Pain and Stress Management

Course Information
TitleΠΟΝΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΔΙΑΧΕΙΡΗΣΗ ΑΓΧΟΥΣ / Pain and Stress Management
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorIoannis Tilaveridis
Course ID240000640

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Dentistry (2010-today)

Registered students: 52
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective Courses532

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
  • Georgios Koloutsos
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Students are learning basic ideas about the neurophysiology and assessment of pain .They learn the differential diagnosis of pain and the methods and protocols of pain management. They learn to asses anxiety in dental patients presenting with orofacial pain.
General Competences
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Orofacial pain in dental patients is a common problem of every day practice. Students are learning how to recognize and be familiar with terms like trigeminal neuralgia, masseterial dysfunction pain and other terms of the pain vocabulary. The first two lectures are dealing with the basic knowledge of neurophysiology of pain and pain assessment. The third and fourth lectures are discussing diagnostic methods and pain differentiation. The rest lectures are dealing with the clinical appearance of orofacial pain like neuropathic pain, dental pain and every other form of pain in the face region. The final two lectures are dealing with the relation between pain and anxiety and the management of anxiety in such patients. Total number of lectures:13 Total number of hours: 26
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Video lectures
  • Multimedia
Course Organization
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
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