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20-21 Non-Accredited 15 credits
20-21 Accredited 15 credits
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Competence in theoretical and practical aspects of this module will assessed through a practice portfolio (component A) and structured oral and practical examination (component B).
Component A - Practice portfolio
Submission of a portfolio to include a structured log of a minimum of 10 supervised peripheral joint injections with critical reflection of practice, clinical indications and clinical reasoning.
Component B - Structured oral and practical examination
Completion of a structured oral and practical examination (SOPE) to include practical demonstration for the injection of a given musculoskeletal scenario. This assessment will require you to demonstrate safe standards of practice and understanding of the application (including pharmacology), contraindications and complications related to injection therapy. You will also be required to critically evaluate the role of injection therapy in the given musculoskeletal scenario. Any unsafe practice demonstrated during this exam will deem the full SOPE a fail.
This module can contribute towards the MSc Advanced Practice.
This module will cove the following aspects of injection therapy and supervised practice based learning:
Applicants must be HCPC registered and will normally have a minimum of three years relevant post-qualification practice experience, and access to a suitable clinical supervisor.
This 15 credit Masters level module will introduce you to the theoretical and practical principles of injection therapy for musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions, providing you with the clinical skills to practice as a competent therapist in this area.
On successful completion of this module, you will be able to:
Learning and Teaching
Learning will be through a variety of methods including online lectures and seminars, and face-to-face practical teaching, supported with online resources and independent study. Theoretical and practice learning will also be underpinned by supervised clinical practice. Reflective practise will be encouraged throughout all aspects of the module.
You'll have access to a range of on-campus and online facilities to support your learning, including the University Library which is open 24 hours a day.
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15 credit Masters level module
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