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Pain Education in Developing Countries

Date

15 November 2018

Time

12:00 AM11:59 PM

This webinar will discuss key developments and achievements in pain education in Asian, South Asian, and Southeast Asian nations over the last decade. It will also look at the current status of pain education in developing countries in sub-Saharan Africa, the need for more education in these countries, challenges and benefits of having comprehensive pain education, and how education can be improved. The talk will highlight the role of various organizations in improving pain education, along with how e-learning can widen access to pain education for healthcare professionals and students.

In the fifth of a series of webinars for the 2018 Global Year for Excellence in Pain Education, IASP will host an “Pain Education in Developing Countries” webinar with Babita Ghai, MD, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India; Hellen Kariuki, PhD, University of Nairobi Medical School, Kenya; and Sue Jenkins, MSc, PGCert HCPE, RGN, Cardiff University, UK.

The webinar will take place on Thursday, November 15 from 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)/1 PM – 2:15 PM Eastern Africa Time/3:30 – 4:45 PM India Standard Time.

During this webinar, Babita Ghai will discuss key developments and achievements in pain education in Asian, South Asian, and Southeast Asian nations over the last decade, including in nursing, paramedic, medical undergraduate and postgraduate education, and at the community and governmental levels. Hellen Kariuki will discuss the current status of pain education in developing countries in sub-Saharan Africa, the need for more education in these countries, challenges and benefits of having comprehensive pain education, and how education can be improved. The talk will also highlight the role of various organizations in improving pain education. Sue Jenkins will discuss how e-learning can widen access to pain education for healthcare professionals and students, and reflect on the different methods that can be used to support learners and deliver online education and online assessments.

Speakers:

Babita Ghai, MD, DNB, FAMS (India) Hellen Kariuki, BDS, MSc, PhD (Kenya) Sue Jenkins, MSc, PGCert HCPE, RGN (UK)

 


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