Pain management

Persistent pain, drugs and placebos, paediatric pain, elderly patients, psychology, and PT issues and OT and GMI (graded motor imagery) techniques.

1. Introduction / overview (65 minutes)
Dr Paul Hardy

Presentation notes: Introduction / overview [PDF, 6.1 MB]

Introduction / overview

2. Pain psychology (59 minutes)
John Moffat, Clinical Psychologist

Presentation notes: Pain psychology [PDF, 2 MB]

Pain psychology

3. Pain in the elderly (24 minutes)
Claire Atkins

Presentation notes: Pain in the elderly [PDF, 443 KB]

Pain in the elderly

4. Pain prescribing in elderly and paediatric patients (44 minutes)
Chris Jones, Pain Fellow

Presentation notes: Pain prescribing in elderly and paediatric patients [PDF, 373 KB]

Pain prescribing in elderly and paediatric patients

5. Pain in children (34 minutes)
Barbara Day, Senior Physiotherapist

Presentation notes: Pain in children [PDF, 936 KB]

Pain in children

6. Moving, breathing / stimulating (36 minutes)
Dagmar Hempel, Team Leader & Senior Physiotherapist

Presentation notes: Moving, breathing / stimulating [PDF, 654 KB]

Moving, breathing/stimulating

7. Pain OT, graded motor imagery (45 minutes)
Maria Polaczuk, Senior Occupational Therapist

Presentation notes: Pain OT, graded motor imagery [PDF, 1.6 MB]

Pain OT, graded motor imagery

Pain management

Seminar held 20 August 2014

Facilitator: Fiona Corbin – Director, PHARMAC Seminar Series

These presentations are provided for professional development purposes for the benefit of qualified health practitioners and should not be relied upon for any other purpose. Any opinions offered are those of the presenter or other speaker and do not necessarily represent the views of PHARMAC. PHARMAC accepts no responsibility for the accuracy of the information provided.