Pain Management

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

Pain Management

Core units

PAIN5001
Introduction to Pain Management
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
PAIN5002
Pain Mechanisms and Contributors
6    A this unit is case based and is only suitable for experienced clinicians.
Semester 1
Semester 2
PAIN5003
Pain Treatment and Management Principles
6    A this unit is case based and is only suitable for experienced clinicians.
Semester 1
Semester 2
PAIN5004
Pain Conditions
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
PAIN5006
Issues, Controversies in Pain Management
6    P PAIN5001 and PAIN5002
C PAIN5003 and PAIN5004
Semester 1
Semester 2

Elective units

BETH5209
Medicines Policy, Economics and Ethics
6    A A degree in science, medicine, pharmacy, nursing, allied health, philosophy/ethics, sociology/anthropology, history, law, communications, public policy, business, economics, commerce, organisation studies, or other relevant field, or by special permission.
Semester 2
PAIN5005
Orofacial Pain
6      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    P PAIN5011
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      Semester 1
PAIN5021
Acute Pain
6    A this unit is case based and is only suitable for experienced clinicians.
Semester 1
PAIN5022
Independent Studies in Pain
6    P Credit Average

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
In order to enrol in the unit students need to have achieved a credit average and be able to demonstrate their capacity to manage an independent study project via the submission of a short statement outlining the investigative focus, the project objectives and an appropriate supervisor for the project.
Semester 2
PAIN5023
Advanced Studies in Orofacial Pain
6    P PAIN5005
Semester 1
PAIN5024
Headache
6      Semester 2
PAIN5025
Orofacial Pain in Practice
6    P PAIN5005
C PAIN5023, PAIN5024 and SLEE5001
Semester 2
SLEE5101
Introduction to Sleep Medicine
6      Semester 1
Semester 2