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

Postgraduate Course: Independent Project in Pain Management (PAMA11051)

Course Outline
SchoolDeanery of Clinical Sciences CollegeCollege of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
Course typeOnline Distance Learning AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits60 ECTS Credits30
SummaryIn 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.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements Prior to enrolling on this course, students must have successfully completed 120 credits from the Clinical Management of Pain programme.
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2021/22, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None
Course Start Full Year
Course Start Date 20/09/2021
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 600 ( Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 12, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 588 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) 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.
Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. Discuss and display evidence of independent research skills
  2. Critically reflect on appropriate research literature in a confident manner
  3. Engage on a sustained project on a chosen topic
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
Special Arrangements None
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserDr Sarah Henderson
Tel: 0131 242 6130
Email: Sarah.Henderson@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMrs Olga Paterson
Tel: (0131) 242 6130
Email: Olga.Paterson@ed.ac.uk
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