Pain Management Certificate Course



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Pain Management Course

e-Pain 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 Pain Management online course has been developed by the Faculty of Pain Medicine, of The Royal College of Anaesthetists and the British Pain Society. The content has been written by leading clinical experts in pain management and related areas.

In Partnership with:  

the british pain society

Royal college of Anaesthetists

Faculty of Pain Medicine

NHSeLearning for Healthcare


Online Pain Management Course

This high-quality resource can be used both for training and continuing professional development. Users include hospital doctors, medical students, midwives, clinical psychologists, nurses, paramedics, physiotherapists and many others.

This programme specifically enables you to:

  • Improve your recognition of unrelieved acute and chronic pain among patients
  • Provide appropriate assessment
  • Manage pain effectively
  • Ensure patient safety

Pain Management Course Details

This online course is clustered into learning modules, supported by external resources and an e-library of relevant articles.

Introduction Pain Management Training Program

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


  • 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

Other Chronic Pain

  • Primary Headache
  • Secondary Headache
  • Facial Pain Principles and Management
  • Pelvic Pain Male and Female
  • Visceral Pain Gastrointestinal, Oesophageal, Non-cardiac Chest Pain
  • Common Chronic Pain Conditions Central and Widespread Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome


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


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

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


  • Causes and Aetiology of Pain in Cancer
  • Pharmacological Cancer
  • Non-Pharmacological Cancer
  • 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
  • Imaging and Pain


Pain management

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50 Hours.




Suitable for all doctors, medical students, midwives, clinical psychologists, nurses, paramedics, physiotherapists.


12 months from registration on LMS.