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Focus on Pain in the Elderly
May 27

Focus on Pain in the Elderly

by Pain Nurses Australia
$60.00
Registrations Closed
Date & Time
27 May 2022 8:45 AM - 3:30 PM
Timezone
(UTC+10:00) Australia/Sydney

Registrations Are Closed

As the current Chairperson of Pain Nurses Australia, I would like to invite all healthcare clinicians, interested in Pain Management, to this year’s Virtual Education Day 'Focus on Pain in the Elderly'.

The Pain Nurses Australia committee offers 2 options.

  • FREE for Pain Nurses Australia members
  • $60 for Non-members

Non-members can join PNA for the 2022 membership year (A$50) and receive FREE registration for the event. Find out more and join PNA

 

Check out the programme Focus on Pain in Elderly and we look forward to you joining us.

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David Beveridge
Chairperson Pain Nurses Australia

 

 

For over 30 years the Pain Interest Group Nursing Issues (PIGNI - NSW) had provided educational meetings and support to nurses caring for patients experiencing pain. In October 2021 PIGNI  become Pain Nurses Australia (PNA) which is a national interest group of keen nurses interest in best practice pain management. 

We hope to attract interested health care clinicians from metropolitan, regional and remote centres ffrom around Australia.

This Virtual Education Day will Focus on Pain in the Elderly. 

There will be opportunity for questions and answers with our speakers and virtual discussion with trade via tade booths.

Speakers include an exceptional line up of well-known speakers from the pain world.

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Prof. Fiona Blyth AM

B Med Sci MBBS [Hons] MPH PhD FAFPHM
Head of Clinical School The University of Sydney Concord Clinical School Faculty of Medicine and Health

 

 

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Saman Khalatbari-Soltani - Co- Presenter AM

Research Fellow at the University of Sydney School of Public Health

09:00-09:45

The Ageing Population and Pain Management

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Prof. Kevin Keay

Professor of Neuroscience and Chief Anatomist School of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health, The University Sydney

09:45-10:30

Physiology - What is the Difference?

Morning Tea Break
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Trudy Maunsell CNC

President of the Australian Pain Society CNC Acute Pain – Princess Alexandra Hospital Brisbane

11:00-11:45

Pain Management and the Royal Commission

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Professor Andrew McLachlan AM

Head of School & Dean of Pharmacy Sydney Pharmacy School Faculty of Medicine and Health Sydney University

11:45 – 12:30

Prescribing Considerations in Pain Management for the Elderly

Lunch Break
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Dr Katherine Brain APD PhD

Lecturer | Casual Academic School of Health Sciences | School of Nursing & Midwifery, College of Health, Medicine and Wellbeing Newcastle Early Career Researcher  Hunter Integrated Pain Service, Hunter

13:15 – 14:00

The Role of Nutrition in Chronic Pain

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Lara McIntyre NP

Palliative Aged Care
Lecturer School of Nursing and Midwifery University of Newcastle

14:00 – 14:45

Insiders View to Pain in the Elderly in Residential Aged Care

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Dr Steven Savvas PhD

Stream Leader and Research Fellow
Clinical Gerontology Division NARI, Dementia and Pain Guidelines Implementation Toolkit

14:45 – 15:30

The ‘New’ Pain Management Guide (PMG) Toolkit for Aged Care

Finish
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Prof. Fiona Blyth
Head of Clinical School The University of Sydney Concord Clinical School Faculty of Medicine and Health

Professor Fiona Blyth is Professor of Public Health and Pain Medicine and Director of the Master of Clinical Epidemiology Program at the School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health, the University of Sydney. She is recognized internationally for her work defining pain as a major public health problem, the epidemiology of pain in older people, and the global burden of pain conditions.

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Saman Khalatbari-Soltani
Research Fellow at the University of Sydney School of Public Health

Dr Saman Khalatbari Soltani is a Research Fellow at the University of Sydney School of Public Health. She holds a PhD in Life Sciences (University of Lausanne, Switzerland), a PhD in Epidemiology and Public Health (Swiss School of Public Health) and a Master of Science in Nutritional Science (University Putra Malaysia).

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Prof. Kevin Keay
Professor of Neuroscience and Chief Anatomist School of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health, The University Sydney

Kevin Keay is recognised for his expertise in the functional neuroanatomy of emotional coping behaviours in response to acute and chronic pain. His preclinical research defined the parallel brainstem and forebrain neural networks that integrate emotional coping behaviours in response to pain of different origins.

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Trudy Maunsell CNC
President of the Australian Pain Society CNC Acute Pain – Princess Alexandra Hospital Brisbane

Trudy Maunsell is the CNC Acute Pain at Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane and the President of the Australian Pain Society. She has a broad range of clinical experience in rural, remote and metropolitan hospitals as a registered nurse and midwife and has been a pain management CNC for the past 26 years

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Prof. Andrew McLachlan
Head of School & Dean of Pharmacy The University of Sydney School of Pharmacy Faculty of Medicine and Health

Professor Andrew McLachlan AM is a pharmacist, academic and researcher with experience in clinical pharmacology and the quality use of medicines. He is Head of School and Dean at The University of Sydney School of Pharmacy and former Program Director of a NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Medicines and Ageing.

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Dr Katherine Brain
Lecturer | Casual Academic School of Health Sciences | School of Nursing & Midwifery, College of Health,Medicine and Wellbeing NewcastleEarly Career Researcher  Hunter Integrated Pain Service, Hunter

Dr Katherine Brain is an Early Career Researcher after completing her PhD in October 2019. Her PhD thesis was titled Nutrition’s role in the management of chronic pain and involved an ongoing collaboration between dietetic researchers at the University of Newcastle and clinicians at Hunter Integrated Pain Service. Katherine is also an Accredited Practising Dietitian

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Larissa McIntyre
Nurse Practitioner – Palliative Care

Larissa (Lara) has been a RN for over 30 years and has worked across multiple sectors in clinical, research, education & management roles.  Currently, Lara is a Nurse Practitioner - Palliative Care and Aged Care and manages the Clinical Consultancy Team (which includes Dementia CNC’s, Palliative Care CNC’s, Grief Counsellors and Infection Prevention Control CNC) for a large not – for – profit aged care organsiation.

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Dr. Steven Savvas
B Ma & Comp Sci, B Hlth Sci (Hons), PhD Research Fellow and Stream Leader

Dr Steven Savvas is a research in geriatric science with industry-relevant experience in the aged care sector. He has a strong research interest in pain and dementia, workforce education, and innovation in home care and residential aged care services. 

 


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