Cancer Pain (PAIN5014)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit addresses the biopsychosocial assessment and management of pain associated with cancer. Recent advances in pain relief techniques including delivery systems for patient control of pain are reviewed, together with appropriate assessment and treatment approaches for psychological factors such as depression, grief and stress.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information

Classes

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

Assessment

participation in online discussion (20%), 4000-5000 word written assignments or equivalent (80%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

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.

Cross-institutional study

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.