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Short Course

Principles and Practice of Pain Management

Our post-qualifying framework (PQF) allows health and social care practitioners to continue their professional development and achieve further qualifications in their field.


Level: Short Course, CPD
Delivery: Campus
Study Mode: Part-time
Duration: 1 module
Module code: NU3127
Campus: Preston
Start Date: February

Course overview

This module addresses a range of issues related to pain management in patient care. Key themes in the module are physiology of pain; pain classification; psycho-social responses to pain; service-user and carer perspectives; pain assessment; pharmacology/pharmacokinetics; non-pharmacological methods of pain management; practical pain management skills.


This course is based in the School of Sport and Health Sciences located in the Faculty of Allied Health and Wellbeing

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