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The Development of Chronic Pain (Byte Size Skills Course)

In this course we look at the development of chronic pain.

We start by looking at how different types of pain are transmitted: in particular, we look at the role played by peripheral sensitisation and hyperalgesia in transmitting chronic pain.

We then consider the role of a range of chemical mediators in transmitting pain. Next, we look at drugs that relieve pain by sensitising the nociceptors.

Finally, we consider the issue of central sensitisation to pain, and consider the problem of peripheral nerve damage.

On completion of your course, you will receive a certificate:

Stonebridge Associated Colleges: The Development of Chronic Pain (Byte Size Skills Course) Certificate

The Development of Chronic Pain (Byte Size Skills Course) Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, to view a sample of the college’s award, please click here.

Requirements for Entry

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Stonebridge

On successful completion of your course your qualification is awarded. You will receive an attractively presented Diploma or Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, this will also allow you to use the letters SAC. Dip. or SAC. Cert. after your name.

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is one of the leading (and biggest) distance education colleges in the U.K and internationally. We have many thousands of students studying with us at any one time from locations all over the world. Our diplomas will always count towards your future, and will improve your prospects of future employment or higher level study etc. by proving that you have studied to a certain level, that you have proficiency in your chosen subjects and that you are interested in your field of choice. Education is always an investment in your future and you will find this to be the case with our qualifications in your jurisdiction.

Transmission of types of pain

Chemical mediators and the sensitisation of nociceptors

Drugs that relieve chronic pain by influencing nociceptors

Central sensitisation

Neuropathic pain

Tutor-marked Question Paper

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support

The Development of Chronic Pain (Byte Size Skills Course)

In this course we look at the development of chronic pain.

We start by looking at how different types of pain are transmitted: in particular, we look at the role played by peripheral sensitisation and hyperalgesia in transmitting chronic pain.

We then consider the role of a range of chemical mediators in transmitting pain. Next, we look at drugs that relieve pain by sensitising the nociceptors.

Finally, we consider the issue of central sensitisation to pain, and consider the problem of peripheral nerve damage.

On completion of your course, you will receive a certificate:

Stonebridge Associated Colleges: The Development of Chronic Pain (Byte Size Skills Course) Certificate

The Development of Chronic Pain (Byte Size Skills Course) Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, to view a sample of the college’s award, please click here.

Requirements for Entry

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Stonebridge

On successful completion of your course your qualification is awarded. You will receive an attractively presented Diploma or Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, this will also allow you to use the letters SAC. Dip. or SAC. Cert. after your name.

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is one of the leading (and biggest) distance education colleges in the U.K and internationally. We have many thousands of students studying with us at any one time from locations all over the world. Our diplomas will always count towards your future, and will improve your prospects of future employment or higher level study etc. by proving that you have studied to a certain level, that you have proficiency in your chosen subjects and that you are interested in your field of choice. Education is always an investment in your future and you will find this to be the case with our qualifications in your jurisdiction.

Transmission of types of pain

Chemical mediators and the sensitisation of nociceptors

Drugs that relieve chronic pain by influencing nociceptors

Central sensitisation

Neuropathic pain

Tutor-marked Question Paper

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
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