Non-Pharmacological Approaches to Pain Management (online course)

Third Party Event

Venue Online
City City Of Edinburgh
County Online
Contact Hours 10
Event Type Course/Workshop
Specialities Pain Management
Presenter Details -
Refreshments Included No
Free Event No
How to Book Booking Form
Booking Link
Contact Person Veronica Davey
Contact Email
Non-Member Price €180.00
Date 11 Apr 2022 09:00 - 15 May 2022 17:00

This course aims to give a broad introduction to non-pharmacological approaches to pain management. Key tenets of non-pharmacological management will be explored and contemporary issues are discussed and debated. The course is fully online and runs for five weeks.

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Learning Objectives

Following participation in this course it is hoped that you will demonstrate an enhanced ability to do the following:

  • critically appraise the evidence base underpinning a range of non-pharmacological pain management techniques
  • synthesize existing ideas and arguments and draw appropriate conclusions from the literature.
  • identify factors which may influence the selection of non-pharmacological strategies for use as part of a biopsychosocial pain management approach.
  • integrate non-pharmacological strategies within a biopsychosocial pain management approach.


The content of this course has been selected and structured to enhance your understanding and facilitate reflection on non-pharmacological strategies.  There are five units in total and these are divided into 5 weeks of course content as follows:

  1. The Role of the Physiotherapist in Pain Management
  2. A Psychological Approach
  3. The Role of Electrotherapies in Pain Management
  4. Physical Activity for Health and Pain Management
  5. Vocational Rehabilitation

*Please note that whilst the content of the courses is set in advance, we do reserve the right to make minor amendments to the course material as necessary

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