Chronic Pain Management - What Doesn't Work?

CPD
40m
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Lecture Overview

There are a lot of theories around what does and doesn't work for chronic pain management. With the incidence of chronic pain increasing, more and more people are turning to alternative means to find relief from their pain. Fish oil... Turmeric... But just what does the evidence say?

Educators

Portrait of Jenny Gowan
Jenny Gowan

Jenny Gowan, a practising pharmacist, is a teaching associate at Monash University, Melbourne and a clinical associate of RMIT University. She is a member of the PSA Branch committee, the Expert Group for Therapeutic Guidelines – Respiratory version 5, an editorial board member of AUS-DI, SHPA "Don’t Rush to Crush", the Guidelines Committee for the Australian Asthma Handbook (AAH) and the writing group for the RACGP ‘Medical Care of older persons in RACF’ (Silver book). Jenny is an accredited consultant pharmacist who conducts her own company, which focuses on medication reviews in the home and aged care facilities, plus education, writing, training and consultation. Jenny works regularly in community pharmacy plus sessions in a GP clinic at a community health centre. She has published over 400 educational articles. Jenny has presented talks at many Australian and international conferences to GPs, nurse practitioners, nurses, podiatrists, pharmacists, and other health professionals. In 2013, she was awarded the Australian Pharmacist of the Year by the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia and, in 2016, the AACP-MIMs Australian Consultant Pharmacist of the Year. See Educator Profile

Details
CPD40m of CPD
First Published19 October 2017
Updated19 October 2017
Expires
20 September 2018
Topics
Pain Management
Medication Safety
Medications
Drugs
Complementary Therapies
Nutrition
Primary Health Care
Community Nursing
Evidence-Based Practice
Generalist Nursing
Chronic Illness
Depression
Mental Health
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