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Advanced Pain & Symptom Control (Module)

Module description

This optional module reviews the effectiveness of different interventions to control pain and symptoms in advanced cancer and other progressive life limiting diseases. A number of common symptoms are covered, but the module concentrates on symptoms that are difficult to control including neuropathic pain, dyspnoea, fatigue, cachexia, nausea and vomiting. Pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions are considered.

Staff information

Not applicable

Teaching pattern

Module starts in October

Module assessment - more information

5,000 word assignment

Key information

Module code 7MMPAC05

Credit level 7

Assessment coursework

Credit value 30

Semester Semester 1 (autumn)

Study abroad module No