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The Practice of Pain Management

My Distance Learning College


This course examines topics regarding the management of pain. We start by considering the World Health Organization analgesic ladder of pain management. We then look in more detail at the use of drugs in pain management and we consider drug dependence and "the pain habit".

Topics included in the course include:

  • Relief of pain
  • Choice of drugs
  • Drug dependence
  • The pain habit


The Practice of Pain Management Certificate

The Practice of Pain Management (Byte Size) Certificate issued by My Distance Learning College, entitling you to use the letters SAC Cert 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 DED9339
cost $93.00
estimated time to
complete course
25 Hours
course materials
365 Days