly-subsidised

Learning Outcomes

The objectives are to:
  • Provide participants with an understanding of the importance of identifying and responding to pain in people with dementia.
  • Provide participants with an understanding of the workplace attributes necessary to support optimal pain recognition and management.