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System approach: Pain management for older persons living in nursing homes


This workshop aims at providing health care professional with understanding of pain situations, effects of pain among the older persons and ways to managing pain problems as a routine client care.  Participants will understand the prevalence of pain and pain-related problems among older persons living in nursing homes; knowing pain assessment and pain management strategies; illustrating physical exercises, multisensory stimulation, and art therapy as non-pharmacological strategies in pain management.


Course Code : 13A-PE06
Date(s) : 17/4/2013
Time : 1430 - 1730 (3 Hours)
Venue : Duke of Windsor Social Service Building, 15 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, HK
Target Participants : Social work and health care professionals nominated by their organizations
Class Size : 50
Language : Cantonese (supplemented with English)
Fee : HKD 0.00
    HKD 0.00 (For HKCSS Agency Member Staff Only)
Early Bird Fee : HKD 0.00 (Payment on or before 27/03/2013 for HKCSS Agency Member Staff Only)
Enquiries : 2876 2427 or [email protected]
Speaker(s) :
Dr. TSE , Mimi 謝敏儀博士
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Dr Tse teaches nurses in undergraduate and postgraduate level. She is the programme leader for Master of Science in Nursing. Her research interests include health promotion and interventional strategies to enhance quality of living and quality of life for older persons, healthy ageing, elderly safety, long-term care, pain management and E-learning and online learning.


"Small NGO Capacity Development Subsidy Programme" does not apply to this course. For other financial support, please click HERE .


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** Applicants should be nominated by their service units / organizations. One organization can nominate up to 3 staff members for each workshop.

Funded by: The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust
Organizer: CADENZA: A Jockey Club Initiative for Seniors
Co-organizer: The Hong Kong Council of Social Service