Improve your knowledge of Acute and Postoperative Musculoskeletal Pain Management. Rehabilitation and Physical Activity through this program, where you will find the best didactic material with real clinical cases"

Pain is one of the most frequent presenting symptoms of diseases and is one of the main causes of consultation to the health system. In addition, as healthcare professionals, it can be found in its most varied manifestations in any job within the healthcare system. That is why an adequate knowledge of its causes and its management can be an excellent working tool in the development of daily professional activity.

The design of this program is based on learning based on updated contents and practical cases that allow professionals to learn in an eminently practical environment. Throughout this training, you will address all the non-pharmacological tools for nursing practice in pain management.

Thanks to this training you will acquire the necessary knowledge for the holistic management of different types of pain in all care contexts, the ability to assess, evaluate, diagnose and intervene with a care plan, as well as autonomy in the patient's decisions and quality of life in the treatment of pain.

Take advantage of the opportunity and take this training in a 100% online format, without having to give up your obligations, from the comfort of your home. Update your knowledge and obtain the Postgraduate Diploma to continue growing personally and professionally.

Take the opportunity to learn about the latest advances in this field and apply it to your daily practice.

This  Postgraduate Diploma in Acute and Postoperative Musculoskeletal Pain Management. Rehabilitation and Physical Activity offers you the characteristics of a high-level scientific, teaching and technological course. These are some of its most notable features:

  • More than 75 clinical cases presented by experts in Acute and Postoperative Pain Management. Musculoskeletal. Rehabilitation and Physical Activity
  • The graphic, schematic, and eminently practical contents with which they are created provide scientific and practical information on the disciplines that are essential for professional
  • The diagnostic-therapeutic novelties on evaluation, diagnosis and intervention in Acute and Postoperative Pain Management. Musculoskeletal. Rehabilitation and Physical Activity
  • Practical exercises where the self-assessment process can be carried out to improve learning
  • Iconography of clinical and diagnostic imaging tests
  • An algorithm-based interactive learning system for decision-making in the clinical situations presented throughout the course
  • Its special emphasis on research methodologies in Acute and Postoperative Pain Management. Musculoskeletal. Rehabilitation and Physical Activity
  • Theoretical lessons, questions to the expert, debate forums on controversial topics, and individual reflection assignments
  • Access to content from any fixed or portable device with an Internet connection

This program is the best investment you can make when selecting a refresher program for two reasons: in addition to updating your knowledge in Acute and Postoperative Musculoskeletal Pain Management. Rehabilitation and Physical Activity, you will obtain a degree from TECH Technological University"

Its teaching staff includes health professionals from the main areas of pain, who bring to this training the experience of their work, in addition to recognized specialists from leading societies and prestigious universities.

The multimedia content, developed with the latest educational technology, will provide the professional with situated and contextual learning, i.e., a simulated environment that will provide an immersive training experience designed to train for real-life situations.

This program is designed around Problem Based Learning, where the nurse must try to solve the different professional practice situations that arise during the course. For this purpose, the specialist will be assisted by an innovative interactive video system developed by renowned experts with extensive experience in therapeutic personal training.

Increase your confidence in decision making by updating your knowledge through this program"

This Postgraduate Diploma in Acute and Postoperative Musculoskeletal Pain Management. Rehabilitation and Physical Activity will help you keep up to date in order to provide personalized care to your patients.


The structure of the contents has been designed by a team of professionals from the best educational institutions and universities in the country, who are aware of the relevance of up-to-date, innovative training and are committed to quality teaching using new educational technologies.

A comprehensive teaching program, structured in well-developed teaching units, oriented towards efficient and swift learning that is compatible with your personal and professional life"

Module 1. Acute and Postoperative Pain for Nursing

1.1.    Types of Acute Pain
1.2.    Acute Pain Units

1.2.1.    Infrastructure
1.2.2.    Care Models

1.3.    Nursing Intervention in Acute Pain

1.3.1.    Assessment in Acute Pain
1.3.2.    Pharmacological Interventions for Acute Pain
1.3.3.    Non-pharmacological Interventions for Acute Pain

1.4.    Postoperative Acute Pain

1.4.1.    Definition
1.4.2.    Incidence and Prevalence of Acute Postoperative Pain
1.4.3.    Evaluation of Acute Postoperative Pain

1.5.    Treatment of Postoperative Pain

1.5.1.    Prevention of Post-surgical Pain
1.5.2.    Types of Treatment for Post-surgical Pain
1.5.3.    Medical Treatment
1.5.4.    Non-pharmacological Treatment

