Recognition of Pain
Certificate of Completion
This module presents an overview of pain in people living with dementia and the recognition of pain in the absence of the ability to self-report
Suitable for people working in:
Residential Care , Acute Care , Community Care , Mixed
This module is part of the course:
The Pain puzzle
Recognition of Pain
This module has five sections:
- In this section you are asked to complete a short knowledge quiz
Overview of pain in people with dementia
- In this section a overview of pain in people living with dementia is presented
Recognising pain in the absence of verbal communication
- In this section non-verbal signs of pain are discussed.
- In this section you are prompted to think about the information presented in previous sections.
- In this section you are asked to respond to a series of multiple choice questions which will be assessed.
On completion of this module you should be able to:
Describe the importance of optimal pain management in people living with dementia
Describe how to recognise pain in the absence of verbal communication
Continuing Professional Education
A completion certificate for CPD credit is awarded upon completion of this module.
Dementia Training Australia is supported by funding from the Australian Government under the Dementia and Aged Care Services Fund.
Dr Margaret Winbolt
Ms Christine While
Professor Andrew Robinson
Professor Elizabeth Beattie
Dr Andrew Stafford
Associate Professor Belinda Goodenough
Ms Angela Casey
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