Programme/Approved Electives for 2023/24
Available as a Free Standing Elective
The course is aimed at Chartered Physiotherapists but is open to other professions. Candidates should normally have a first or second honours degree in a relevant subject and/or recognised professional qualifications.
The course will consist of :
- Core knowledge of cellular biologu and histology
- The physiology of inflammation, tissue and degeneration
- Concepts of autoimmunity,genetics,neuoplasticityand pharacological managment
- Course content will change in line with recent trends and availability and leading experts
Talis Aspire Reading ListAny reading lists will be provided by the start of the course.http://lists.lib.keele.ac.uk/modules/pty-40005/lists
- To update and expand the student's physiological knowledge as related to neuromusculoskeletal tissue.
- To develop critical appraisal skills.
- To facilitate critical analysis of underlying physiological assumptions and established physiological principles within clinical practice.
Intended Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate an understanding of the physiological knowledge of various components of the musculoskeletal system in relation to inflammation, tissue repair and degeneration.
- · Demonstrate an understanding of the structure and function of specific systems at tissue level.
- · Questioning of established clinical practice in the light of physiological knowledge.
- · Apply critical judgment in analysing physiological arguments and hypotheses in relation to inflammation, tissue repair and degeneration.
Student Study Hours: 150 total hours of which 24 hours are class contact.
1: Essay weighted 100%
Description of Module Assessment
5000 WORDSReflective assignment integrating theory into practice