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Red Whale Musculoskeletal and Chronic Pain Course
Musculoskeletal (MSK) problems are the most common reason for seeing a GP and represent 30% of repeat primary care consultations. In the UK, after cardiovascular disease, they have the greatest impact on health of any medical condition. Most of us receive very little ongoing training and education about MSK problems.
We look after significant numbers of patients with persistent pain and pain syndromes and after intervention these patients are often more disabled, often dependent on painkillers yet commonly their experience of pain is unchanged. We need a new model of care. But what and how?
We want to help. If you see patients with MSK problems and persistent pain, this course is for you. We welcome all clinicians working in this field.
Alongside building your confidence and getting you up to speed with the latest evidence and guidance on the subject, we will also offer you a clear and practical framework to approach chronic pain and a new or more confident narrative to share with patients affected by this difficult life limiting issue.
This comprehensive, one-day course will also provide you with 6 CPD credits to help you meet the requirements for appraisals and revalidation.
In Red Whale style, though delivered in a lecture based format, there will be plenty of time for interaction, case studies and humour to keep you focused and awake.
On the day, registration starts at 9.00am and the course runs from 9.30 to 5.00pm. The course fee includes refreshments throughout the day and a buffet lunch.