Pain Management

Table of units of study: Pain Management

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Core units

PAIN5001
Introduction to Pain Management
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
PAIN5002
Pain Mechanisms and Contributors
6      Semester 1b
Semester 2b
PAIN5003
Pain Treatment and Management Principles
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
PAIN5004
Pain Conditions
6      Semester 1b
Semester 2b

Elective units

PAIN5005
Orofacial Pain
6      Semester 2
PAIN5006
Independent Studies in Pain
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
PAIN5010
Clinical Aspects of Neurobiology
6      Semester 1
PAIN5011
Psychology of Pain
6      Semester 1
PAIN5013
Musculoskeletal Pain
6      Semester 1
PAIN5014
Cancer Pain
6      Semester 2
PAIN5015
Pharmacology of Pain Medicine
6      Semester 1
PAIN5016
Psychological Approaches in Pain Mgmt
6      Semester 2
PAIN5017
Disability and Pain Rehabilitation
6      Semester 2
PAIN5018
Pain in Children
6      Semester 2
PAIN5019
Pain in Older People
6      Semester 2
PAIN5020
Complementary Therapies: Pain Management
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
PAIN5021
Acute Pain
6      Semester 1

Dissertation units of study

The following units of study are only available to master's students who commenced their candidature prior to 2011.
PAIN5007
Dissertation A
6    P A candidate must have obtained a minimum weighted average mark of 70% in at least 24 credit points of coursework and obtained approval from the course-coordinator to enrol in this unit of study. Enrolment must be done through the Faculty or School office.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
PAIN5008
Dissertation B
6    P A candidate must have obtained a minimum weighted average mark of 70% in at least 24 credit points of coursework and obtained approval from the course-coordinator to enrol in this unit of study. Enrolment must be done through the Faculty or School office.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
PAIN5009
Dissertation C
12    P A candidate must have obtained a minimum weighted average mark of 70% in at least 24 credit points of coursework and obtained approval from the course-coordinator to enrol in this unit of study. Enrolment must be done through the Faculty or School office.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 1a
Semester 1b
Semester 2
Semester 2a
Semester 2b
Dissertation units of study are only undertaken by students in the honours stream. See the course coordinator for further information. Students must enrol in 12 credit points of dissertation in addition to the 48 credit points required for the Master's degree. The dissertation units of study should be done either in one semester (Dissertation C) or over two semesters (Dissertation A and Dissertation B). A student must be enrolled in order to submit the dissertation. If a student is not able to submit their dissertation after enrolling in 12 credit points of dissertation units of study, they must re-enrol in a minimum of 6 credit points of dissertation units of study, with the concomitant financial liability, every semester until they submit.