Independent Studies in Pain (PAIN5006)


In this unit participants undertake independent study in a specific area of interest within the field of pain management. The learning goals, methodology, resources and outcomes are negotiated with a supervisor via a learning contract. This negotiation process enables participants to tailor their learning to a specific need and/or area of interest around a clinical, scientific, educational, managerial or administrative topic.

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Online, approximately 10 hours of study per week (equals 140 hours in total)


learning contract (10%), 5000 word written assignments (or equivalent) (90%)

Faculty/department permission required?


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