Pain Treatment and Management Principles (PAIN5003)
UNIT OF STUDY
To introduce participants to the core principles of pain assessment, treatment and management. Participants consider the biopsychosocial model and the scientific basis for assessment, diagnosis and treatment. They explore principles of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, together with routes of drug administration. The role of physiotherapy and rehabilitation management, and the use of procedures such as neural blockade, simulation techniques and surgery are also considered.
Our courses that offer this unit of study
- Graduate Certificate in Medicine (Critical Care Medicine)
- Graduate Certificate in Pain Management
- Graduate Diploma in Medicine (Critical Care Medicine)
- Graduate Diploma in Medicine (Metabolic Health)
- Graduate Diploma in Medicine (Paediatric Medicine)
- Graduate Diploma in Pain Management
- Graduate Diploma in Science in Medicine (Metabolic Health)
- Master of Medicine (Advanced) (Critical Care Medicine)
- Master of Medicine (Advanced) (Paediatric Medicine)
- Master of Medicine (Critical Care Medicine)
- Master of Medicine (Paediatric Medicine)
- Master of Medicine (Pain Management)
- Master of Physiotherapy
- Master of Science in Medicine (Pain Management)
Further unit of study information
Online, intensive mode, approximately 20 hours of study per week (equals 140 hours in total)
participation in online discussion (20%), 4000-5000 word written assignment/s or equivalent (80%)
Faculty/department permission required?
Study this unit outside a degree
If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.
If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.