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Neurological injection therapy practice and spasticity management: an update Short Course

Neurological injection therapy practice and spasticity management: an update Short Course
The workshop aims to develop and update participants’ knowledge and skills in the use of botulinum toxin injections for the management of spasticity whilst ensuring that continuing professional and personal development needs are met.

Entry and Admissions

Award Type:

Short Course

Ancillary Award:

CPD

Level:

Short Course / CPD

Study Mode:

None

Delivery Method:

Campus

Course Length:

1/2 Day

School:

School of Health Sciences

Partner Colleges:

No Partner College

Campus:

Preston

Start Date:

Tuesday 26 April 2016 (1pm - 4.30pm)

Entry Requirements:
Who should attend? Therapists who are involved in the management of neurological patients and have an interest in the use of botulinum toxin injections.

Course Content

Course Outline:
This will be an interesting and stimulating afternoon including external speakers and opportunity to update and reflect on contemporary issues in neurological injection therapy practice and spasticity management.

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

  • Discuss the rationale for using botulinum toxin injections for neurological patients
  • Discuss the approaches used to inject different muscles
  • Identify opportunities for the role of the therapist in delivering a spasticity management service

Learning Environment & Assessment:

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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