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Pain Mechanisms and Contributors - PAIN5002

Year - 2018

To introduce and develop participants understanding about the basic neuroscience of pain and the interrelationship between psychological, physiological and environmental processes in pain. Neuro-anatomical, physiological, pharmacological, and biochemical mechanisms involved in nociception, including peripheral and central sensitisation are discussed. Theoretical bases are introduced and the ways in which psychological and environmental factors modify or maintain pain perception and behaviour are explored.

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

Assessment
participation in online discussion (20%), 4000-5000 word written assignment/s or equivalent (80%)

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Pain Management and Research Institute
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Pain Management and Research Institute
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Professor Michael Nicholas and Dr Christopher Vaughan
HECS Band: 3
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