This course is for qualified occupational therapists and physiotherapists working in the field of hand therapy. You don't need to be working in hand therapy full time but a proportion of your work needs to be within hand therapy. Building on the skills you will have gained in your own professional practice, this course enables you to continue learning, evaluating, maintaining and developing services for hand therapy both now and in the future. The course is divided into the Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma and Masters stage but you can choose to study as little as one module which would contribute to your continued professional development. You'll find that the course is flexible to suit you and fit around your other commitments, but what you learn will still be challenging and interesting. During the course you'll be able to: Develop your ability to critically evaluate and reflect on your own practice in hand therapy, Critically review the theory which underpins hand therapy, Contribute to the body of knowledge about hand therapy, Develop your understanding of research methods and research skills, Develop yourself personally and professionally.
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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2 - 6 years
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£495 per module
*More info: £495 per module
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.
Postgraduate Qualification (MSc)
University of Derby
Health Care Management / Health Studies, Paramedical Services / Supplementary Medicine, Physiotherapy
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