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Pain (Postgraduate Certificate)

University of Limerick

Postgraduate Certificate
12 months
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About

Programme Learning Outcomes of the Pain (Postgraduate Certificate) program offered at University of Limerick are to enable the student to adopt an evidence based approach to the assessment and management of pain and to provide the student with an advanced level of knowledge and clinical reasoning ability about pain

Overview

Objectives of the Pain (Postgraduate Certificate) offered at University of Limerick

  • 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
  • Independent Learning Module
  • Independent Learning Module
  • Independent Learning Module
  • Exercise and Occupation for Health
  • Advances in Rheumatology
  • Pain Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 12 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

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

Funding

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