The Alfred Pain Symposium: Opioids Friends or Foe - Updates on the clinical conundrum

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The Alfred Pain Symposium 

Opioids friends or Foe - Updates on the clinical conundrum

Saturday 27th October 2018

Learning Objectives

  • Illustrate an understanding that facilitates skilful and safe management of opioid therapy.
  • Illustrate an understanding of new analgesic and nonanalgesic agents, so as to appreciate their role in providing multimodal analgesia.
  • Identify behaviours that may exacerbate and perpetuate pain and have an effective plan for management.
  • Effectively plan and execute multidisciplinary management for a patient with complex biopsychosocial pain.
  •  Differentiate causes for pain syndromes such as a headache and back pain to allow better formulation of therapy.


Central Clinical School, Monash University,

Level 5 Lecture Theatre, 99 Commercial Rd, Melbourne Vic 3004


  • Fellows/Consultants: $220 incl GST
  • Trainees/Nurses/Other: $160 incl GST

Refund policy

  • Up to four weeks before the Course: 100% Refund
  • Two to four weeks before the Course: 50% Refund 
  • Refund less than two weeks before the Course: No Refund

Professional Development: 40 Category 1 CPD points have been approved for this event by the RACGP.

More Information
Contact Name Catherine Pound
Contact Email
Contact Phone +61 3 9903 0321