Pain explained

Dates
23/02/202210:00 – 13:00

Venue
Online Zoom Spring 2022
New Leaf College

About the course

Have you ever questioned what ‘pain’ actually is and how it affects your mental wellbeing? In this session, you will look at how the brain produces pain responses,  how when you have an injury the autonomic  motor and immune systems respond, and why pain can continue after tissues have had plenty of time to heal. You will learn everyone is different!

Learning objectives:

  • Gain a deeper understanding of persistent pain.
  • Learn how to manage persistent pain.

This course takes place over three hours in one session.

Entry requirements

Face-to-face courses

If the course is delivered face-to-face in one of our venues, please check our venues page for travel information and facilities. Co-production is at the heart of the college and a vital part of our work includes using your feedback to ensure our courses are beneficial for all. Please allow some extra time to provide feedback when planning your journey.

Zoom courses

If the course you would like to join is being delivered through Zoom, and you are new to Zoom, it may help to consider joining our 'getting comfortable with Zoom' workshop.

For all Zoom courses, please prepare by:

  • Using a notepad/paper and a pen during the session
  • Using a PC, tablet or any mobile device to access Zoom via the link in the email. If you are using a tablet or phone, you may need to download the Zoom app.
  • Using the link 5-10 minutes before the course is due to start to ensure that Zoom is working. Once you have logged in, you will be sent to a waiting room, where the tutor will acknowledge you and let you in to the main room. Please refer to the Zoom guide that will be sent in the confirmation email.
  • Reading our Zoom guide for more information about how to make the most out of the session and for technical support

For everyone’s safety, please ensure your display name on Zoom matches the name used to register for the course. You can watch this video on how to change your name on your PC, tablet or mobile device ahead of the course. Tutors are unable to accept anyone on the course whose name does not match the list of attendees and for ease of access, we would advise all students to do this before the course is due to start.

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