Specialist neuromuscular courses

There are a number of courses available to professionals looking to improve their understanding of neuromuscular conditions.

MRes Neuromuscular Diseases: University of Newcastle

This is a research-based course with a taught element that is equivalent to an MSc. It provides a springboard into a career that involves a working knowledge of scientific research.

The course is for graduates with a BSc in the life sciences or other science disciplines, and for intercalating and fully qualified MBBS or BDS students. It can be taken either as a stand-alone qualification or as an entry route onto a PhD.

Find out more at: www.ncl.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/degree/Neuromuscular-Diseases.

MSc Neuromuscular Diseases: University College London

This course provides a comprehensive education on all aspects of neuromuscular diseases ranging from anatomy, physiology of the neuromuscular system to genetic advances and research as well as clinical aspects of treatments and identification of neuromuscular diseases.

This postgraduate course is aimed at professionals in medicine and scientists wishing to specialize in neuromuscular diseases.

Find out more at: www.ucl.ac.uk/ion/education/courses/neuromusculardisease


General clinical management courses

There are other, more general clinical management courses available to professionals, some of which are listed here.

MSc/PgDip Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy: University of Cardiff

The course aims to increase understanding of neuromusculoskeletal and manual physiotherapy and develop evaluative, critical thinking and problem-solving skills, in order to become advanced practitioners in this field and contribute to the further advancement of their profession.

It is suitable for qualified physiotherapists who are licensed to practice in the UK and are working in the field of neuromusculoskeletal physiotherapy.

Find out more at: www.cardiff.ac.uk/sohcs/degreeprogrammes/postgraduatetaught/mscnmsphysiotherapy/

MSc Advanced Practice Neuroscience and Physiotherapy: Kings College, London

This is quite a general course covering a wide range of topics in healthcare management.

Find out more at: www.kcl.ac.uk/prospectus/graduate/advanced-practice/structure

Advanced Physiotherapy: Paediatrics MSc course: University College London – Institute of Child Health

This course is for physiotherapists. The modules available only cover the paediatric aspects of neuromuscular diseases.

Find out more at: www.ucl.ac.uk/advanced-physiotherapy/paediatric_physio

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