Advanced Courses

THE COURSES AIM TO…

Extend knowledge in functional anatomy and biomechanics

Develop competence in joint examination, assessment, clinical diagnosis and treatment including manual treatment, exercise and injection techniques

Enhance critical reasoning and evaluation supported by relevant references

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EXTENDED SKILLS

Our advanced courses provide the opportunity to extend clinical reasoning skills and advance practice. Develop competence in joint examination, assessment, clinical diagnosis and treatment including manual treatment, exercise and injection techniques.

INDUSTRY LEADING TUTORS

Taking an advanced course with The Society of Musculoskeletal Medicine offers you the best tutors within the UK, all of whom are working in practice and can offer their many years of practical, hands-on therapy and clinical reasoning skills as well as avoiding the pitfalls.

DID YOU KNOW?

All these Advanced Modules count towards a SOMM MSc in Musculoskeletal Medicine

Advancing Practice in Musculoskeletal Medicine

SOMM3

Advancing Practice in Musculoskeletal Medicine can be used as MSc module SOMM 3 or as a standalone course for physiotherapists, doctors and other MSK professionals who wish to specialise further in this field. The module develops advanced clinical reasoning, critical appraisal and presentations skills. It provides an excellent interdisciplinary environment for sharing and discussing ideas and clinical experiences.

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Practice Based Proposition Module

SOMM4 (MSc only)

The Practice Based Proposition (SOMM4) course is for those that want to change an aspect of their work or make it more evidence based? This practice based proposition module is available as an option module once you are registered for the MSc Musculoskeletal Medicine and enables you to carry out a post graduate level, work based project, situational analysis or in depth literature review, integrating theory and practice. Largely self directed, but with guidance and support.

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Special Tests in Musculoskeletal Medicine

SOMM6

The need to understand the significance of the many extra or special tests as well as reproduce them accurately has created a demand for our course Special Tests in Musculoskeletal Medicine. The programme provides a clear explanation of when and why each test should be used and how to perform the manoeuvres accurately. The programme covers the theory underpinning the use of special tests.

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Theory & Practice of Injection Therapy

SOMM2

The Theory & Practice of Injection Therapy course reviews and develops the clinical reasoning and injection therapy skills needed to practice injection therapy effectively and safely. It is open to experienced physiotherapists and medical practitioners wishing to integrate these skills into the clinical management of patients with musculoskeletal disorders. This course can be as a standalone on as SOMM2 Module towards and MSc in Musculoskeletal Medicine.

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