Analgesia for Trauma Patients


New – Dec ’20




Course Summary

Patients that present to the clinic following a traumatic episode often need aggressive pain management and assessment. In this 70 minute tutorial, we will look at the analgesic options available to us including opioids, local techniques, and multi-modal approaches, as well as pain scoring, constant rate infusions, and recognition of maladaptive pain syndromes.


This CPD tutorial is worth 70 minutes towards your RCVS requirements.


Course Tutor

Kath Howie VTS (ECC), RVN


Attendance Certificate

This tutorial is worth 70 minutes CPD.


Course Notes

Unfortunately, course notes are not available to accompany this tutorial.

Upon purchase, the tutorial will be immediately available to view from ‘My Courses’ (along with your course notes, if available).  The tutorial will be available to view for 7 days, and will be automatically deleted after this time. Please ensure you have watched the tutorial and printed the course notes before your course expires.


If you make any personal notes during the tutorial using ‘take notes’, these will be saved, along with your certificate and CPD record for permanent access in ‘My Courses’.



This eCPD tutorial is worth 70 minutes of CPD.


A certificate will be available from the ‘My Courses’ section, for you to download and print, once you have completed the tutorial.  A permanent record of your total CPD hours will also be recorded in your account section.





Kath worked in a primary care practice through her training and qualified in January 2000. After a few years in practice as a registered nurse she decided to take the step into referral nursing in 2003. After a couple of years gaining experience of nursing intensive care patients and those with complex needs, she moved into emergency practice in 2005. In 2009 she achieved the Veterinary Technician Speciality in Emergency and Critical Care and re- certified in 2014.