THE UNIVERSITY of EDINBURGH
DEGREE REGULATIONS & PROGRAMMES OF STUDY 2009/2010
Pain and its Management (U00979)
Aim is to consider pain as part of life and death, and to review its management.
? This course is not available to visiting students.
? Pre-requisites : Permission of the Curriculum Approval Officer.
? Co-requisites : Pharmacology 3 and Physiology 3 are recommended.
Home subject area
Other subject areas
? Normal year taken : 4th year
? Contact Teaching Time : 2 hour(s) 45 minutes per week for 11 weeks
First Class Information
All of the following classes
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
Understanding and communicating the importance of managing acute and chronic pain in a variety of medical situations. Interpreting evidence and appreciation of the scientific, ethical and economic factors and principles underlying pain and its management. Ability to identify areas of ignorance and to advance proposals for the improvement of pain management.
December Exam 100% Written Examination Duration 2 hrs
Contact and Further Information
The Course Secretary should be the first point of contact for all enquiries.
Ms Pascal Lynch
Dr Martin Simmen
School Website : http://www.dbcls.med.ed.ac.uk/
College Website : http://www.mvm.ed.ac.uk/