Recognition of Pain

By Dementia Training Australia

  • Enhanced Practice
  • 40 minutes
  • Online Module
Access on dta.com.au

This module presents an overview of pain in people living with dementia and the recognition of pain in the absence of the ability to self-report. This is module 1 in the 3-part module series: The Pain Puzzle: Recognition, Assessment and Treatment of Pain in People Living With Dementia

Domains:
Physical Wellbeing

Location:
nationally

Cost:
fully-subsidised

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) :
40 minutes

Learning Outcomes

After completing this module, you should be able to:
  • Describe the importance of optimal pain management in people living with dementia.
  • Describe how to recognise pain in the absence of verbal communication.