The Problem Of Pain - A Course with Dr Mick Thacker
Dr Mick Thacker PhD MSc Grad Dip Phys FCSP
November 21st and 22nd 2015 - Lower Ground Floor, Nelson House, Dolphin Square, Pimlico, London, SW1V 3NY Cost: £195
A day and a half course for Allied Health Professionals, covering the core topics from the International Association for the Study of Pain's core curriculum. Teaching will be at Master's level with support material provided. The course is suitable for all clinicians and will have a patient focused perspective; it will also be especially useful for those planning/undertaking Masters level study. Support material and an extensive literature database will be provided for each participant.
By the end of this course you will be able to:
Top down and bottom up models of pain and their limitations:
- Pain Gate Theory
- Mature Organism Model
- Neuromatrix Theory
- Imprecision Hypothesis
- Pain and Reasoning Model
- Predictive Processing
Neurophysiology of the perception and experience of pain:
- The Dorsal Horn
- The Brain
- The Immune System and Pain
- Modulatory systems
Management techniques used in clinical practice
- Manual Therapy
Clinical Reasoning using 'the shopping basket approach'
Only 20 places are available so please call 0203 411 5393 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for further details or to apply.