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Pain Management, Short Course

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    Application Deadline
  • 3 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (WUR) ,
Managing an individual experiencing pain can be a challenging experience for patient and healthcare professional. This module will provide you with the knowledge and skills to care for individuals experiencing both acute and chronic pain.

About

New learning will link theory to practice in various clinical settings, covering a combination of assessment and treatment strategies.

The focus will be on delivering holistic care, highlighting the biopsychosocial model of pain management. There will be an interdisciplinary approach and interactive group work sessions focusing on communication and implementation of care. External guest speakers will deliver sessions based on current practice.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: We recommend that you apply as soon as possible via UCAS, so we can process your application and invite you to one of the following interview dates.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 3 months
    • Duration description
      12 weeks
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Pain physiology
  • Pain assessment
  • Pharmacology
  • Acute intervention
  • Psychological interventions
  • Patient education
  • Pain in the older person
  • Cancer pain
  • Pain and mental health

Audience

You’ll be a registered nurse, health visitor, midwife or other healthcare professional currently employed in any work setting where pain management forms part of your workload.

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • You’ll be a registered nurse, health visitor, midwife or other healthcare professional currently employed in any work setting where pain management forms part of your workload.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1350 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1350 GBP per module and a duration of 3 months.
  • National

    1350 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1350 GBP per module and a duration of 3 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • 30 Credits (Level 6): £2,312
  • 30 Credits (Level 7): £1,350

Living costs for Cambridge

  • 846 - 1470 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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