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Pharmacology and Pain Control

My Distance Learning College


Virtually anyone involved in any aspect of the medical field has had to deal with issues of pain. Pain is a universal problem, one that the medical sciences have finally begun to pay greater attention to.

This course focuses primarily on the pharmacological aspects of pain and pain control. In order to assist those suffering from pain, it is necessary to understand its causes, therefore this course examines in great detail the brain and nervous system. It also endeavors to examine the human experience of pain as well as the body's natural analgesic systems.

Finally, this course aims to explore the pharmacology of pain relief and control and the practice of pain management.

This course covers:

  • Neurons
  • The brain
  • The spinal cord
  • Voluntary and reflex action and the autonomic nervous system
  • The human experience of pain
  • Natural analgesic systems
  • The development of chronic pain
  • The pharmacology of pain control
  • The practice of pain management


Pharmacology and Pain Control Diploma

Pharmacology and Pain Control Diploma issued by My Distance Learning College, entitling you to use the letters SAC Dip after your name.


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.

course quick facts
course code DED9074
cost $460.00
estimated time to
complete course
135 Hours
course materials
365 Days