Diagnosis and Evaluation of Neuropathic Pain

This micro skills course describes the symptoms and signs associated with neuropathic pain, its diagnosis and the motimodal approach to its treatment.

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider
Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Royal College of Anaesthetists

What will I learn?

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  1. Define and clinically describe neuropathic pain;
  2. Recognize common patient descriptions and physical signs of neuropathic pain;
  3. Describe the clinical examination and screening tools used to identify neuropathic pain;
  4. List common causes of neuropathic pain;
  5. Outline the multimodal approach to the treatment of neuropathic pain

Course provided in association with


  • This eLearning session is provided by the Content Providers listed above but it does not in any way constitute a qualification or accreditation from them.
  • Certificates provided at the end of each session are issued by Talisium under licence and cannot be used by students to seek membership, fellowship or any other form of recognition by the Content Provider.
  • This micro skills course may contain references to UK laws, regulations, policies and practice guidelines.
  • You should apply the lessons within the context of your local environment.
  • This micro skills course may contain features that are not optimised for mobile devices.