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Distraction, Pain and Guided Imagery Workshop

  • 15 Mar 2017
  • 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Children's Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, NSW

Registration

  • For those registered to attend the 2017 ACLTA conference 16-17 March 2017 at Figtree conference centre, Sydney Olympic Park
  • For those wishing to attend only the pre-conference workshop, and will not be registering for the 2017 ACLTA conference

Registration is closed

This skills workshop covers the neurophysiology of pain and fear. It includes principles of Personal Construct Psychology (PCP) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) in relation to pain management, especially procedural pain.

Skills include: Focused Breathing, Relaxation with Mindful Distraction and Guided Imagery. These interventions can be combined with pharmacological approaches to managing pain in children and adolescents.

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