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Graduate Certificate in Chronic Pain Management (15 credits)

Offered by: Physical and Occupatnl Therapy     Degree: Graduate Certificate in Chronic Pain Mgmt

Program Requirements

For more information about online graduate certificates including up-to-date information on course details and current professors contributing to the courses, see the McGill School of Physical and Occupational Therapy website at http://www.mcgill.ca/spot/programs/online-graduate-certificates/chronic-....

Required Courses (12 credits)

  • POTH 663 Pain Assessment in Clinical Practice (3 credits)

    Offered by: Physical and Occupatnl Therapy (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Phys & Occ Therapy : Introduction to definitions, models and concepts of pain management and their relationship to professional practice, including frameworks for mechanisms, assessment and management of pain and the evaluation of current research practice in pain management.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Lesley Norris, Mark Ware (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: Undergraduate Degree in health profession or permission of instructor
    • An online course that is offered to health care practitioners.
    • Note that a fee of $250.00 is charged to support the cost of the preparation of on-line documents for this course
  • POTH 664 Neuroscience and Behavioural Perspectives of Pain (3 credits)

    Offered by: Physical and Occupatnl Therapy (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Phys & Occ Therapy : Basic neuroscience of pain and the interrelationship between psychological, physiological and environmental processes in pain, linking the anatomy and physiology to the psychological processes in the perception and expression of pain.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Lesley Norris (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: Undergraduate Degree in Health Profession or permission of instructor.
    • An online course that is offered to health care practitioners.
    • Note that a fee of $250.00 is charged to support the cost of the preparation of on-line documents for this course
  • POTH 665 Interdisciplinary Management of Chronic Pain (3 credits)

    Offered by: Physical and Occupatnl Therapy (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Phys & Occ Therapy : Introduction to the principles of pain assessment, treatment and management,including the scientific basis for assessment, diagnosis and treatment, exploring pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, the role of rehabilitation in pain management and other interventions.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Lesley Norris, Kimberley Smalridge (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: POTH 663 or permission of the instructor
    • An online course that is offered to health care practitioners.
    • Note that a fee of $250.00 is charged to support the cost of the preparation of on-line documents for this course
  • POTH 666 Common Clinical Pain Syndromes (3 credits)

    Offered by: Physical and Occupatnl Therapy (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Phys & Occ Therapy : Introduction to a range of pain conditions seen in the clinic.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Kimberley Smalridge (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: POTH 663 and POTH 664 or permission of instructor.
    • An online course that is offered to health care practitioners. During the semester, the students will have to spend an intensive two-day period on campus (6-hour lecture per day).
    • Note that a fee of $250.00 is charged to support the cost of the preparation of on-line documents for this course

Complementary Courses (3 credits)

One of:

  • NUR2 635 Pain Measurement in Children (3 credits)

    Offered by: Nursing (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Research issues surrounding the measurement of pain throughout childhood. Topics include measurement theory, theoretical and conceptual definitions of pain in children, scale construction, format and scaling issues, reliability, validity, clinical unity, developmental considerations, self-report formats, observational formats, physiological indicators of pain.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: Graduate-level course in inferential statistics and graduate or undergraduate course in child development, or permission of the instructor.
    • Restriction: Health Sciences or Psychology graduate students or permission of the instructor.
  • POTH 603 Directed Practicum (3 credits)

    Offered by: Physical and Occupatnl Therapy (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Phys & Occ Therapy : A tutorial with directed practical experience in a clinical setting related to the student's clinical specialization, including curriculum development, and emphasizing current thought in rehabilitation.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: Isabelle Gelinas, Evanthia Kehayia (Fall) Isabelle Gelinas, Evanthia Kehayia (Winter)

  • POTH 611 Health Research Methods (3 credits)

    Offered by: Physical and Occupatnl Therapy (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Phys & Occ Therapy : Introduction to the most common observational and experimental study designs used in health care studies. Evaluation of healthcare literature to determine best clinical practice. Cost analyses, screening and research ethics.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: Undergraduate Degree in health profession or permission of instructor
    • An online course that is offered to health care practitioners.
School of Physical and Occupational Therapy—2013-2014 (last updated Jul. 30, 2013) (disclaimer)