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Diploma in Pain Management

The Department offers a one-year diploma using a blended learning approach with contact sessions and online learning, commencing in January 2017. It is open to all healthcare professionals with a minimum of a 4-year degree.


The program consists of 7 modules:

  • ★  Introduction to postgraduate studies

  • ★  Clinical research methods

  • ★  The multidimensional nature of pain

  • ★  Neuroanatomy and neurophysiology of nociception and pain

  • ★  Assessment and measurement of pain and its effects

  • ★  Interdisciplinary pain management

  • ★  Pain management in complex conditions

Applications close 10 December 2016

Click here to download the flyer

For more information please contact Prof Romy Parker (romy.parker@uct.ac.za) or Esmerelda Alexander (esmerelda.alexander@uct.ac.za)

Apply online at uct.ac.za