Taught course

Pain Management

University of South Wales · Faculty of Life Sciences and Education

Entry requirements

Admission to the course is typically through the following qualifications:

  • First degree or equivalent (including international qualifications)
  • Relevant professional healthcare (e.g. doctor, nurse) qualifications

Those without recognised qualifications will be considered on an individual basis and a wide range of prior experience may be taken into account.

Months of entry

March, September

Course content

Having a specialist knowledge in Pain Management is an increasingly important asset and extra responsibility of medical personnel. The online Diploma in Pain Management has a unique focus on interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches to pain management and service provision.

On completion of the Pain Management Diploma, you will be able to demonstrate a systematic understanding of the care of patients in Pain Management; critically evaluate current research in inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary Pain Management and demonstrate a critical understanding of self-care promotion for acute and chronic pain and deliver management strategies for the investigation and treatment of patients with pain conditions.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGDip
    12 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    12 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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