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Hot topics in non-palliative pain control (2 CPD hours)

Using four primary care case histories, this module will guide you through the latest in pain management for osteoarthritis, complex regional pain syndrome, chronic low back pain and neuropathic pain.


To improve your understanding of:

  • The use of diclofenac in pain relief
  • Opioid prescribing in chronic non-cancer pain
  • The difference between neuropathic pain and nociceptive pain
  • Complex regional pain syndrome, and its management in primary care

In this interactive module, you will learn as you work through real-life primary care patient scenarios. You will be assessed before starting the module and again at the end, to gauge how your knowledge has improved.

You don’t have to complete the whole module in one sitting. You can break off at any point mid-module and pick up again where you left off by pressing the Resume Module button alongside the module title in your Pulse Learning CPD log.

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