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Arthritis, Osteoporosis, Bone Health and Management of Persistent Pain

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Start:
July 8 @ 3:00 pm
End:
July 29 @ 4:30 pm
Cost:
$80
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July 8 @ 3:00 pm - July 29 @ 4:30 pm

$80
Held over 4 weeks on 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th July from 3.15 pm to 4.30 pm, these workshops will be interactive and informative.

 

8 July: Arthritis Part 1:   Review of our musculoskeletal system & introduction to prevalent arthritic conditions and their management

  1. Increased awareness of what arthritis is; its prevalence in our community and the impact it can have on people’s lives.
  2. Improved knowledge and understanding of osteoarthritis and gout and how these conditions can affect individuals in your care.
  3. Ability to identify current evidence-based management strategies for these conditions and identification of how strategies could be applied in the care setting.
  4. Increased knowledge of clinical care considerations for residents/community clients living with these chronic diseases.

 

15 July:  Arthritis Part 2:  Inflammatory Arthritis

  1. Improved knowledge and understanding of inflammatory forms of arthritis and fibromyalgia and how these conditions can affect individuals in your care.
  2. Ability to identify current evidence-based management strategies for these conditions and how strategies could be applied in the care setting.
  3. Increased knowledge of clinical care considerations for residents/community clients living with these chronic diseases.
  4. Awareness of available evidence-based resources and services and how to access them.

 

22 July:  Osteoporosis (OP)

  1. Improved knowledge and understanding of osteopenia/ osteoporosis and how it can affect individuals in your care.
  2. Ability to identify current evidence-based management strategies for these conditions and how strategies could be applied in the care setting.
  3. Increased knowledge of clinical care considerations for residents/community clients living with this condition.
  4. Recognition of the importance of maintaining your own bone health.

 

29 July: Persistent Pain

  1. Increased understanding of pain based on contemporary, evidence-based pain science.
  2. Improved knowledge of how to apply a biopsychosocial model of care in supporting residents to manage their pain.
  3. Awareness of the importance of a multi-disciplinary approach to pain management.
  4. Increased knowledge of clinical care practices that can help residents.

 

Target Audience:  Nurses and Care Workers

 

Please direct enquiries to training@acsa.asn.au

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