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Assessment and Management of the Wrist and Hand – An Update

Assessment and Management of the Wrist and Hand – An Update
The workshop aims to develop and update participants’ knowledge and skills whilst ensuring that continuing professional and personal development needs are met. 

Entry and Admissions

Ancillary Award:

CPD

Level:

Short Course / CPD

Study Mode:

None

Delivery Method:

Campus

Course Length:

1/2 Day

Partner Colleges:

No Partner College

Campus:

Preston

Start Date:

Thursday 14 April 2016 (1pm - 4.30pm)

Entry Requirements:
Who should attend?

This workshop is suitable for all clinicians (such as Physiotherapists, occupational therapists and GP’s, nurse practitioners) who assess and manage hand and wrist conditions, including both experienced practitioners and those who are newly qualified.  

Course Content

Course Outline:
This exciting afternoon workshop will include input from an Orthopaedic Specialist hand surgeon and hand therapists, and will explore and update the assessment and management of common hand and wrist conditions. It will include the discussion of case studies and accompanying radiological investigations.

(Please note; this afternoon workshop is part of the MSc module; Management of the UpperLimb in Primary care) 

Learning Environment & Assessment:

Learning outcome & aims

We aim to create the perfect blend of knowledge, practical experience and relevance to equip UCLan graduates with the confidence and skills they need to get ahead in the world of work.

Industry links & professional accreditation

We have great links with employers including household names such as Sony, BAE Systems and Apple. We also have links with the smaller companies in the region and offer help and assistance to more than 1,000 of these – with many of our graduates staying in the region it is important we develop these relationships.

Work experience and international opportunities

At UCLan we work with a range of businesses and organisations, many of which provide work experience opportunities and project briefs to enable to you gain real work experience whilst you undertake your postgraduate programme. Your course tutor will advise on opportunities available within your course and the UCLan Careers Team can provide help, advice and guidance on how to apply for them and how to make the most of these opportunities.

Graduate Careers

The UCLan Careers Team offer ongoing supportive careers advice and guidance throughout your course and after graduation, along with a range of modules, work experience opportunities and events to help you acquire the skills to make you stand out to potential employers in today’s competitive market.

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Fees & Funding

For further information contact UCLan
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400
Email: cenquiries@uclan.ac.uk

£45 (catering and car parking are not provided) 

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for this course, our comprehensive How to Apply pages will guide you through the process. Here at UCLan, our aim is to encourage you to develop your potential and we offer a flexible approach to admissions, which reflects our commitment to all those who would benefit from our courses.

These workshops are available as part of the Service Level Agreement which UCLan has with a number of local NHS Trusts. If you wish to apply using this funding please gain the support of your line manager and complete the online application through http://www.cpd-applynw.nhs.uk

Alternatively, self-funding applicants please book online at http://www.uclan.ac.uk/healthcpdworkshops

If you have any questions about the workshop please contact us:
email healthcpd@uclan.ac.uk or call 01772 893808

 

About UCLan

Course Enquiries

University of Central Lancashire,
Preston,
PR1 2HE
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400

Email: cenquiries@uclan.ac.uk