Treatment and management of pain

By Dementia Training Australia

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

This module raises awareness of the importance of individualised treatments, based on information gained from the comprehensive assessment. Better understand the importance of evaluating the effectiveness of treatment interventions. This is module 3 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, staff should be able to:
  • Describe how assessment information informs an individualised treatment plan.
  • Describe the importance of an interdisciplinary approach to pain assessment and management in residential aged care.
  • Understand the importance of ongoing evaluation of the effectiveness of the treatment plan.