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PAIN5025: Orofacial Pain in Practice

2024 unit information

This is the capstone unit and it aims to translate orofacial pain theory into clinical practice. Clinical learning experiences/activities provide students the opportunity to synthesis and integrate their learning. The practical application of the knowledge gained from previous units allows students the opportunity to draw conclusions that will form the basis for further investigation, and intellectual and/or professional growth.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Discipline of Pain Medicine

Code PAIN5025
Academic unit Discipline of Pain Medicine
Credit points 6
Assumed knowledge:

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

  • LO1. Appreciate the complex nature of, and challenges associated with, the management of orofacial pain conditions
  • LO2. Embrace an evidence-based approach in the assessment, treatment and management of orofacial pain problems
  • LO3. Appreciate the interactions between culture, suffering and orofacial pain
  • LO4. Collaborate effectively with other health professionals in the management of orofacial pain conditions
  • LO5. Communicate complex knowledge and ideas across a range of target audiences.

Unit availability

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2024
Online Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 Early 2020
Online Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2021
Online Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2022
Online Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2023
Online Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

Modes of attendance (MoA)

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