Division of Allied Health Professions. Postgraduate Certificates in: PHYSIOTHERAPY IN WOMEN’S HEALTH CONTINENCE FOR PHYSIOTHERAPISTS. TEACHING DATES Continence Theory: 22-24 September 2013 27-29 October 2013 8-10 December 2013 Continence Practice: 2-4 February 2014
22-24 September 2013
27-29 October 2013
8-10 December 2013
2-4 February 2014
Women’s Health Theory:
22-24 September 2013
20-22 October 2013
24-26 November 2013
Women’s Health Practice: 26 – 28 January 2014
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 The Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Women’s Health (ACPWH) has endorsed this pathway and completion provides eligibility for membership of ACPWH.
Theory of Physiotherapy in Women’s Health 30 Credits
Practice of Physiotherapy in Women’s Health 30 Credits
Continence Theory for Physiotherapists 30 credits
Continence Practice for Physiotherapists 30 credits
The core modules, which consist of theoretical and practical components, are delivered by University-based teaching blocks & in an appropriate clinical setting. Each student will be allocated a clinical mentor. 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.
Please note peer physical examination is used during teaching. Viable
alternatives are available if required
For further information and/or an application form please contact recruitment office (details below).
The University of Bradford, School of Health Studies,
Richmond Road, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD7 1DP
Call 01274 236367, email [email protected]
or visit www.bradford.ac.uk/health