Opioid medication in palliative care


This online education course is designed to support GPs' training needs in the area of opioid medications for treatment of pain and other symptoms in palliative care patients. The packages address key issues for GPs:

  • initiating opioids
  • changing opioids
  • assessing pain
  • using opioids to manage pain
  • advantages and cautions for common opioids
  • using opioids for dyspnoea, cough and diarrhea

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