The Psychological and Sociological Impact of Pain

This micro skills course will explore the role of the biopsychosocial model as a basis for treating people whose psychological and sociological wellbeing has been affected by pain. Later, it will identify the psychological and sociological issues that commonly arise as a result of pain and explore the benefits of a patient-centred approach in treating patients in pain.

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider
College of Paramedics

What will I learn?

  1. By the end of this session you will be able to:
  2. Describe the biopsychosocial model and its role in treating people with pain
  3. Identify the psychological and sociological issues that may arise as a result of pain
  4. Explain the benefits of patient-centred care when treating patients in pain

Course provided in association with


  • This eLearning session is provided by the Content Providers listed above but it does not in any way constitute a qualification or accreditation from them.
  • Certificates provided at the end of each session are issued by Talisium under licence and cannot be used by students to seek membership, fellowship or any other form of recognition by the Content Provider.
  • This micro skills course may contain references to UK laws, regulations, policies and practice guidelines.
  • You should apply the lessons within the context of your local environment.
  • This micro skills course may contain features that are not optimised for mobile devices.