3 months
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275 AUD/full
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About

Get the skills and knowledge fundamental to providing quality pain management care with the Pain Management course at La Trobe University. 

Overview

Pain management is a fundamental component of many healthcare services, with poorly managed acute pain a significant predictor for the development of chronic pain, resulting in health practitioners playing an essential role in reducing the progression of pain into chronicity.

Programme Overview  

This Pain Management course at La Trobe University comprehensively covers the key components of pain management for optimal patient outcomes. 

The course is designed to improve the skills and knowledge of:

  • novice practitioners in the fundamentals of pain management;
  • advanced practitioners seeking to consolidate their practice;
  • experienced practitioners seeking to understand the evidence-base underpinning their practice.

You’ll learn:

  • pain assessment and pain history;
  • effective pain management strategies, clinical limitations and considerations for these strategies;
  • pain management for better patient outcomes;
  • the impact of poorly managed acute pain on the development of chronic pain.

Programme Structure

Course content
  • Multi-modal analgesia
  • Chronic pain
  • Pain in special populations 
  • Wound pain management
  • Patient-controlled analgesia (PCAs)

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 3 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS Provider Code Number 00115M 
  • Current certificate with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) in nursing or allied health or an international equivalent.
  • Broadband internet access and an active email address that can be accessed at home during study periods.
  • Students must have basic computer literacy skills (e.g. Word or other word processing software).

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    275 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 275 AUD for the full programme during 3 months.
  • National

    275 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 275 AUD for the full programme during 3 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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