• Course

3 hours

Hospital doctors, Foundation doctors, Medical Students....

Management of acute pain in adults: a guide for foundation doctors

After completing this course of modules, you should:

  • Understand the importance of pain assessment
  • Know how to use an analgesic ladder to guide treatment
  • Be familiar with common analgesic drugs and their side effects
  • Know how to assess a patient who presents acutely with loin pain or renal colic
  • Be able to adapt this knowledge to specific patients, including elderly patients, patients with renal impairment, and patients on long term opioids.

Accreditation

Accreditor credit Accreditation statement
BMJ Learning courses 2.5 credits, 2:30 hours This course is accredited to the combined value of the modules it contains.

Release date

22 Apr 2014

Expiration date

22 Apr 2016