Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - NGR6470
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SCNS Liaison Notified of Graduate Council Approval
Submission Type: Change
Course Change Information (for course changes only): Change title to Change description to Designed to examine the theoretical & clinical knowledge needed to make proper assmnts & diagnoses in regards to the chronic pain patient. It also examines the importance of the psychological aspect of pain for proper diagnosis & treatment. Change objectives to: 1. Differentiate between pain assessments in adult and pediatric patients. 2. Utilize diagnostic studies, documentation, and data interpretation to make clinical judgements in pain management care. 3. Summarize the components of the pain evaluation and health examination across the life span to include physical, mental, developmental and social health. 4. Synthesize the relationship between the pain behavior and underlying psychiatric disorders. 5. Demonstrate understanding of behavioral and physiologic response to pain: acute pain model versus adaptation. 6. Examine the concept of addiction under pain management: seeking drugs versus seeking pain relief. 7. Describe placebo effects in pain relief measure and its clinical implications for clinical practice. Change learning outcomes to By the completion of this course, students will be able to: 1. Demonstrate proper pain assessment and evaluation of the adult and pediatric patient. 2. Synthesize principles of the psychological aspect of pain. 3. Assess pain evaluation from the cognitive-behavioral perspective. 4. Explain the consequences of inadequate pain management. 5. Summarize the concept of addiction under pain management. 6. Demonstrate ability to diagnose common pain syndrome based on radiology and other diagnostic studies. 7. Describe the implication of placebo effect in pain practice. Change topics to: 1. Pain assessment and evaluation in adult and pediatric patients. 2. Fundamental of diagnostic studies and radiology in making a pain diagnosis. 3. Emotions and psychobiology. 4. Assessment of pain beliefs, coping, and function. 5. The cognitive-behavioral approach to pain management. 6. Psychiatric disorders and pain 7. Pain treatment and addiction.
Comments: Required for Nursing - Need catalog fit. To GC. Form filled out incorrectly. OGS fixed. GC approved To USF Sys 5/18/16; to SCNS after 5/25/16
- Department and Contact Information
Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted 5386 2016-02-09 Department College Budget Account Number Nursing NR 620100020 Contact Person Phone Chelsey Bevel 8139749068 firstname.lastname@example.org
- Course Information
Prefix Number Full Title NGR 6470 Assessment, Radiology, and Psychology of Pain Is the course title variable? N Is a permit required for registration? N Are the credit hours variable? N Is this course repeatable? If repeatable, how many times? 0 Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option 3 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum) Assmt, Rad, & Psy of Pain Course Online? Percentage Online U - Face-to-face, online, and blended (separate sections) 50
DEMONSTRATION OF THEORETICAL AND CLINICAL KNOWLEDGE NEEDED TO MAKE PROPER ASSESSMENT OF PAIN BASED ON RELEVANT DIAGNOSTIC, RADIOLOGICAL FACTS AND UNDERSTAND THE IMPORTANCE OF THE PSYCHOLOGICAL ASPECT OF PAIN FOR THE PROPER DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT.
A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.
Needed for new program/concentration/certificate
B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?
This course will be required for a new certificate program for pain management.
C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?
D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)
Terminal degree in Nursing and knowledge of specific content area.
