Learn about trigeminal neuralgia from the experts and the patients

6 CPD points awarded. 


To improve the understanding of diagnosis and management of trigeminal neuropathic pain through interaction between sufferers of facial pain and healthcare professionals.


  • Discuss the complexity of a diagnosis of trigeminal neuropathic pain and potential differentials.
  • List the relevant examination and imaging techniques that may help improve diagnosis or inform on management.
  • Understand how management of trigeminal nerve injuries differs from trigeminal neuralgia.
  • Recognise the differences that arise between what healthcare professionals prescribe and what patients actually do.
  • Compare the different surgical options for trigeminal neuralgia.
  • List additional support that can be provided by healthcare providers for patients and with trigeminal neuropathic pain.

See http://www.tna.org.uk