Pain Management Fellowship ( online ) :

  • 270 hours of learning content - flexible you can begin any time 
  • CPD hours :270 h
  • Case-study based assessment

Learn how to diagnose and manage pain effectively

Pain Management Fellowship online  is designed to help healthcare professionals diagnose and safely manage pain. It is aimed at practitioners who are not pain specialists but who care for patients suffering from acute, chronic and cancer pain. The content is relevant globally.

High-quality pain management training 

This programme specifically enables you to:

  • improve your recognition of unrelieved acute and chronic pain amongst patients
  • provide appropriate assessment
  • manage pain effectively
  • ensure patient safety

Relevant to healthcare professionals globally

Using the programme, you can explore the physical, psychological and social dimensions of pain. The content is packed with interactive elements, including case studies, animations and self-assessment exercises, to embed learning and understanding.

Pain Management Fellowship has been developed in the UK by the Faculty of Pain Medicine ( partner with Oxford), of the Royal College of Anaesthetists, the British Pain Society and Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare.

This programme is a versatile resource and our learners include hospital doctors, medical students, nurses, paramedics, clinical psychologists and primary care practitioners.

Pain Management Fellowship

3 500,00€ Regular Price
200,00€Sale Price

    Introducing Pain Management

    • Epidemiology and the Burden of Pain
    • Definitions and Mechanisms of Pain
    • History, Examination and Assessment of Pain
    • Common Medications and Therapies for Pain
    • Acute Pain Management

    Acute Pain

    • History, Organisation and Objectives of Acute Pain Teams
    • History, Examination and Simple Uni-dimensional Tools
    • Perioperative Management of Chronic Pain Patients, including those on Pre-existing Opioid Therapy
    • Preventative versus Pre-emptive Analgesia
    • Chronic Post-surgical Pain
    • Step III: Administration Techniques, Bolus, PRN (as needed), Infusion
    • Step III: Administration Techniques, Intravenous Patient-Controlled Analgesia
    • Step III: Administration Techniques – Oral, Intramuscular, Subcutaneous, Rectal, Sublingual and Inhaled

    Pain as a Long-Term Condition

    • Chronic Pain Management
    • Predictors for Chronic Pain
    • Biopsychosocial Model in Pain Management

    Treatment and Therapies

    • Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs
    • Paracetamol
    • Opioids – Basic Principles
    • Commonly Used Opioids
    • Local Anaesthetics
    • Multimodal Analgesia
    • Assessing Treatment Effectiveness
    • Antidepressants and Anticonvulsants
    • Multidisciplinary Management of Chronic Pain
    • Psychological Assessment and Approach to Treatment
    • Interventional Procedures for Pain Relief
    • TENS, Acupuncture and Alternative Treatments

    Pain Conditions Around the Body

    • Primary Headache
    • Secondary Headache
    • Facial pain - principles and management
    • Pelvic Pain - Male and Female
    • Visceral Pain
    • Central and Widespread Pain
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

    Musculoskeletal Pain

    • The Assessment and Management of Osteoarthritis
    • Stratified Care of Low Back Pain
    • Supporting People to Stay at Work or Return to Work
    • Pain Management in Inflammatory Arthritis
    • The Assessment and Management of Vertebral Fractures in Osteoporosis
    • Low Back Pain in Sciatica

    Neuropathic Pain

    • Diagnosis and Evaluation of Neuropathic Pain
    • Common Chronic Pain Conditions 1 Postherpetic Neuralgia, Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy, Trigeminal Neuralgia

    Pain in Children

    • Pain in Children is Different
    • Assessment of Children's Pain
    • Acute Pain in Children
    • Chronic Pain in Children
    • Musculoskeletal Pain in Children

    Pain in Older People

    • Assessment of Pain in Older Adults
    • Common Pain Conditions in Older People
    • Medications and Older Adults
    • Non-pharmacological Approaches to the Management of Chronic Pain in Older People

    Special Populations

    • Pain and Analgesia in Pregnancy
    • Sickle Cell Pain
    • Drug Addiction, Dependency and Pain – Introduction
    • Drug Addiction, Dependency and Pain – Management
    • Assessment of Pain in Older Adults
    • Common Pain Conditions in Older People

    Cancer Pain

    • Causes and Aetiology of Pain in Cancer
    • Pharmacological Cancer Pain Management
    • Non-Pharmacological Cancer Pain Management
    • Pain in Cancer Survivors

    Basic Science

    • Anatomy of the Ascending Pain Pathway
    • Innervation of the Trunk
    • Physiology of Pain Transmission
    • Modulation and Plasticity in the Nociceptive System
    • Pain and the Peripheral Nervous System
    • Pain and the Central Nervous System
    • Nociceptive Pain
    • Visceral Pain
    • Neuropathic Pain
    • Psychology Aspects of Acute Pain
    • Imaging and Pain