Assessment and treatment of the shoulder Short Course

Assessment and treatment of the shoulder Short Course
This is available as part of the service level agreement that UCLan has with a number of local NHS trusts. You may be eligible for funding, please gain support from your Line Manager then complete the online application

Entry and Admissions

Award Type:

Short Course

Ancillary Award:



Short Course / CPD

Study Mode:


Delivery Method:


Course Length:

One day


School of Health Sciences

Partner Colleges:

No Partner College

Start Date:

3rd February 2014

Entry Requirements:
Please email

Course Content

Course Outline:
This workshop will focus on the shoulder and will cover subjective and biopsychosocial assessment strategies, objective assessment and clinical reasoning of the findings. The second half of the day will look at pathologies and approaches to treatment, including stiff shoulder, impinging shoulder and unstable shoulder.

Learning Environment & Assessment:

Academic Expertise

Gillian Rawlinson

Learning outcome & aims

At the end of the workshop participants will be able to:

• Undertake a comprehensive assessment of the shoulder complex

• Consider effective physiotherapy and other non-physiotherapy management strategies for patients with shoulder pain

• Discuss evidence base contributing to assessment and management of the shoulder complex

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Fees & Funding

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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.

Each CPD workshop is available as part of the service level agreement that 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 then complete the online application at

Are you self-funding?

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