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Table 5 Frequencies for specialists/recognised experts in the field of pain medicine within medical schools

From: Pain medicine content, teaching and assessment in medical school curricula in Australia and New Zealand

Specialist N %
SPMP 17 89.5
Physiotherapist 7 36.8
Psychologist 7 36.8
Nurse 6 31.6
Occupational Therapist 3 15.8
Anaesthetist 2 10.5
Palliative Care 2 10.5
Psychiatrist 1 5.3
Non-clinical scientist 1 5.3
Rheumatologist 1 5.3
No 1 5.3
Unsure 1 5.3
  1. Note. Percentages are based on number of responses and do not total 100%
  2. N, number of medical schools for which elements of the curriculum were available