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PAIN5004: Pain Conditions

The unit provides an introduction to a range of pain conditions. Participants are encouraged to integrate and apply previous learning to specific pain problems, acute, chronic and cancer pain. Recent advances and specific issues in the management of acute pain, musculoskeletal pain, visceral pain, cancer pain, neuropathic pain, pain in children and older people are considered.

Code PAIN5004
Academic unit Discipline of Pain Medicine
Credit points 6

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Discuss the incidence and prevalence of specific pain conditions
  • LO2. Describe the clinical presentation of specific pain conditions
  • LO3. Identify the underlying mechanisms of specific pain conditions
  • LO4. Apply the principles of management to specific pain conditions and populations.