Palliative Care Approach Webinar

The next topic in our webinar series is Palliative Care Approach for medical practitioners. In partnership with the WA Primary Health Alliance and Program of Experience in the Palliative Approach (PEPA), you are invited to join us for an evening webinar aimed to improve your confidence, knowledge and skills in working with people with palliative care needs in rural Western Australia.

Palliative Care Approach Webinar27 November 2017 - REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN

Opioids

5 August 2015

Rural Health welcomes:

  • Dr Stephanie Davies, Pain Medicine Physician, WA Specialist Pain Services
  • Dr Max Majedi, Pain Medicine Physician, WA Pain Management Centre, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital
  • Dr George O'Neil, Medical Director, Fresh Start Recovery Programme

Topics presented include:

  • Indications for opioid analgesia
  • How opioids work
  • Problems with opioids
  • Alternatives to opioids
  • Controversies about Naltrexone implants and their effectiveness and side effects
  • Dealing with patients requesting opioids