Courses & Units

Assessment and Management of Pain CNA509

Note:

This unit is only available to registered nurses. This unit uses group work and late enrolment may affect your ability to participate actively.

Introduction

This unit will enhance students' understanding of the aetiology and pathophysiology of pain and equip them with the skills to accurately assess acute, chronic and cancer pain. Pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions will be explored as part of the development of pain management interactions between clinicians and patients. With knowledge obtained through participation in this unit, students will be better equipped to manage pain experienced by their patients and advocate for them.

Summary

Unit name Assessment and Management of Pain
Unit code CNA509
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Health
School of Health Science
Discipline School for Health Sciences
Coordinator

Jasmin Rigby-Day

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
1 060309

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Fully online

Assessment

Short answer questions (1000-1500 words) 20%, PowerPoint presentation 35%, case study (2000 words) 45%

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Textbooks

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