Online dementia course

The pain puzzle: Recognition, assessment and treatment of pain in people living with dementia

2 hours

2 weeks

Cost free

Certificate of Completion

Increase your understanding of pain assessment and management for people with dementia living in a residential environment.

Suitable for people working in:

Residential Care , Acute Care , Primary care , Mixed , Respite Care

The pain puzzle: Recognition, assessment and treatment of pain in people living with dementia

About this course

In this course, you will complete the following modules:

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MODULE 1

Recognition of Pain

40 mins
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This module presents an overview of pain in people living with dementia and the recognition of pain in the absence...

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MODULE 2

Assessment of pain

40 mins
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This module presents a practical and systematic approach to conducting a comprehensive pain assessment.

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MODULE 3

Treatment and management of pain

40 mins
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This module raises awareness of the importance of individualised treatments, based on information gained from the comprehensive assessment. Better understand...

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Online modules

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Prerequisites

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