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POGP-accredited academic courses

The organisation recognises two accredited postgraduate programmes. Completion of the Postgraduate Certificate in either programme entitles Chartered Physiotherapists to apply for full membership of POGP.

 

University of Bradford Postgraduate Certificates:

Next courses commencing in October 2017. If you wish to start your study at this time apply now via the on-line application process (see below). Alternatively, expressions of interest may be made directly to the programme leader Cathy Carus: c.a.carus@bradford.ac.uk 

More details and 'apply now' link available at: 

http://www.bradford.ac.uk/study/courses/info/physiotherapy-in-womens-health-pgcert-part-time 

http://www.bradford.ac.uk/study/courses/info/continence-for-physiotherapists-pgcert-part-time#more 

Physiotherapy in Women's Health & Continence for Physiotherapists

These postgraduate certificates are of benefit to physiotherapists working in the speciality of women’s health or continence rehabilitation across a variety of healthcare settings. They offer physiotherapists a range of opportunities to develop advanced knowledge, critical reasoning & practical skills relevant to their role in order to extend clinical practice in this field of rehabilitation. These are currently the only programmes in the UK offering these specialist areas of study. 

Each Postgraduate Certificate consists of two 30 credit core modules, which consist of theoretical and practical components. These are delivered by University-based teaching blocks and work-based learning in an appropriate clinical setting together with guided distance learning. Each student will be allocated a clinical mentor. The assessment process involves submission of written work, a presentation and practical exams.

Successful completion of both core modules will result in the award of a postgraduate certificate. It is possible to extend study and undertake additional modules towards the award of MSc Physiotherapy in Women’s Health / Continence Practice. Students who have completed other University courses in the last five years may have them considered to contribute to this Masters programme.

The work-based learning component for the 'Physiotherapy in Women's Health' certificate comprises clinical practice, including the assessment, examination and treatment of patients with musculoskeletal problems related to pregnancy and continence dysfunction in the clinical setting together with visits to specialist clinics, for example ante-natal clinic and gynaecology out-patient clinics. 

The work-based learning component for the 'Continence for Physiotherapists' certificate comprises clinical practice, which will include the assessment, examination and treatment of patients with pelvic floor, bladder and bowel dysfunction in the clinical setting together with visits to specialist clinics, for example urology and gynaecology out-patient clinics.

 

Contact details

For further information contact the School of Allied Health Professions and Sport recruitment team: 
fohs-recruitment@bradford.ac.uk tel: 01274 236367

MSc Programme Leaders: Cath Carus & Jane Hastie 

E-mail: c.a.carus@bradford.ac.uk & e.j.hastie@bradford.ac.uk

Clinical lecturers:

Women's Health - Gill Brook E: gill.brook@lineone.net 

Continence - Teresa Cook / Julia Herbert E: tcphysio@me.com 

Dates of attended teaching blocks

Sun 1 October - Tues 3 October 2017

Sun 3 December - Tues 5 December 2017

Sun 4 February - Wed 7 February 2018

Cost

£3,250 (includes tuition/assessment fees, course documentation and clinical mentor fees for the core modules). Please note: the attended blocks of learning are not residential and this fee is therefore exclusive of accommodation/meals.

Application

If you wish to start your study in October 2017 apply now. Alternatively, expressions of interest may be made directly to the programme leader Cathy Carus: c.a.carus@bradford.ac.uk 

More details and 'apply now' link available at: 

http://www.bradford.ac.uk/study/courses/info/physiotherapy-in-womens-health-pgcert-part-time 

http://www.bradford.ac.uk/study/courses/info/continence-for-physiotherapists-pgcert-part-time#more 

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