The unit provides an introduction to a range of pain conditions. Participants are encouraged to integrate and apply previous learning to specific pain problems, acute, chronic and cancer pain. Recent advances in pain relief techniques are introduced and specific issues in the management of pain in children and older people are considered.
Online, approximately 10 hours of study per week (equals 140 hours in total)
participation in online discussion (20%), 4000-5000 word written assignment/s or equivalent (80%)