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Have your say in the future of physiotherpy - Physiotherapy Priority Setting Partnership: Final Workshop

More exciting BAHT Level I & II Validated Courses added - view details

Congress of the French Society of Hand Therapy (SFRM GEMMSOR),Paris, 19/20 December 2017

iSARAH, RA Hand Exercise Training, free online course for Physios and OTs

View details of the next Midlands Regional Group meeting in Nottinham

RESEARCH SURVEYS:

 

 

Postoperative Hand Therapy Practice Patterns Following Trapeziectomy - Please·take part in this student survey - deadline·22/12/2017

Starting out in Research - 2 short courses on Getting Started

 

RESOURCES:

The Centre for Evidence Based Hand Surgery (Nottingham) have recently launched the HandSRev database. This is a listing of systematic reviews relevant to hand surgery (and hand therapy). An excellent resource and great place to start when looking for the latest evidence...

Useful document with staffing recommendations in hand therapy: Hand surgery in the UK: Manpower, resources, standards and training (BSSH 2007)

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Level I Courses

 

29th November to 1st December 2017 (Course Full)

Location: University of Derby Enterprise Centre
To be placed on reserve list contact:  linda.tozer1@nhs.net
Tel: 01332 785178/786964/789874

 

5th to 7th February 2018

Location: Cardiff & Vale Therapy Centre
Contact: Jennifer Hall or Kate Lane
Tel: 02920 335269
email: jennifer.hall@wales.nhs.uk or kate.lane@wales.nhs.uk

 

11th to 13th April 2018 (Pending Validation)

Location:  St James' Hospital, Dublin 8
Contact: Hand Dynamics
Tel: 003531 8092523/8528318
email: handdynamics@gmail.com


16th to 18th May 2018 (Pending Validation)

Location: Mount Vernon Hospital, Middlesex
Contact: Juliette Bray
Tel: 020 7317 7703
email: juliette.bray@nhs.net

 

12th to 14th September 2018 (Pending Validation)

Location: London
Contact: www.neshands.co.uk

 

28th to 30th November 2018 (Pending Validation)

Location: Enterprise Centre, Derby
Contact:  Linda Tozer
Tel: 01332 787491
email: linda.tozer1@nhs.net

 


Level II Courses

 

30th November to 2nd December 2017 - Acquired Conditions & Differential Diagnosis

Location: North London
Taught by NES (www.neshands.co.uk)
For further information and applications contact:  www.neshands.co.uk

 

2018

25th to 27th January 2018 - PIPJ (Pending Validation)

Location: William Harvey Hospital, Ashford, Kent
Information and applications contact:  Michael Keane on ekh-tr.KCHHandTherapy@nhs.net
Tel: 01227 783195
www.neshands.co.uk

 

25th to 27th April 2018 - Wrist (Pending Validation)

Location: Chesterfield Royal Hospital
Information and applications contact: Sarah Barnard on sarahbarnard1@nhs.net
Tel: 01246 512177
www.neshands.co.uk


24th to 26th June 2018 - Splinting A Clinical Reasoning Approach (Pending Validation)

Location: Chelmsford, Essex
Contact: Debbie Miles
email: hand-ed@outlook.com
Price:  from £430

 

21st to 23rd September 2018 - Optimising Soft Tissue Repair (Pending Validation)

Location: Mount Vernon Hospital, Northwood, Middlesex.
Contact: Nikki Burr/Ella Donnison
email: handtherapy@sky.com
Tel: 07766554787

 

September 2018 - Surgery & Therapy Management of Flexor/Extensor Tendon Injuries to the Hand (Pending Validation)

Location: Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham
Contact: Suzanne Beale
email: suzanne.beale@uhb.nhs.uk
Tel: 0121 3713488

 

3rd to 5th October 2018 - Radiographic Imaging of the Hand

Location: University of Derby Enterprise Centre
Contact: Ella Donnison
email: linda.tozer1@nhs.net
Tel: 01332 786964

 

6th to 8th December 2018 - PIPJ (Pending Validation)

Location: Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth
Information and applications contact:  Gemma Willis on gemma.willis@porthosp.nhs.uk
Tel: 02392 286130 or 02392 286899
www.neshands.co.uk

 

Burn Injuries of the Hand and Upper Limb - Date TBC (Pending Validation)

