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Wednesday, 30 December 2015
MSc (Clinical Management of Pain) - Free places for online CPD!
MSc (Clinical Management of
numbers of places for free online CPD ***
A new module in the MSc (Clinical Management of
Pain) programme is offered for the first time in 2016, “Veterinary Musculoskeletal Pain: Small
Animals”. Now in its tenth year, the online
programme is provided on the University of Edinburgh’s well-proven
and intuitive platform. Three UK-based vets, who graduated with the MSc
in 2014, wrote about their reflections on the programme.
OPTIONS FOR STUDY
Musculoskeletal pain: Small animals” module has been approved for the MSc (Clin.
Mgmt. Pain) programme (20 credits).
2.The module can also be studied as part of Personal Professional Development (PPD).
PPD students will also be awarded 20 credits at Masters level, which may be
transferrable to another programme.
3.As this is a new module, we want to obtain some
feedback from participants who have an interest in pain management. To meet this need we are offering a limited
number of free places to study the module, with the usual fees waived. The
University of Edinburgh will issue a certificate for 200hrs CPD to
participants, upon successful completion of the module.
The “Veterinary Musculoskeletal Pain: Small Animals” module runs for 15
weeks, from 25th January to 22nd May incl., with a two
week break 4th April to 17th April incl.
At the end
of the module participants are expected to better understand:
·The epidemiology of musculoskeletal pain.
·The critical appraisal of preclinical and clinical
evidence relating to musculoskeletal pain.
·The proposed pathophysiology and pain-generating
mechanisms in musculoskeletal diseases affecting dogs and cats.
·The influence of bio-behavioural contributors to
animals’ pain experiences.
·The critical appraisal and use of validated pain
·The role of comorbidities in complicating therapeutic
·The pharmacology of pain-relieving drugs and their
implementation in a rational, multimodal approach to musculoskeletal pain
·Ethical considerations when offering palliative care.
further information, or to register your interest in one of the limited number of places for free CPD
please contact Fergus Coutts BVM&S MSc MRCVS: firstname.lastname@example.org. (Closing date 11th