A Clinical Approach to Pain for Health Professionals
Course code:

7103OH

Duration:

8 weeks

Fees:

£578

Qualification:

CPD/Short courses

Location

Coventry University

Faculty:

Get in touch

David Hyde, Assistant Professor of Physiotherapy

+44(0)24 7765 3821


ad4037@coventry.ac.uk

Overview

Start date: September 2021

This module is appropriate for all health professionals involved in the management of patients with musculoskeletal pain. The module is designed to allow clinicians to develop an holistic understanding of contemporary pain science and how these principles impact on clinical practice. The module examines the neurophysiological mechanisms and multidimensional nature of pain that underpins patient-centred biopsychosocial management.

The module is designed to allow clinicians to develop a holistic understanding of contemporary pain science and how these principles impact on clinical practice. This innovative online module blends high quality online resources that you can access in your own time with real time teaching with our lecturing team and industry experts. 

Course detail

This innovative online module blends high quality online resources that you can access in your own time with real time teaching with our lecturing team and industry experts. This module is therefore uniquely placed to meet the needs of full or part-time students, wherever you are in the world.

 

Modules

By the end of the module, you should be able to:

  • Critically analyse the different pain mechanisms involved in the acute and persistent pain
  •  Demonstrate and communicate a critical understanding of a comprehensive biopsychosocial assessment for acute and persistent musculoskeletal pain presentations
  • Evaluate the impact and outcomes of non-pharmacological and pharmacological management of acute and persistent musculoskeletal pain
  • Critically select appropriate outcomes measures for the evaluation of pain management.

How will this course be taught

The module will consist of three two-week ‘blocks’ of learning. During these blocks you will be able to work through the material in your own time and at your own pace. At the end of each block there will be an online session with your peers and teachers to discuss the material and its implementation in clinical practice.

Entry requirements

  • BSc (or equivalent)
  • Minimum International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.5 (students studying from abroad)

Assessment

  • Educational vlog aimed at either staff or patients (50% of final mark)
  • 1000-word supporting document (50% of final mark)

How to apply

To apply for the module or if you require further information, please contact:
David Hyde, Assistant Professor of Physiotherapy
Telephone: Call +44 (0)24 7765 3821
Email: ad4037@coventry.ac.uk.