MSc Advance Professional Practice (APP) Functional Musculoskeletal Health Pathway
This programme is open to all healthcare professionals with an interest in developing advanced clinical and practical skills in this area.
This part-time programme will allow students access to advanced knowledge and exposure to the latest research within the functional musculoskeletal health care profession. This course is an essential for professionals planning to work within this speciality. The course is an interdisciplinary, comprehensive programme designed to provide a unique preparation for sports injury, performance management and injury rehabilitation.
As a student on this course you will benefit from hands-on learning opportunities to evaluate, treat and rehabilitate acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions and on achieving and MSc will be confident and competent when assessing, treating and rehabilitating musculoskeletal related injuries for the elite athlete or weekend warrior.
The following units are covered on the Functional Musculoskeletal Health pathway:
• Upper body functional health • Lower body functional health • Functional management of sports injuries • Structured learning events • Current advances in practice • Clinical placement • Evidence-based practice • Research dissertation • Clinical audit
The units will be taught using a range of teaching and learning methods including:
• Workshops • Practical skills classes • Seminars • Small group work • Lectures
The Functional Musculoskeletal Health course is intended for healthcare professionals in professional practice, including clinicians, teachers and researchers. Applicants must have a recognised professional qualification in line with the admissions regulations. Credit for prior learning is possible on approval by the Pathway Leader. Students who have successfully completed the PgCert Professional Development (Chiropractic) will be exempted from the Professional Clinical Practice unit. Admission is at the discretion of the Pathway Leader. Applicants for whom English is not their first language, must have IELTS (academic) 6.0.
Recipient: Anglo-European College of Chiropractic
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