Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Courses

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Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Courses

• MAITLAND:


- Maitland-Concept of Manipulative Physiotherapy – Level 1
- Course aims to educate physiotherapists in comprehensive problem solving and management of patients with neuromuscloskeletal disorders of the movement system based on the principles of the Maitland Concept
- Duration: 4 week course
- Location: Essex, UK
- More information: http://www.emagister.co.uk/maitland_concept_of_manupylative_physiotherapy_level_1_courses-ec170097338.htm



• WOMEN’S HEALTH


- The Pelvic Floor and Core Workshop for Physiotherapists (ISCP organised)
- One day workshop focusing on pelvic floor and core muscles
- Australian Physiotherapist Mary O’Dwyer
- Venue: Coole Chartered Physiotherapy Clinic, Coole Westmeath
- Cost: €130
- More information: http://www.iscp.ie/component/jcalpro/view/6019696/91.html



• ACUPUNCTURE:


- CNM: College of Naturopathic Medicine Ireland
- 2 year course: 2 weekends per month and 2 10 day periods over 2-year course
- 400 hours of clinical experience incorporated
- Courses all over Ireland
- Acupuncture course gives the graduate eligibility for membership of the Irish Acupuncture Board
- Contact registration advisors for exact course pricing, discounts and financing options
- For more information: http://www.naturopathy.ie/courses-ireland/courses-acupuncture-ireland/?gclid=CPzLoo6e4a8CFUEd4QodDRFGCw#top



• McKENZIE:


- The McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy
- Provides therapists with a structured and logical means of assessing, diagnosing and treating patients with spinal and extremity problems
- Participants receive comprehensive course manual containing excellent reference material to supplement course
- Real patients assessed and treated during the course
- Duration: 4 day long courses
- Venue: throughout UK
- Price: £425
- More information: http://mckenzieinstitute.co.uk/courses/



• SPORTS TRAUMATOLOGY:


- Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports and Exercise Medicine Sports Traumatology Course
- Course provides basic life support including AED training recognised by the Irish Heart Foundation / American Heart Association
- Practical training in airway management, spinal management, wound/fracture management
- Venue: UCD School of Physiotherapy
- Price: €220 for ISCP members
- Duration: 1 day



• STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING:


- NSCA: certified strength and conditioning specialist
- Exam sat in University of Limerick
- Exam comprises 2 sections:
1. Scientific Foundations: 1.5hr long, 80 multiple choice questions
2. Practical/Applied: 2.5hr long, 110 multiple choice questions
- $395 registration fee, $354 retake fee for both sections to be completed. Total cost approx €567. (Cheaper rate for NSCA members: €357)
- Study materials and sample exam questions available online
- More information: http://www.nsca-cc.org/



• ACSM CERTIFICATION:


- Many courses to choose from under following headings: Health Fitness Certifications / Clinical Certifications / Speciality Certifications
- Multiple choice computer based exams
- Questions drawn from KSAs found in ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription: 8th Edition
- Exams consist of 90 – 125 multiple choice questions (Depending on selected exam). 2.5 -3hours per exam
- Results received immediately after completing exam
- On completion of the exam, you have 3 years to accumulate the necessary Continuing Education Credits before recertification
- More information: http://certification.acsm.org/
- Log in on website for further information regarding prices and exam centres



• PILATES:


- APPI: Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute
- Matwork level 1: foundation £250, level 2: class instructor: £250, level 3: intermediate/ advanced: £250
- Courses available throughout UK, Dublin, Cork
- More information: http://www.ausphysio.com/browse.aspx?categoryid=11

- STOTT PILATES: http://www.stottpilates.com/education/overview.html
- Courses available throughout UK and Dublin
- €1500 for 8 day course



• DRY NEEDLING:


- Trigger point dry needling
- 6 day course delivered in 2 modules
- Superficial / deep dry needling
- Courses available in Limerick
- €1575
- More information: http://unitedphysiocourses.com/course%20dates%20and%20cost.htm



• KINESIO TAPING:


- 2 days x 8 hours
- 285 euro
- Take place all over the UK and in Dublin
- More information: www.kinesiotaping.co.uk
- 3 levels