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DRPS : Course Catalogue : School of Clinical Sciences : Pain Management

Postgraduate Course: Independent Project in Pain Management (PAMA11051)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Clinical Sciences CollegeCollege of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Course typeOnline Distance Learning AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate) Credits60
Home subject areaPain Management Other subject areaNone
Course website None Taught in Gaelic?No
Course descriptionIn this course students undertake an independent study which would involve the planning, execution and development of a significant piece of project work. The project for this course would require prior approval but could take a variety of forms including, but not limited to, clinical placements in an area of interest, where students are required to identify clinical learning objectives and the resources required to meet these objectives in a clinical setting; a work based project such as a clinical audit; or an education project related to clinical practice. The development of a learning contract would facilitate these processes.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Additional Costs No
Course Delivery Information
Delivery period: 2013/14 Flexible, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Learn enabled:  Yes Quota:  None
Web Timetable Web Timetable
Course Start Date 16/09/2013
Breakdown of Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 600 ( Dissertation/Project Supervision Hours 25, Feedback/Feedforward Hours 3, Other Study Hours 20, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 12, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 540 )
Additional Notes
Breakdown of Assessment Methods (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
No Exam Information
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
This course aims to contribute to improved patient outcomes by students with an opportunity to direct their learning towards areas of specific clinical interest. Students, depending on their selected project, will also have opportunity to
Deliver a real world project with a direct impact for an organisation/employer;
Improve their employability through a work-based experience;
gaining experience that can be used to strengthen future employment applications;
Develop academic abilities through direct application of theoretical skills to a professional situation.
Assessment Information
100% of the assessment will be agreed through the development of a Learning Contract which will be developed in collaboration with an academic supervisor and the student. Specific weighting of the components of the assessment will be dictated by the project at hand.
Special Arrangements
None
Additional Information
Academic description Not entered
Syllabus Not entered
Transferable skills Not entered
Reading list Not entered
Study Abroad Not entered
Study Pattern Not entered
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserDr Sarah Henderson
Tel: 0131 242 9409
Email: Sarah.Henderson@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMrs Nina Cryne
Tel: (0131) 242 6461
Email: Nina.Cryne@ed.ac.uk
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