Clearing 2021
MA Public Opinion and Political Behaviour
Postgraduate Diploma Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Imaging options

Year 1, Component 05

SE710-7-SU or SE710-7-AP or SE731-7-FY or (SE714-7-SU or SE714-7-AP and SE718-7-SU)
SE710-7-AP
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Guided Injections
(30 CREDITS)

This module is suited for clinicians who are competent musculoskeletal ultrasound scanning practitioners but have no injection experience. It aims to develop students’ knowledge, practical use and clinical application of ultrasound guided musculoskeletal injections. The clinical role of ultrasound guided musculoskeletal injections relates to the evidence base supporting its role in the management of many musculoskeletal presentations and the increasing requirement for clinicians to guarantee the site of injection, thereby providing evidence of needle placement.

SE710-7-SU
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Guided Injections
(30 CREDITS)

This module is suited for clinicians who are competent musculoskeletal ultrasound scanning practitioners but have no injection experience. It aims to develop students’ knowledge, practical use and clinical application of ultrasound guided musculoskeletal injections. The clinical role of ultrasound guided musculoskeletal injections relates to the evidence base supporting its role in the management of many musculoskeletal presentations and the increasing requirement for clinicians to guarantee the site of injection, thereby providing evidence of needle placement.

SE714-7-AP
Soft Tissue and Joint Injection Therapy
(15 CREDITS)

This module aims to enable you, as an experienced practitioner in the field of musculoskeletal practice (general practitioner, physiotherapist, occupational therapist e.g. hand therapist or nurse, e.g. in rheumatology), to extend your scope of practice to include the use of palpation guided injection therapy. Injections of common peripheral musculoskeletal pathologies are covered including pharmacology principles related to corticosteroids and local anaesthetics, professional issues and prescribing frameworks.

SE714-7-SU
Soft Tissue and Joint Injection Therapy
(15 CREDITS)

This module aims to enable you, as an experienced practitioner in the field of musculoskeletal practice (general practitioner, physiotherapist, occupational therapist e.g. hand therapist or nurse, e.g. in rheumatology), to extend your scope of practice to include the use of palpation guided injection therapy. Injections of common peripheral musculoskeletal pathologies are covered including pharmacology principles related to corticosteroids and local anaesthetics, professional issues and prescribing frameworks.

SE718-7-SU
Skill Extension for MSK Injection Practitioners: Ultrasound Guidance
(15 CREDITS)

This module is suited for clinicians who have already received training in palpation guided musculoskeletal injections and are also competent musculoskeletal scanning clinicians. The module focuses on drawing these skill sets together to enable clinicians to perform musculoskeletal ultrasound guided injection

SE731-7-FY
Leading Change in Healthcare
(30 CREDITS)

There are a number of options for this module, which ranges in the level and volume of work that will need to be produced for assessment. Work-based learning offers both a means of linking theory to practice and of valuing practice, as an integral part of professional education. The principle behind work-based learning is that you are given an opportunity to explore aspects of your work for your own personal development and that of the organisation/service in which you work. This module places control over the learning process in your hands - you negotiate your own learning contract with your academic and practice supervisors. This will set out and structure what you want to learn, what action you will take to achieve it, and what evidence will demonstrate that achievement. You will directly apply the knowledge and skills gained to your professional work through development of a service improvement project and specific and individualised activities to enhance your professional practice.

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