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Disability and Pain Rehabilitation - PAIN5017

Year - 2020

The interface between pain assessment and treatment and the system of compensation for workplace-related injury and disability is the focus of this subject. Accordingly the role of pain management in rehabilitation following occupational injury or illness is addressed, together with the medical, legal, insurer, employer, trade union and rehabilitation provider perspectives and roles in providing protection, advocacy, compensation and treatment. Legislative and attitudinal changes in the social environment relating to occupational injury and treatment are considered together with challenges for pain management arising from dysfunction in the system of rehabilitation following injury.

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
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Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Duncan Sanders and Mr Matthew Forster
HECS Band: 3
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