Management of Pain Academic Credits
Delivered on Fridays from 09.30 – 13.00 for 12 weeks commencing on Friday 28th September 2018
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The module is 15 credits at level 6
This may be studied as an individual module or part of an undergraduate or postgraduate award.
The module is designed to provide an overview of the complex nature of pain, and strategies for pain management. It has a multidisciplinary input and focuses on different types of pain (e.g. acute/ chronic, nociceptive / neuropathic).
Taught sessions will include:
The complex nature of pain
Pain definitions and types of pain
Pain management strategies
Ethical issues in pain management
Multidisciplinary roles and interventions
The use of clinical exemplars to explore issues in pain management
This module is suitable for any health or social care practitioner who works with patients / clients who may experience pain. It is designed to help you develop a detailed understanding of the complex nature of pain and be able to apply this to your own area of practice.
On completion of this module students should be able to demonstrate a detailed understanding of the complex nature of pain.
The module will encompass the following assessment:
2500 word assignment focusing on an issue or incident from your own practice
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