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Unit of study_

Pain in Older People - PAIN5019

Year - 2020

Readings and case studies will highlight the unique difficulties of elderly people who suffer from degenerative, painful conditions, often exacerbated by multiple losses, role changes, limited mobility and mood disorder. The emphasis will be on assessment and management of pain when complicated by these conditions.

Classes
Online, approximately 10 hours of study per week (equals 140 hours in total)

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

Assumed knowledge
This unit is case based and is best suited for experienced clinicians.

Details

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
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Duncan Sanders and Dr Brad Wood
HECS Band: 3
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