10 Mar 2016 - 12 Mar 2016 Past Event

5th Biennial Scientific Meeting 2016

Venue: Swan Convention Centre, Sunway Medical Centre
Level 4, No 5, Jalan Lagoon Selatan,
Bandar Sunway, 46150 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
Theme: Pain Management - Why Focus on Primary Care?



Pre-Congress Workshop & Short Description

Advanced Acute Pain Workshop For Nurses This Workshop is designed to cover acute pain management with emphasis on practical issues. Basic understanding of acute pain, clincal features, underlying physiological mechanism, treatment strategies will be presented, Practical examples of acute pain will be discussed to illustrate important principles. To futher impress on the participants, role play sessions will be included on several common examples of daily acute pain management e.g. postoperative pain, produral pain in ward and cancer pain.
Ultrasound Guided Pain Blocks This Workshop is for those who are already familiar with ultrasound-guided peripheral nerve blocks, and will teach participants on the use of ultrasonography for chronic pain interventions, including musculoskeletal injections, truncal blocks and neuraxial blocks. A comparison of ultrasound imaging for a number of interventional procedures will be demonstrated on volunteers, and participants will have the opportunity to have hands-on experience with scanning at different stations.
Guidelines On Opioid Prescribing For Chronic Non Cancer Pain This Wokshop provides a comprehensive coverage on pain management including introduction, assessment and mangement of chronic non-cancer pain. It also addresses the use of strong opioids in patients with chronic non-cancer pain pantients. A complimentary copy of "A guide to the use of strong opioids in Chronic non-cancer pain" will also be given to all participants who attend this workshop.
Psychology Workshop Psychosocial Asessment And Management Of Chronic Pain This Workshop introdices the participants to the biopsychosocial model of chronic pain management. The participants will have an overview of the psychosocial co-morbidities presented in chronic pain patients and learn how to assess for them. In addition, the workshop will provide psychological tools that can be easily adopted by non-psychologist.