In this unit of study students undertake independent study in pain management. The student identifies a suitable investigative project in an area of interest or an identified need/issue (clinical, scientific, educational, managerial or administrative) not covered in other pain units within the degree. A learning contract is used to support the investigative process (document objectives, learning strategies and outcomes).
supervision meetings x 3 (online, phone and/or face-to-face)
Learning contract (10%), Investigative project 5000-6000 words or equivalent (90%)
In order to enrol in the unit students need to have achieved a credit average and be able to demonstrate their capacity to manage an independent study project via the submission of a short statement outlining the investigative focus, the project objectives and an appropriate supervisor for the project.