Chronic pain theory and practice are revisited with students extending their knowledge of pain mechanisms relevant to osteopathic practice and patient management.
|1.||Formulate and interpret exercise management programs to support the rehabilitation of patient complaints with a focus on the spinal column and peripheral joints;|
|2.||Contextualise indirect osteopathic techniques to the spine, pelvis and peripheral joints;|
|3.||Extrapolate the neurological mechanisms involved in patients with chronic pain;|
|4.||Elucidate the mechanisms of action of pain management agents that are likely to be used as treatments for patients presenting to osteopaths; and|
|5.||Propose suitable management and monitoring strategies of patients with chronic pain diagnosis.|
|Test||Two Online Quizzes (1 hour each)||20%|
|Assignment||Case based written assignment (2000 words)||30%|
|Examination||Practical examination rehabilitation and indirect (30 minutes per student)||50%|
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