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Keele University: Prosthetics and Orthotics

Institution Keele University View institution profile
Department School of Allied Health Professions
Web http://www.keele.ac.uk/
Email enquiries@keele.ac.uk
Study type Taught

Summary

Progress your career within the exciting field of prosthetics and orthotics. Our two year MSc programme enables you to advance your professional and leadership skills to be able to meet the demands and challenges of current healthcare.

You'll make a positive impact on people’s lives by developing key clinical skills to become a highly competent Prosthetist and Orthotist, confidently assessing and treating patients to promote their physical well-being.

The aim of this 2 year course is for you to gain the knowledge, skills, behaviours and values that underpin contemporary prosthetics and orthotics practice. It will strengthen your competence in applying clinical skills to the practice of prosthetics and orthotics.

You will learn clinical reasoning and decision-making skills based on evidence based practice to enable you to undertake best practice in partnership with service users and colleagues.

The programme will help you to develop the competencies required for autonomous practice in the NHS, industry and other healthcare settings globally.

The course promotes research awareness and its application to prosthetic and orthotic practice and the wider health and social care context. It will provide you with the expertise to adapt and respond positively to change whilst developing key transferable skills to prepare you for graduate employment.

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Keele University



THIS IS KEELE

Situated at the heart of England, we are world-renowned for our breath of teaching and research that tackles the world’s most urgent problems. Founded in 1949, we value our excellence in teaching as highly as our global research. We are committed to providing our students with outstanding teaching facilities which include the David Attenborough Laboratories and Keele Business School. Our 600-acre green campus is close to the town of Newcastle-under-Lyme and the city of Stoke-on-Trent which offers great links to major cities by train with Manchester and Birmingham only 45 minutes away and London …

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