CT3 equivalent training guidance

Published: 31/03/2021

Pain

Stage learning outcome

  • Recognises, assesses and treats acute pain independently
  • Differentiates between acute and chronic pain

Experience and learning requirements

  • learning outcomes similar to core level training in 2010 Anaesthetics curriculum, but access to pain management clinic or specific teaching session needed to cover the biopsychosocial model of pain management if not already learnt

Examples of evidence

  • Supervised Learning events (SLEs) from a range of surgical specialties, obstetrics and paediatrics including experience from acute pain rounds
Personal Activities and Personal Reflections may include:
  • attendance at pain management clinics
  • teaching sessions or eLearning on biopsychosocial model of pain