University of Santo Tomas, Manila

Type: Degree/Diploma/Certificate (Online)
Country: Philippines
Website: none

Qualification on completion: Embedded Coursework Masters; with graduate certificate, Graduate Diploma, or Masters in Pain Management

Pre-requisite qualifications: Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a health science, or evidence of academic or professional qualifications deemed suitable.

Intended Participants (Discipline): Any Health Discipline, including Medicine, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Chiropractic, Osteopathy, Basic Science, Counsellors, Rehabilitation providers

Format (online, face to face, blended): Online

Style (case-based, readings, mixed cases & readings, discussion groups): Readings, online asynchronous discussion groups, online debates, case-based study, video presentations by content experts

Length (hours per week, number of weeks, or years): 2 yr duration (part-time) for Masters, 12 months for Grad Cert, 18 months for Grad Dip.

Mentoring or Supervision (for skills): Interactions with content experts and faculty via discussion boards and email, with opportunities to attend face to face workshops, webinar skills training courses, and clinical attachment (as observors)

Content Consistent with any IASP curriculum: Content based on IASP Core Interprofessional Curriculum, and modules for each subject licensed from University of Sydney course, taught in English

Evaluation - Format (exams, assignments, participation, combination): Written assignments, short-answer and multiple choice quizzes, participation in online discussion boards, compelting of Capstone unit (Masters only)

Evaluation - Nature (competencies, knowledge, or both): Demonstration of knowledge and application to clinical cases for competency.

Accreditation or Endorsement For CME/CPD points, or for Content, e.g., by IASP): Content endorsed by IASP (2015) as part of University of Sydney course. Can also be eligible for CPD points according to profession-specific requirements.

Contact Details (eg. Program Administrator): jcque@ust.edu.ph ustcpm.painmed@gmail.com