Learning, Acting and Building for Rehabilitation in Health Systems
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Trauma has the potential to impact an individual's biological, psychological and social well-being. Traumatised displaced persons often report significant levels of chronic pain. There is also a high prevalence of persistent pain in torture survivors. This course will explore the assessment and management of pain in displaced persons.
This course aims to provide an overview of the assessment and management of chronic pain in displaced persons.
This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:
- Assessment of Pain in Displaced Persons
- Management of Pain in Displaced Persons
- Case Studies
This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.