This workshop will provide an opportunity for practice-based or care homes pharmacists, GPs and nurse prescribers to: • Update clinical knowledge • Improve awareness of the latest national guidance • Network with colleagues • Consider local implementation to support best practice and patient care. The workshop will include a mix of lecture-style presentations and case studies plus plenty of opportunities for interaction. It will also support the revalidation process.
Pain workshop for practice-based or care homes pharmacists, GPs and nurse prescribers
• Reducing opioid prescribing in chronic pain:
- Background to chronic pain and national guidance
- Opioid efficacy and trial of treatment
- Choice of strong opioid
- Adverse effects of opioids
• Treatment of neuropathic pain
• Sources of support and information
• Local action planning.
If you would like further information about this workshop or other PrescQIPP resources, such as e-learning, please email Andy Cooke: firstname.lastname@example.org
PrescQIPP is a Community Interest Company (a type of social enterprise) which operates on a not for profit basis for the benefit of NHS patients, commissioners and organisations. Our mission is to help NHS organisations to improve medicines-related care to patients, through the provision of robust, accessible and evidence-based resources. We also provide a platform to share innovation, learning and good practice. Further information can be found on our website: www.prescqipp.info
Teas and Coffees provided, but please bring own lunch.