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Sidra Medicine Pediatric Pain Symposium
3rd June 2022

Time Session Title/Topic Session-Specific Learning Objectives


60 mins

Session 1
Dr. Sindu Balakrishnan
Welcome and Introduction
Local Perspective

  1. Recall the concepts of Pain Management
  2. Meet and Identify the Faculty
  3. Assess own understanding of the principles of pain management


Session 2
Dr. Ramesh Menon
Dr. Fuad Ghanem
Dr. Pradeep Bhaskar
What is Pain, why treating Pain is important and how to Classify Pain

  1. Define Pain
  2. To be able to summarize the implications of untreated pain
  3. Describe Pain types
10:15-10:45 Tea Break


Session 3
Dr. Sindu Balakrishnan
Dr. Ramesh Menon
Dr. Roshan John
Pain Physiology, Pathology, Overview of Treatment including Pain Drugs
Understanding Barriers to Treatment

  1. To define and describe the Physiology and Pathology of Pain including Pathways
  2. Illustrate the Drug treatment for pain in the context of Sidra Medicine
  3. Analyze the Barriers to practice of pain treatment experienced here at Sidra


Lunch Break

90 mins

Session 4
Dr. Ramesh Menon
Basic Approach to Pain Management
All facilitators
Case Discussions (small group Discussion)

  1. Explain RAT Model for Pain management
  2. Apply the model to practice and patients at Sidra and to case studies
15:00-15:30 Tea Break


Session 5
All facilitators
Overcoming Barriers (Discussion)

  1. To create solutions to pain management barriers Identified in Session 3
  2. To collectively design and develop strategies for mitigating the barriers here at Sidra

30 mins

Post Test


“This activity is an Accredited Group Learning Activity Category 6.5 as defined by the Department of Healthcare Professions-Accreditation Section (DHP-AS) and is approved for a maximum of 6.5 hour/s.”


“This activity is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Category 1) and an Assessment Activity (Category 3) as defined by the Department of Healthcare Professions - Accreditation Section (DHP-AS) and is approved for a maximum of  hours for Category 1 and a maximum of  hours for Category 3.”


“This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive X hours Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change”.


In support of improving patient care, Sidra Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The Scientific Planning Committee has reviewed all disclosed financial relationships of speakers, moderators, facilitators, and/or authors in advance of this CPD activity and has implemented procedures to manage any potential or real conflicts of interest.