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Orofacial Pain - PAIN5005

Year - 2020

Orofacial pain is frequently reported in the general population and is severe. It encompasses several conditions that involve medical, dental and psychological variables such as neuralgia, neuropathic pain, and temporomandibular disorder and related headache syndromes. The purpose of this unit is to explore the principles of orofacial pain mechanisms, symptomatology and treatments. Topics include orofacial pain assessment, diagnostic tests including local anaesthetic blocks, specific pharmacology for orofacial pain, and multidisciplinary treatment approaches.

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%)


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2 Early

03 Aug 2020

Department/School: Pain Management and Research Institute
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Aug 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Claire Ashton-James and Dr Russell Vickers
HECS Band: 3
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