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Pain Education SIG

Chair Dr Emma Briggs
Contact Details

Florence Nightingale School of Nursing & Midwifery
King's College London
57 Waterloo Road
London
SE1 8WA

Tel: 0207 848 3658
Email: emma.briggs:kcl.ac.uk

Officers

Prof. Nick Allcock
Dr Sarah Henderson
Dr Janet McGowan
Dr William Notcutt
Dr Paul Wilkinson
Mrs Maggie Whittaker, Treasurer

Year formed 2007
Number of members 108
Council Liaison Prof. Pat Schofield
Nature of SIG Education
Description of Activities
and Scientific Focus
  • Raise awareness of the importance of pain education for patients, the public and healthcare professionals
  • Enhance the skills of those delivering pain education
  • Promote educational methods and technologies that are available to deliver pain education
  • Provide an interprofessional forum for debate and collaborative research and development
  • Organise meetings, seminars and workshops on pain education

 

Current work Notes January 2011, May 2011, AGM 2011, April 2011, March 2011
Forthcoming Events

 

 

Improving patient education:making a difference
An interactive study day exploring strategies for enhancing patient education about pain and self-management

2012 Annual Seminar
Thursday 29th November 2012
Churchill House, London

The annual Pain Education SIG seminar provides and exciting and stimulating opportunity to meet with like-minded colleagues who want to improve pain management through education. The day creates opportunities for interactive learning, sharing ideas and best practice with the focus this year on supporting healthcare professionals to improve patient education.

Programme and booking form here.


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Survey of undergraduate pain curricula for healthcare professionals in the United Kingdom.
A short report.

Principal Investigators:
Dr Eloise Carr
Dr Emma Briggs
Ms Maggie Whittaker

Click here to read the survey report.

short report survey


The Pain Education SIG ran a workshop at the Manchester ASM on Wednesday 14th April 2010 on Rising to national challenges in pain education


2011 Seminar
Interprofessional Working and Learning:Rewards and Challenges
29th November, Churchill House, London

A summary of the seminar and presentation can be accessed by members in the SIG secured area.

http://www.britishpainsociety.org/secure/members_sigs_education_secured.htm


The Pain Education SIG held a one day seminar on 23rd November 2010 at Churchill House, 35 Red Lion Square, London.

Topics included:

  • Novel ways to improve communication teaching
  • Reflective Practice
  • Assessment strategies & methods in education - What works for you?
  • Interdisciplinary assessment
  • Developing an inter-professional core undergraduate curriculum, progress and challenges.

For more information about this seminar, and to download copies of presentations, please visit the Pain Education SIG Members secure page at: http://www.britishpainsociety.org/secure/members_sigs_education_secured.htm


The Pain Education SIG also held a one day seminar in both 2009 and 2008 at Churchill House, London.

Topics included:

  • Developing critical thinking
  • Effective use of websites
  • Creative use of the internet for education
  • Active networking
  • Problem Based Learning
  • Blended learning
  • Using the IASP Core Curriculum
  • Problem Based Learning
  • Active networking (speed-datum)
  • Strategies for IPE
  • Using internet resources for pain education

For more information about these seminars, and to download copies of presentations, please visit the Pain Education SIG Members secure page at: http://www.britishpainsociety.org/secure/members_sigs_education_secured.htm

 

 

 
 

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