Chronic pain: Working with people from refugee backgrounds (Online)

Last updated 29 May 2024
Chronic pain: Working with people from refugee backgrounds (Online)

Event Organiser
This is a Mater Event

Event Description
This free clinical education event for primary health care professionals aims to provide a forum to create better outcomes for patients living with persistent pain.

AUDIENCE: Primary health care professionals


Dr Nicholas Aitcheson – Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine Specialist, Director Metro South Health Pain Rehabilitation Centre

Dr Nga Tran – Psychiatrist, Mater Refugee Complex Care Clinic Psychiatry Service

Sanam Ahmadzada – Member of the Mater Refugee Health Advisory Group (G11)


  • An overview of pain and factors that contribute to persistent pain.
  • Key considerations when caring for patients from a refugee background with chronic pain including cultural understanding of chronic pain and barriers for patients accessing appropriate care.
  • The role of medication and working with patient expectations.
  • Key resources and referral pathways.


6pm - 8pm (Education event)

COST: Free

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