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Area/Catalogue
REHB 5122

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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

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Course ID
159302

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance

Course aim

To provide students with advanced understanding of the biological and psychosocial contributors to the pain experience and associated clinical assessment and management skills for patients with chronic pain states, and patients at risk of progressing to chronicity, within an multidisciplinary biopsychosocial framework.

Course content

Theories of pain mechanisms; Epidemiology of persistent pain; theories for persistent pain; Education and self-management of persistent pain; Graded exposure and activity; Integrating pain sciences with manual therapy; Interprofessional roles and approaches in the management of persistent pain. 

Textbook(s)

Jones M & Rivett D 2016, Clinical Reasoning in Musculoskeletal Practice, Elsevier

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
REHB 5123 Pain Theory and Science

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Online Activities 2 hours x 12 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 12 weeks
Lecture (Online) 1 hour x 12 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Online Activites, asynchronous 2 hours x 12 weeks
Tutorial (Online, synchronous) 2 hours x 12 weeks
Lecture (Online, asynchronous) 1 hour x 12 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
Quiz 1 - 30% 90 minutes
Assignment 2000 words 40% -
Quiz 2 - 30% 90 mins
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Quiz 1 (Online) - 30% 90 minutes
Assignment 2000 words 40% -
Quiz 2 (Online) - 30% 90 minutes

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 university. 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

UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance

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