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Pain Treatment and Management Principles - PAIN5003

Year - 2018

To introduce participants to the core principles of pain assessment, treatment and management. Participants consider the biopsychosocial model and the scientific basis for assessment, diagnosis and treatment. They explore principles of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, together with routes of drug administration. The role of physiotherapy and rehabilitation management, and the use of procedures such as neural blockade, simulation techniques and surgery are also considered.

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: Ms. Elizabeth Devonshire
HECS Band: 3
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