1.6.    Surgical Patient Safety
1.7.    Postoperative Morbidity

1.7.1.    Causes: Pain and Interventionism
1.7.2.    Solutions

1.8.    Surgical Nursing and Pain

1.8.1.    Topic Update
1.8.2.    Protocols and Interventions Evaluated

1.9.    Perioperative Nursing in Anxiety and Pain
1.10.    Latest Trends and Improvements in Acute Pain Management for Nurses

1.10.1.    Innovation in Acute Pain
1.10.2.    Innovation in Postoperative Pain

Module 2. Musculoskeletal Pain for Nursing

2.1.    Introduction and Concepts

2.1.1.    Concept of Musculoskeletal Pain
2.1.2.    Epidemiology and Impact of the Processes
2.1.3.    Pathophysiology
2.1.4.    Clinical Characteristics
2.1.5.    Classification

2.2.    Nurse Assessment of Pain

2.2.1.    Verbal Evaluation Methods
2.2.2.    Behavioral Evaluations
2.2.3.    Physiological Measurements

2.3.    Inflammatory Pain

2.3.1.    Features
2.3.2.    Epidemiology
2.3.3.    Inflammatory Arthropathies

2.4.    Mechanical Pain

2.4.1.    Features
2.4.2.    Epidemiology
2.4.3.    Degenerative Arthropathies
2.4.4.    Soft Tissue Alteration

2.5.    Musculoskeletal Pain in Bone Diseases

2.5.1.    Characteristics of Bone Diseases
2.5.2.    Epidemiology
2.5.3.    Pain in Osteoporosis
2.5.4.    Pain in Paget’s Disease
2.5.5.    Osteoarticular Pain

2.6.    Musculoskeletal Pain due to Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders

2.6.1.    Definition of Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders
2.6.2.    Epidemiology
2.6.3.    Classification
2.6.4.    Pain Due to Metabolic and Endocrine Disturbances

2.7.    Pain of Muscular Origin

2.7.1.    Introduction
2.7.1.    Features
2.7.2.    Epidemiology
2.7.3.    Myofascial Pain
2.7.4.    Fibromyalgia

2.8.    Musculoskeletal Pain in Connective Tissue Diseases

2.8.1.    Definition in Connective Tissue Diseases
2.8.2.    Epidemiology
2.8.3.    Classification
2.8.4.    Pain in Connective Tissue Diseases

2.9.    Treatment of Musculoskeletal Pain

2.9.1.    Oral Treatments
2.9.2.    Topical treatment
2.9.3.    Nerve Blocks and Infiltration Techniques
2.9.4. Radiofrequency Techniques
2.9.5.    Neuromodulation Techniques

2.10.    Roles of the Nurse in the Management of the Patient with Musculoskeletal Pain

Module 3. Approach to Pain from Rehabilitation and Physical Activity for Nursing

3.1.    Introduction to Pain

3.1.1.    Introduction to Pain
3.1.2.    Definition of Pain
3.1.3.    Pain Models
3.1.4.    Clinical Implications of Each Model

3.2.    Introduction to Clinical Reasoning

3.2.1.    Definition of Clinical Reasoning
3.2.2.    Clinical Reasoning Models
3.2.3.    Hypothesis Categories

3.3.    Pathobiological Mechanisms of Pain

3.3.1.    Mature Organism Model
3.3.2.    Input: Nociceptive Pain
3.3.3.    Inflammatory Pain
3.3.4.    Peripheral Neuropathic Pain
3.3.5.    Processing: Maladaptive Pain
3.3.6.    Output: Organism Response

3.4.    Nociceptive Pain

3.4.1.    Clinical Characteristics
3.4.2.    Characteristics of Tissues
3.4.3.    Healing Capacity
3.4.4.    Basic Principles of Treatment
3.4.5.    Clinical Implications

3.5.    Neuropathic Pain

3.5.1.    Clinical Features: Negative Signs vs. Positive Symptoms
3.5.2.    Physiology of Nerve Injury Prognosis Principles of Treatment

3.6.    Complex Chronic Pain

3.6.1.    Clinical Characteristics
3.6.2.    Pain Identifiers
3.6.3.    Theories of Complex Chronic Pain
3.6.4.    Specify vs. Peripheral Pattern
3.6.5.    Neuromatrix Theory
3.6.6.    Organizational Theory
3.6.7.    Dynamic Connectome Theory

3.7.    Risk Factors for Chronicity

3.7.1.    Psychosocial Factors
3.7.2.    Social and Cultural Factors

3.8.    Fear of Movement

3.8.1.    Fear-Avoidance Model

3.9.    Treatment

3.9.1.    Manual Therapy
3.9.2.    Educational
3.9.3.    Exercise

3.10.    Treatment of Complex Chronic Pain

3.10.1.    Pain Education
3.10.2.    Gradual Exposure to Motion
3.10.3.    Behavioral Changes

A unique, key and decisive training experience to boost your professional development”