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Advanced Studies in Orofacial Pain - PAIN5023

Year - 2018

Orofacial pain can be severely disabling and has unique aspects because of the importance of the orofacial region for communication, emotional expression and mastication. The purpose of this unit is to expand on Pain5005 Orofacial Pain by providing an in depth understanding of orofacial pain mechanisms, symptomatology and management. Topics include orofacial pain classification and diagnosis and management strategies based on the biopsychosocial model of pain.

Classes
online modules of study, completion of set readings, participation in structured online discussion task and self directed study

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

Pre-requisites

PAIN5005

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
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Professor Christopher Peck and Professor Greg Murray
HECS Band: 3
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