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G31 Paediatric Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy (CHLDGC24) 24-31 January 2018.

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Physiotherapy ICH
Dates of Event
24th January 2018 – 31st January 2018
Last Booking Date for this Event
30th January 2018


The course is a taught module with supporting reading material, tutorials, lectures and workshops designed specifically for students undertaking the MSc/PGDip/PGCert Paediatric Physiotherapy Studies and Advanced Paediatric Physiotherapy.

Lectures and workshops will typically cover:

Neuro musculoskeletal growth, development and physical activity requirements in the growing child.

Gait development and gait analysis throughout childhood.

Surgical and physiotherapy management for congenital conditions, traumatic and overuse injuries.

Tissue healing and implications for physiotherapy interventions.

Physiotherapy and multidisciplinary management for chronic, long term or rare conditions such as scoliosis, Achondroplasia, Haemophilia, Epidermolysis-bullosa.

Physiotherapy management for paediatric rheumatologically conditions, chronic pain and fatigue.

Selection and evaluation of appropriate outcome measurement instruments used in paediatric musculoskeletal physiotherapy.

A variety of clinical case studies in the context of problem solving exercises.

Who this course is for

The course is suitable for qualified physiotherapists with a degree in physiotherapy at least equivalent to 2:2 BSc qualification in the UK.

Teaching, structure and assessment

The course will be taught over six days, from 24 January to 31 January 2018.

Delivery is via lectures and seminars, with interactive e-learning content on Moodle.?

You can take it as:

a standalone short course for CPD purposes (with certificate of attendance).

a 'taster module' earning UCL credits.

Assessment: This module is assessed by a 3 hour written exam on 20 March 2018.


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