20 credits masters-level module will build upon your existing knowledge
and skills, enabling you to develop an advanced
level of critical thinking and clinical reasoning, embedding these extended
skills within your practice in innovative ways.
The module will evaluate current practice within musculoskeletal physiotherapy practice, develop advanced critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills and integrate these skills into practice using innovative strategies. It will also consider and critically discuss anatomy and biomechanics, common pathologies, screening and diagnostic tools and sensitivity and specificity of these, management approaches and tools, psychosocial aspects including pain and self-management within the context of evidence based practice.
Case studies will form an important basis of the taught module component.