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Area/Catalogue
REHB 5123

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
159301

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Health Sciences

Course aim

To develop an advanced understanding of the biological and psychosocial contributors to the pain experience and the ability to recognise important clinical pain states.

Course content

Current models for the clinical engagement of pain; the biopsychosocial model of pain; working pain definitions; pain mechanisms and contributors; integration of the pain sciences into clinical reasoning models; pain deconstruction into pathobiological mechanisms; clinical pain states.

Textbook(s)

Moseley GL & Butler DS 2017, Explain Pain Supercharged, 1, Noigroup Publications

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Seminar 1 hour x 1 week
Online Activities 2 hours x 12 weeks
Tutorial 1.5 hours x 8 weeks
Lecture (Online) 1 hour x 8 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Seminar (Online, synchronous) 1 hour x 1 week
Online Activities, asynchronous 2 hours x 12 weeks
Tutorial (Online, synchronous) 1.5 hours x 8 weeks
Lecture (Online) 1 hour x 8 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Test - 25% 30 mins
Test - 50% 60 minutes
Assignment 2000 words 25% -
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Test - 25% 30 mins
Test - 50% 60 minutes
Assignment 2000 words 25% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Health Sciences

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