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Advanced musculoskeletal practice portfolio

Key Information


Programme Type

Short Course

Delivery

Blended learning

Award

15 PG Credits

Cost

£750

Next Start Date

Start Date TBC

Course Overview

This course has been designed to meet the needs of experienced practitioners such as nurses, paramedics, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, and radiographers.

The course builds on previous related learning, and aims to support the development of musculoskeletal practitioners who wish to develop a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate their capabilities. These are mapped to the Health Education England Roadmap for First Contact Musculoskeletal Practitioners.

Key Features

Aligned with NHS career framework

Multiple start dates through the year

Delivered by experienced healthcare professionals

Designed for practitioners

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How You Study

This course is delivered through a blended learning approach, which combines online workshops, lectures, seminars. Alongside this, you will be able to access group and individual tutorial support.

You will also be encouraged to contextualise your learning through self-directed reading and independent study. You will have access to materials through the Virtual Learning Environment.

Entry Requirements

You must have current professional registration (e.g. HCPC). Minimum 5 years post graduate experience and a minimum 3 years in musculoskeletal, or other relevant practice. (e.g. medical doctors, physiotherapists, podiatrists, occupational therapists). Need to be working in advanced practice, or working towards advanced practice or FCP. Relevant MSc level education in the MSK specialism, or relevant clinical experience in the MSK specialism. A practice supervisor will be required. For alignment with the FCP MSK Roadmap (Health Education England, 2021), in primary care this needs to be either a GP educational supervisor, or HEE recognised roadmap supervisor. In secondary care this needs to be at medical consultant or a suitably qualified MSK professional. Completion of MSK Primary Care HEE E-Learning for health modules.

How you are assessed

You will undertake both formative and summative assessments on this course.

Formative assessment will involve using peer assessed reflective writing opportunities to allow students to further develop not only academic writing but also skills in giving and receiving feedback.

Summative assessment is in two parts:

1. A portfolio of evidence that comprises a log of learning opportunities that have been undertaken during the program. These should include a range of reflective case studies, work-based assessments, critical appraisals, clinical placements, contributions to quality improvement / service development and audit.

2. A 2,000-word reflective commentary on the portfolio and implementation of learning into practice.

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