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Sheffield Hallam University: Advanced Clinical Practice Musculoskeletal Management

Institution Sheffield Hallam University
Department College of Health Wellbeing and Life Sciences
Web http://www.shu.ac.uk
Telephone (+44) 0114 225 5533
Study type Taught

Summary

Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University. Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information.

Course summary

  • Advance your clinical, therapeutic and reasoning skills in the field of musculoskeletal clinical practice.

  • Develop your skills in communication and leadership to bring about more evidence based, efficient and effective services.

  • Engage in debate and develop skills which enhance your ability to facilitate service development and enhance patient care.

This course is designed for experienced postgraduate healthcare professionals working in musculoskeletal clinical practice. It is also suitable if you have studied manual therapy at a high level on clinically– based courses, such as with the International Maitland Teachers Association. You can have relevant clinically focused learning recognised and the credits transferred via a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process.

How you learn

All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.

On this course you engage with evidence, theories and concepts relevant to musculoskeletal practice. You will be encouraged to share ideas, broaden your understanding, reflect on your own clinical practice and also learn from the other people on the course.

You learn through:

  • practical sessions

  • independent guided study

  • student–directed learning

  • completion of formative tasks

  • use of our virtual learning environment (Blackboard)

You can study individual modules from this course and gain academic credit towards a qualification. Visit our continuing professional development website for more information.

Applied learning

Work placements

You can choose to take mentored clinical practice (MCP) as part of the course. These are an opportunity to transfer knowledge to practice and gain feedback from expert clinical practitioners.

MCPs are useful if you want to join the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MACP) or pursue advanced clinical practice routes.

Networking opportunities

You learn from enthusiastic tutors and specialist visiting lecturers including academics who have physiotherapy research published in peer– reviewed journals.

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