Manchester Metropolitan University
This advanced study programme provides practising physiotherapists with an opportunity to study for a specialised postgraduate qualification. Other aims include developing and broadening the clinical status and knowledge base of physiotherapists to enable them to be more effective contributors to their particular field of healthcare.In addition to undertaking the following core units: Research Methods, Data Handling and a Research Project, you will undertake 4 optional units: 3 of which must be in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy.
Applicants will have an undergraduate physiotherapy Honours degree or graduate diploma in physiotherapy, with evidence of approved and relevant post-qualification education.
Modules include: Research methods; data handling; management of musculoskeletal chronic pain; orthopaedic medicine approach to the management of musculoskeletal conditions; the health professional as an educator; advanced musculoskeletal practice; evidence-based approach to neurological rehabilitation; clinical exercise physiology; cardio-respiratory physiology; evidence-based practice; independent study; rehabilitation of older people; management of acute and critically ill patients; management of paediatric impairment and foundation for effective; management within an organisation.
A mix of essays, literature reviews, oral presentations, case studies, practical skills, examinations and dissertation.
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|Elizabeth Gaskell Campus||Manchester||M13 0JA||North West|
0161 247 6969