- Other Course Information
1.DESCRIBE THE PAIN ASSESSMENT IN ADULT PATIENTS 2.EXAMINE THE PRINCIPLES OF PSYCHOBIOLOGY 3.DESCRIBE THE PAIN ASSESSMENT AND MEASUREMENTS OF PEDIATRIC PAIN. 4.SUMMARIZE THE COMPONENTS OF THE PAIN EVALUATION AND HEALTH EXAMINATION ACROSS THE LIFE SPAN TO INCLUDE PHYSICAL, MENTAL, DEVELOPMENTAL AND SOCIAL HEALTH. 5.UNDERSTAND THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE PAIN BEHAVIOR AND UNDERLYING PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS 6.DEMONSTRATE UNDERSTANDING OF BEHAVIORAL AND PHYSIOLOGIC RESPONSE TO PAIN: ACUTE PAIN MODEL VERSUS ADAPTATION 7.UNDERSTAND THE CONCEPT OF ADDICTION UNDER PAIN MANAGEMENT: SEEKING DRUGS VERSUS SEEKING PAIN RELIEF 8.DESCRIBE PLACEBO EFFECTS IN PAIN RELIEF MEASURE AND ITS CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS FOR CLINICAL PRACTICE 9.UNDERSTAND BASICS OF RADIOLOGICAL DIAGNOSIS OF PAIN SYNDROME 10.DEMONSTRATE THE KNOWLEDGE OF RADIOLOGY BASICS AND ABLE TO PERFORM RADIOLOGICAL SAFETY PROCEDURES IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE FEDERAL AND STATE GUIDELINES
B. Learning Outcomes
1.CORRECT DEMONSTRATION OF AN PAIN EVALUATION OF ADULT AND PEDIATRIC PATIENT. 2.DESCRIBE AND DEMONSTRATE THE PRINCIPLES OF PSYCHOLOGICAL ASPECT OF PAIN EVALUATION AND TREATMENT. 3.PROVIDE THE PLACE OF CARE FOR THE CANCER PAIN PATIENTS 4.DEMONSTRATE THE PAIN EVALUATION FROM THE COGNITIVE-BEHAVIORAL CONSULTATION. 5.UNDERSTAND THE CONSEQUENCES OF INADEQUATE TREATMENT OF THE PAIN 6.SUMMARIZE THE CONCEPT OF ADDICTION UNDER PAIN MANAGEMENT 7.UNDERSTAND THE RADIOLOGY SAFETY GUIDELINES 8.DEMONSTRATE ABILITY TO DIAGNOSE COMMON PAIN SYNDROME BASED ON RADIOLOGY FINDINGS 9.UNDERSTAND THE IMPLICATION OF PLACEBO EFFECT IN PAIN PRACTICE
C. Major Topics
EMOTIONS AND PSYCHOBIOLOGY 2. COGNITIVE AND LEARNING ASPECTS 3. PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS AND PAIN 4. ASSESSMENT OF CHRONIC AND CANCER PAIN PATIENTS 5. PAIN ASSESSMENT IN ADULT PATIENTS 6. MEASUREMENT AND ASSESSMENT OF PEDIATRIC PAIN 7. ASSESSMENT OF PAIN BELIEFS, COPING, AND FUNCTION 8. THE COGNITIVE-BEHAVIORAL APPROACH TO PAIN MANAGEMENT 9. FAILURE TO ASSESS PAIN 10. PAIN TREATMENT AND ADDICTION 11. FUNDAMENTAL OF RADIOLOGY IN MAKING PAIN DIAGNOSIS 12. RADIOLOGY SAFETY WHEN PERFORMING PAIN PROCEDURES
1. Wall and Melzack’s Textbook of Pain (5th ed.). Elsevier Publishing Company
2. Pain, Clinical Manual (2nd ed.) McCaffery and Pasero, Mosby
3. Interventional Pain Management (3rd ed.) S. Waldman. Saunders Elsevier
4. Physical Diagnosis of Pain (2nd ed.) Waldman, Saunders Elsevier
E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases
F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy
G. Assignments, Exams and Tests
H. Attendance Policy
Course Attendance at First Class Meeting – Policy for Graduate Students: For structured courses, 6000 and above, the College/Campus Dean will set the first-day class attendance requirement. Check with the College for specific information. This policy is not applicable to courses in the following categories: Educational Outreach, Open University (TV), FEEDS Program, Community Experiential Learning (CEL), Cooperative Education Training, and courses that do not have regularly scheduled meeting days/times (such as, directed reading/research or study, individual research, thesis, dissertation, internship, practica, etc.). Students are responsible for dropping undesired courses in these categories by the 5th day of classes to avoid fee liability and academic penalty. (See USF Regulation – Registration - 4.0101,
Attendance Policy for the Observance of Religious Days by Students: In accordance with Sections 1006.53 and 1001.74(10)(g) Florida Statutes and Board of Governors Regulation 6C-6.0115, the University of South Florida (University/USF) has established the following policy regarding religious observances: (http://usfweb2.usf.edu/usfgc/gc_pp/acadaf/gc10-045.htm)
In the event of an emergency, it may be necessary for USF to suspend normal operations. During this time, USF may opt to continue delivery of instruction through methods that include but are not limited to: Blackboard, Elluminate, Skype, and email messaging and/or an alternate schedule. It’s the responsibility of the student to monitor Blackboard site for each class for course specific communication, and the main USF, College, and department websites, emails, and MoBull messages for important general information.
I. Policy on Make-up Work
J. Program This Course Supports
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