PEPA workshop | Pain management in palliative care for doctors in Victoria
November 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
This workshop is for General Practitioners based in Victoria (Australia) who care for people with a life-limiting illness. Practice Nurses are also welcome to attend.
• Holistic pain assessment & management in palliative care
• Pharmacological & Non-Pharmacological Management of Pain
• Management of pain – routes of administration
• Principles of opioid use: titration, prescribing, breakthrough dosing and rotation of opioids
Facilitator – Dr Indrajith Jayasinghe is a dual specialist in general medicine and palliative care with interest in neuro-palliative care. Dr Jayasinghe is currently working at Frankston Hospital as a general physician in Hospital Admission Risk Program and Calvary Care Bethlehem as an inpatient palliative consultant.