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Hand Therapy MSc University of Derby

Department of Therapeutic Practice

Next start date: Sep 2015 more start dates
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Hand Therapy MSc: This course enables students to continue learning, evaluating, maintaining and developing services for hand therapy. Students learn to critically evaluate and reflect on your own practice in hand therapy.


Stage 1: introduction to masters level study; assessment of the hand and upper limb; treatment modalities. Stage 2: research methods; hand injuries and conditions: mechanisms and interventions;hand therapy in practice. Applicants choose from the following modules: management of change; physical characteristics and ergonomics; negotiated module; evaluating practice outcomes; professional and informed reasoning; radiographic image analysis of the appendicular skeleton;supervision.

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Jan 2016

Apr 2016

Sep 2015

2 - 6 years

No attendance for this course No application date provided This is a distance learning course
£495 per module

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Honours degree (2.2 or above); or a diploma in occupational therapy or physiotherapy; or an equivalent qualification; English Language GCSE grade C or equivalent; applicants should currently be working in the clinical field of hand therapy.


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University of Derby

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