The seminar entitled “How much do we know about pain” was organized within the framework of HEPMP project and as an activity of the WP 3 (Development of LLL courses and interventional pain medicine courses); 3.1.Delivering of LLL courses of pain medicine in primary health care centers of PCs.
After preparation of the educational material, five teachers have been selected and they prepared presentation for the selected area. The educational event is accredited as a seminar of the first category with the highest number of KME points. A leaflet was prepared containing the program of the meeting and the decision on accreditation. The leaflet in digital format is posted on the official website of the University of Tuzla, of the Medical Chamber of the Tuzla Canton, of the Association of Anesthesiologists and of Resuscitators in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. In addition, the leaflet was sent as an invitation to potential participants.
Due to the epidemiological situation, the seminar was held online using the ZOOM platform. The link to registration and access to the platform was published on a leaflet. The date of the seminar was June 9, 2021 from 17:00.
The seminar started at 17:00 by registration of participants. Coordinator of the team from University of Tuzla welcomed everyone. She presented the goals and objectives of the project, as well as the activities carried out by the team of University of Tuzla. She stressed the importance of the participation of the Faculty of Medicine in Tuzla in this project, as well as the importance of the topic. She stressed the importance of the project and the implementation of activities to educate medical professionals about the topic of pain, which is very important, but often underestimated.
There were five lectures about pain, during which facts from the history of pain were presented, through compression neuropathies of the upper extremities and pain in rheumatology all the way to lumbar pain syndrome and painful hip joint in childhood.
Discussion started after the presented topics. In addition, participants were encouraged to download training materials from the HEPMP website in the form of pdf presentations. The seminar was completed by solving the test, filling out an assessment questionnaire and by giving certificates to participants.
Tuzla, 25 August 2021 Team Coordinator:
Dr. Jasmina Smajić