Pain Management

This outstanding resource will deepen your knowledge of pain, with practical advice you can use in your everyday practice.

Over half of over 65’s experience some degree of pain. Would you be able to recognise the signs and act appropriately? Everyone experiences pain sometimes and we all know how harmful and debilitating it can be. Appropriate pain management is therefore vital in promoting the best possible quality of life for those in your care.

A ‘must have’ for induction, refresher, management and vocational training.

Plus, every trainee receives a FREE training certificate on completion of the course!


SCTV is the only online care training provider to be accredited by the BAC as well as CPD, assuring you of best quality training and service.


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This preview is a short sample of the actual course content.

As a guide, this course should take between 40 to 50 minutes. Remember, of course, different people learn at different rates for various reasons.

Printable PDF Syllabus

The syllabus includes, for example:

  • What is pain?
  • Causes of pain
  • Referred pain
  • Transient pain
  • Acute pain
  • Chronic pain
  • Depression & stress
  • Alcohol & recreational drugs
  • Children & pain
  • Elderly people & pain
  • Barriers to pain management
  • Communication
  • Factors affecting reporting pain
  • Identifying pain
  • Caring for someone with pain
  • Pain assessment
  • Pain assessment tools
  • Care plans & pain
  • Pain diaries
  • Medication
  • Surgery
  • TENS machine
  • Hot & cold treatments
  • Activities & exercise
  • Diet
  • Alternative therapies