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Advancing Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy Practice

OVERVIEW

This module is designed to develop students' clinical knowledge of the variety of approaches currently used within manual therapy in the assessment and management of neuromusculoskeletal dysfunction. Students will have the chance to evaluate the evidence base associated with the different approaches and will be able to examine the application of these to their own clinical practice.

WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?

  • This module provides students with the opportunity to learn a wide range of current manual therapy techniques from specialists from within the field.
  • This module provides students with the opportunity to integrate learning into their own clinical practice and develop their clinical reasoning skills.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

  • To understand the principles of patient assessment and management including contraindications and indications as well as the integration of pain science;
  • To analyse the different approaches to manual therapy;
  • To evaluate existing approaches to manual therapy using current literature;
  • Develop communicational and clinical reasoning skills that can allow for a more effective management of patients with neuromusculoskeletal disorders;
  • Develop a range of psychomotor skills in manual therapy.

HOW WILL THIS COURSE BE TAUGHT?

This module will use a variety of teaching and learning strategies. The module’s content will be delivered through seminar sessions, practical workshops, directed and self-directed study.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

Coursework 1: 30 minute Practical Viva (40% of module mark)

Coursework 2: 2000 word Critical Review (60% of module mark)

TEACHING CONTACT HOURS

Seminars – 44 hours

Guided student activity – 100 hours

Self-guided student activity – 56 hours

Total activity – 200 hours

Entry Requirements

  • Diploma or Degree in Physiotherapy

HOW TO APPLY

To apply for this course and to download our full course prospectus, please see the information about the Continuing Professional Development courses run by the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences.

How will this course enhance my career prospects?

  • Successful completion of this module will contribute to students professional development within the field of musculoskeletal physiotherapy,
  • Upon the successful completion of this module students should possess the qualities and knowledge within the practice of musculoskeletal physiotherapy, which can enhance employability and potential to influence clinical practice and service delivery.
APPLY FOR THIS COURSE ORDER A PROSPECTUS
Course code:
M52PH
Duration:

    Qualification:
    • Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

    Course type:
    • Part time
    • Short Courses

    Fees:
    £722

    Contact Details:

    Health and Social Care Unit

    +44(0)24 7765 5989
    +44(0)24 7765 5958
    +44(0)24 7765 5388