The course is an e-Learning, interprofessional course. The taught component introduces the student to the multifaceted nature of caring for patients who have pain. The modules provide the student with the ability to understand the biopsychosocial aspects of pain and to evaluate the various approaches to assessing and managing patients in pain. Professional issues, including clinical governance and inter-professional practice, will be covered. There are pathways available to suit the needs of primary, secondary and tertiary care professionals.
Applicants must be healthcare professionals with an interest or practice base in acute, chronic or palliative pain management. Applicants should hold a 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent in a relative subject and have held a position of responsibility in a relevant field for at least 2 years. English language requirements are TOEFL or IELTS, no more than 2 years before the proposed date of entry.
Modules include: research, statistics and evidence based practice; biophysical principles in pain management; fundamentals of pain management; patient case study; clinical management; professional issues; dissertation.
3 modular assessments for the postgraduate certificate; 6 modular assessments for the postgraduate diploma; completion of the diploma and a 20000-word dissertation for the Master of Science degree.
Majority of students self-funded, some obtain awards from trusts and charities.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Distance learning||£ 3,500 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Distance learning||£ 4,100 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|PgCert||Distance learning||£ 3,500 per Academic year (home fees)||18 months|
|PgCert||Distance learning||£ 4,100 per Academic year (overseas fees)||18 months|
|PgDip||Distance learning||£ 3,500 per Academic year (home fees)||18 months|
|PgDip||Distance learning||£ 4,100 per Academic year (overseas fees)||18 months|
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