Pain Management

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Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Pain Management

Master of Medicine (Pain Management)

Students must complete 48 credit points, including:
(a) 30 credit points of core units of study; and
(b) 18 credit points of elective units of study.
Students have the option of completing one major. Completion of a major is not a requirement of the course.

Master of Science in Medicine (Pain Management)

Students must complete 48 credit points, including:
(a) 30 credit points of core units of study; and
(b) 18 credit points of elective units of study.
Students have the option of completing one major. Completion of a major is not a requirement of the course.

Major

(a) A major requires the completion of 48 credit points from the units of study listed below.
(b) The available major is:
(i) orofacial pain
(c) Core units of study that are common to the requirements of a major may count to that major, however, any unit of study may only count toward one major.

Graduate Diploma in Pain Management

Students must complete 36 credit points, including:
(a) 24 credit points of core units of study; and
(b) 12 credit points of elective units of study.

Graduate Certificate in Pain Management

Students must complete 24 credit points, including:
(a) 24 credit points of core units of study.

Core units

PAIN5001
Introduction to Pain Management
6   

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Semester 1
Semester 2
PAIN5002
Pain Mechanisms and Contributors
6   

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Semester 1
Semester 2
PAIN5003
Pain Treatment and Management Principles
6   

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Semester 1
Semester 2
PAIN5004
Pain Conditions
6   

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Semester 1
Semester 2
PAIN5006
Issues, Controversies in Pain Management
6    P PAIN5001 and PAIN5002
C PAIN5003 and PAIN5004


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Semester 1
Semester 2

Elective units

BETH5209
Medicines Policy, Economics and Ethics
6    A A degree in science, medicine, pharmacy, nursing, allied health, philosophy/ethics, sociology/anthropology, history, law, communications, public policy, business, economics, commerce, organisation studies, or other relevant field, or by special permission.


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Semester 2
PAIN5005
Orofacial Pain
6   

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Semester 2
PAIN5010
Clinical Aspects of Neurobiology
6   

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Semester 1
PAIN5011
Psychology of Pain
6   

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Semester 1
PAIN5013
Musculoskeletal Pain
6   

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Semester 1
PAIN5014
Cancer Pain
6    A This unit is cased based and is best suited for experienced clinicians.


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Semester 2
PAIN5015
Pharmacology of Pain Medicine
6    A This unit is cased based and is best suited for experienced clinicians.


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Semester 1
PAIN5016
Psychological Approaches in Pain Mgmt
6    A This unit is cased based and is best suited for experienced clinicians


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Semester 2
PAIN5017
Disability and Pain Rehabilitation
6   

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Semester 2
PAIN5018
Pain in Children
6   

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Semester 2
PAIN5019
Pain in Older People
6    A This unit is case based and is best suited for experienced clinicians.


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Semester 2
PAIN5020
Complementary Therapies: Pain Management

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6      Semester 1
PAIN5021
Acute Pain
6    A this unit is case based and is only suitable for experienced clinicians.


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Semester 1
PAIN5022
Independent Studies in Pain
6    P Credit Average

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
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Semester 2
PAIN5023
Advanced Studies in Orofacial Pain
6    C PAIN5005 or DENT6216 or DENT6371 or DENT5120


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Semester 1
PAIN5024
Headache
6   

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Semester 2
PAIN5025
Orofacial Pain in Practice
6    P PAIN5005


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Semester 2
PAIN5026
Pain and Sleep
6   

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Semester 1
SLEE5101
Introduction to Sleep Medicine
6   

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Semester 1
Semester 2

Major - Orofacial Pain

Only available to students in the Master of Medicine and Master of Science in Medicine
PAIN5001
Introduction to Pain Management
6   

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Semester 1
Semester 2
PAIN5002
Pain Mechanisms and Contributors
6   

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Semester 1
Semester 2
PAIN5003
Pain Treatment and Management Principles
6   

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Semester 1
Semester 2
PAIN5005
Orofacial Pain
6   

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Semester 2
PAIN5023
Advanced Studies in Orofacial Pain
6    C PAIN5005 or DENT6216 or DENT6371 or DENT5120


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Semester 1
SLEE5101
Introduction to Sleep Medicine
6   

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Semester 1
Semester 2
PAIN5024
Headache
6   

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Semester 2
PAIN5025
Orofacial Pain in Practice
6    P PAIN5005


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Semester 2