#EFIC2023 Refresher Courses
Refresher courses are complimentary, containing something for everyone interested in the field of pain, for registered participants. Each course covers important fundamentals of pain science ranging from molecular and systems biology to clinical sciences and psychology. The lectures not only provide state of the art material, they are also designed to provide a true refreshing of understanding for the non-expert in the field under review.
The format of the course is designed to be informal enough to allow time for questions and answers. This to ensure maximum benefit from your interaction with lecturers selected not only for their status in the field but also for their proven record of teaching and audience interaction. So seize this chance to learn from –and engage in discussions with – true specialists in their fields of expertise!
CHRONIC LOW BACK PAIN – A INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH
UPDATE ON THE SECOND AND THIRD MECHANISTIC DESCRIPTOR OF PAIN: NEUROPATHIC AND NOCIPLASTIC
Neuropathic pain: update on pathophysiology and assessment.
- Speaker: Didier Bouhassira (France)
Nociplastic pain 5 years after publication, assessment, chronic primary pain?
- Speaker: Eva Kosek (Sweden)
CRPS: WHERE ARE WE, WHERE ARE WE GOING TO?
Clinical treatment options
- Speaker: Andreas Goebel (United Kingdom)
THE BIOPSYCHOSOCIAL MODEL, BARRIERS AND FACILITATORS
Barriers and facilitators of the adoption of the biopsychosocial model
- Speaker: Han van Dijk (Netherlands)
Harmonizing pain education in physiotherapy in Europe
- Speaker: Brona Fullen (Ireland)
RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN PSYCHOLOGICAL-BASED TREATMENTS FOR PAIN: REFRESHER AND UPDATE ON KEY CONCEPTS
- Chair: Lance McCracken (Sweden)
Recent developments in ACT-based treatments for chronic pain
- Speaker: Lance McCracken (Sweden)
NURSING PRIORITIES IN EUROPE: TRANSFORMING CARE THROUGH EVIDENCE
Mapping European nursing practice and delivery on self-efficacy
- Speaker: Irmela Gnass (Austria)
Developing skills and experience in clinical nursing research
- Speaker: Felicia Cox (United Kingdom)
Identifying nursing clinical audit and research priorities in pain management
- Speaker: Susan Broekmans (Belgium)
THE ROLE OF SOCIAL CONTEXT IN PAIN ACROSS LIFESPAN
- Chair: Edmund Keogh (United Kingdom)
Intro to social context of pain (with spotlight on the gender context of pain)
- Speaker: Edmund Keogh (United Kingdom)
The impact of empathic communication and trust on patient’s experience of pain and responsiveness to treatment
- Speaker: Claire Ashton-James (Australia)
Taking a social-developmental perspective to creating accessible pediatric pain care
- Speaker: Katelynn Boerner (Canada)
TOPICS IN CANCER-RELATED PAIN MANAGEMENT
Sympathectomy and neurolytic blocks in the management of complex cancer pain
- Speaker: Sharma Manohar (United Kingdom)