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Assessment and Management of Pain in Children and Adolescents

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Melbourne (TBA)

25 Victoria Street

Fitzroy, VIC 3000

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ABOUT YOUR PRESENTER

Andrea has been a myotherapist since 2000 following a 10 year career as a registered nurse. Andrea has also been an educator in the myotherapy program at SSNT since 2004. Andrea has worked with prenatal women and children for many years both as a nurse and myotherapist and is passionate about exploring ongoing opportunities for myotherapists in these areas of clinical practice. Andrea has also completed post graduate studies in Pain Management from the University of Sydney in which she incorporates into all of her professional development courses and undergraduate teaching.

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1. Ethical and legal considerations treating minors in clinical practice

  • Consent
  • Supervision
  • Body image
  • Confidentiality

2. Prevalence of pain in children and adolescents

  • An overview of commonly reported pain complaints amongst children and adolescents and the BPS contributors and mechanisms involved.

3. Assessing and measuring pain in children and adolescents

  • Commonly seen childhood musculoskeletal complaints in relation to aetiology, epidemiology and clinical presentation.
  • Age appropriate outcome measures and pain behaviours

4. Management strategies for common musculoskeletal pain conditions

  • Evidence based management principles/strategies for musculoskeletal pain in children and adolescents



Course Duration: 4 Hours

PDP Allocation for this event: 4PDP

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25 Victoria Street

Fitzroy, VIC 3000

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