Advanced Clinical Communication in the Management of Pain Workshop

Increase patient satisfaction and reduce costs

A one-day training programme that provides healthcare professionals with the tools to:
Rapidly build Rapport • Help the patient Relax • Decrease patients' anxiety and pain • Use less medication and improve the patient experience

Topics include:

  • The nocebo effect of words
  • Taking a therapeutic history
  • Ways to establish rapid rapport
  • Ways to change attentional focus
  • Eliciting and utilising the patient's resources
  • Imagery and metaphor – effective tools for change
  • The power of positive suggestion
  • Ways to reducde anxiety and depression
  • Ways to reduce pain

Learning objectives:
By the end of this one day workshop participants should:

  • Be aware of the nocebo effect of words and how to minimise this negative effect by utilising different types of words and phrases
  • Be able to take a therapeutic history, eliciting the patient's strengths and abilities whilst minimising a negative focus
  • Be able to establish rapid rapport with their patient's attentional focus
  • Understand how to elicit and utilise the patient's strengths and resources
  • Be able to utilise client-generated imagery and some classical metaphors as effective tools to reduce anxiety and discomfort
  • Be aware of how best to give positive suggestion to the patient
  • Be able to teach patients simple tools to reduce anxiety and depression associated with pain as well as facilitate reduction in the pain itself

To make a booking please contact us. BSCAH charges £500 for up to 10 participants and £750 for up to 20 participants. Please contact National Office if larger numbers are envisaged.
T: 07702 492867
Postal address: Mrs H Dwyer, c/o Hollybank House, Lees Road, Mossley, Ashton-u-Lyne, Lancs OL5 0PL

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