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.
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%)
This unit is case based and is best suited for experienced clinicians.