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Pain (Postgraduate Certificate)

University of Limerick

12 months
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The Pain (Postgraduate Certificate) program offered at University of Limerick enables students to adopt an evidence based approach to the assessment and management of pain.


About Pain (Postgraduate Certificate) offered at University of Limerick

The objective of this course is to provide the student with an advanced level of knowledge and clinical reasoning ability about pain

  • To discuss professional issues relating to the description, classification and ramifications of pain 
  • To examine the different sectors of patients/clients, service providers and models of service, and their differing needs
  • To source, critically appraise and synthesise the most up-to-date research in pain
  • To develop advanced level assessment and identification of appropriate treatment techniques/approaches and strategies in the management of pain
  • To integrate research knowledge with clinical expertise and patient preference to establish the means of providing cost-effective, high quality clinical service in this specialist area
  • Mode of delivery
  • Methods of delivery include classroom based lectures, tutorials and workshops, distance learning and self-directed learning.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Evidence Based Practice
  • Evidence Based Practice (Distance Learning)
  • Independent Learning Module
  • Exercise and Occupation for Health
  • Advances in Rheumatology
  • Pain Management

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

EU Applicants: Early application is advisable.





Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Healthcare clinicians with a professionally and academically accredited BSc Hons (or equivalent) in a health profession.  If you have a query regarding suitability please contact them.

Tuition Fee


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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