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Orofacial Pain Science

Sydney Professional Certificate

Graduates of this Professional Certificate will have specialised knowledge in orofacial pain science.

Graduates will be able to:

  • Discuss the basic anatomy and physiology of the orofacial region
  • Identify the major conditions associated with orofacial pain
  • Identify the diagnostic criteria for orofacial pain conditions associated with temporomandibular disorders (TMD) and Neuropathic pain
  • Discuss the psychosocial factors associated with orofacial pain
  • Plan patient care using the principles of assessment, treatment and management in orofacial pain
  • Discuss the relationship between sleep and pain, including the management of sleep disorders and orofacial pain conditions.

Sydney Professional Certificate in Orofacial Pain Science

Students must complete:
(a) 12 credit points of 5000-level units of study
Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites
C: Corequisites N: Prohibition
5000-level units of study
Pain Treatment and Management Principles
Orofacial Pain