Management of Pain Academic Credits

Location Stafford campus


Course Start

Term 1

Delivered on Fridays from 09.30 – 13.00 for 12 weeks commencing on Friday 28th September 2018


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Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences

Course Outline

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).

Entry requirements


Course Content

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

Key Features

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.

Programme specification

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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