2021-2022 Brenau University Catalog 
    
    Aug 12, 2022  
2021-2022 Brenau University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PT 930 - Clinical Assessment & Management of Pain

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The purpose of this course is for the physical therapy student to develop competence and confidence in managing patients in pain. For optimal pain management, clinicians must understand and identify a multitude of biological, psychological, cognitive, and social factors. The biopsychosocial model will be utilized as a platform for development around four broad competencies of: 1) the science of and multidimensional nature of pain, 2) strategies for the assessment and measurement of pain, 3) the clinical management of pain, and 4) review of complex pain conditions.



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