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Effective Pain Management
16th June 2020 @ 09:15 - 16:00 BSTGBP192
Discover powerfully effective psychological and behavioural ways to alleviate pain and accelerate healing, with pain specialist Dr Grahame Brown.
Live training delivered online – on Tues 16th June you can attend Dr Grahame Brown’s workshop live via Zoom. The content covered will be the same as his attended workshop and you will have plenty of opportunities to ask questions. All you need is a quiet place to watch, a PC or tablet and a strong internet signal, the rest is easy – simply book your place as normal, and we will email you details of how to join the Zoom workshop.
NB The training will be recorded in case anyone experiences technical difficulties on the day.
What will you learn
An increased understanding of how we perceive pain (from the latest neuroscientific research) and what is happening in the mind/body system
A road map for helping people out of the vicious cycle of chronic pain, or to stop it developing in the first place
The confidence and skills to help patients suffering from persistent pain of whatever cause – no need to feel ‘heart-sink’ with some patients any more.
An understanding of what is going on when pain persists – and what you can do about it
How to reduce the risk of chronic pain developing – prevention is better than cure – and identify the factors that make it likely
A range of psychological chronic pain management techniques to use with your patients or yourself
The importance of the bio-psycho-social model in reducing pain and accelerating healing
How to produce significant pain relief by changing the way people think about their pain – in minutes
An understanding of the value of pain displacement and how to use the brain’s ‘reality simulator’
What the latest neuroscience tell us about the experience of pain
How to use guided imagery, relaxation and distraction to promote chronic pain relief
How to deal with constant pain and promote healing
How healthcare professionals can make their consultations more therapeutic
How to avoid labelling patients’ pain as ‘purely psychological’
The many myths about pain – and why some well-intentioned pain management techniques don’t work and more…
No prior medical knowledge is needed for you to benefit from the day.