Location: Park Inn Hotel, Nottingham
Contact:  Nicole Glassey
Email: n.glassey@ntlworld.com
Tel: 07901500713

 

 


 

Level III Courses

 

B94027 Contemporary Practices in Injection Therapy (Upper Limb), Year February 2018

 

Total Credits: 20    Status: Live

 

Taught Semesters and Assessment Period:

 

 

  • 19-02-2018
  • 20-02-2018
  • 26-02-2018
  • 27-02-2018
  • 05-03-2018
  • 06-03-2018
  • 16-04-2018
  • 17-04-2018

 

 

Session Availability: Taught every year

 

Prerequisite(s):

 

Students must be show evidence of advanced practitioner level anatomy, musculoskeletal assessment, clinical reasoning and differential diagnosis skills. Evidence will be provide in the form of 2 sealed anonymous references from their employer and /or qualified practitioners.

 

Corequisite(s):

 

Expected Number of Students Taking Module: 24

 

Is This a Cap?: Y

 

Restriction for Cap: Number of students that can be safely supported during practical sessions by 2 lecturers

 

Target Students: medical practitioners and nonmedical practitioners who have approval from their appropriate regulatory body and/or employer practising in the field of benign upper limb neuromusculoskeletal disorders or other acceptable related field.

 

Summary of Content: This module will examine and evaluate the theoretical principles underpinning contemporary practices in injection therapy. Emphasis will be on pharmacology, patient selection and the application of injection therapy for patients with upper limb benign musculoskeletal disorders. The conceptual basis of the therapy will be explored and a review of the literature undertaken based on documented research evidence. The practical focus will be on the enhancement and development of psychomotor, communication and presentation skills.


Assessment Details:

 

Assessment

 

Type : Exam 1 Percentage  50% practical examination: injection technique Requirements Length: 1 hour

 

Type: Coursework 1 Percentage: 0%  Requirement Length: One injection log sheet for minimum of 10 injections.

 

Type: Coursework 2  Percentage 50%  Requirement Length: 3,000 word case study.

 

Module Convenor:  Dr C Diver, Health Sciences

 

Administration Details: Sharon Goodwin

 

Student Services Administrator

 

City Hospital Student Services

 

The University of Nottingham

 

Clinical Sciences Building

 

City Hospital

 

Nottingham, NG5 1PB

 

t: +44 (0) 115 82 31927

 

e: sharon.goodwin@nottingham.ac.uk

 

Relationship Subject School Percentage of Contribution is administered by Physiotherapy Health Sciences 100%

 

Aims: The module aims to advance the students’ knowledge of the theoretical bases pertaining to injection therapy in the management of upper limb musculoskeletal (MSK) disorders. It aims to develop the students’ ability to evaluate the evidence upon which established practices are based. It aims to facilitate the anatomical and clinical reasoning skills that underpin injection therapy. It aims to develop students psychomotor skills and the safe practice of injection techniques.

 

Learning Outcomes: The students should be able to: Discuss the evidence for injection therapy in the management of upper limb MSK disorders; Explain the pharmacology of drugs commonly used in injection therapy; State the indications, contraindications and side effects of injection therapy; Understand and interpret examination findings of patients presenting with upper limb musculoskeletal disorders, in the selection of injection therapy as a preferred treatment option; Clearly define the appropriate aftercare for patients receiving injection therapy; Intellectual Skills The student should be able to:

 

  • Demonstrate advanced clinical reasoning through a synthesis of practical, theoretical and experiential learning;

 

 

  • Critically evaluate accepted theories and practice surrounding injection therapy;

 

  • Reflect on, and evaluate, ones own abilities and the impact of the module on clinical practice;

 

  • Analyse and interpret research findings in the management of patients, with upper limb musculoskeletal dysfunction, with injection therapy;

 

  • Professional Practical Skills

 

 

The student should be able to:

 

 

  • Administer upper limb corticosteroid and local anaesthetic peripheral intraand extraarticular injections safely and effectively;

 

  • Perform joint aspiration safely and effectively;

 

  • Be able to manage side effects of injection therapy safely and effectively;

 

  • Communicate using written, verbal and nonverbal modes;

 

 

  • Use information technology to identify and access information.

 

Transferable (key) Skills The student should be able to: Demonstrate time management and workload planning; Use information technology to search for relevant literature, source information and prepare presentations; Demonstrate the application of a variety of communication skills e.g. patient interaction, presentations, written reports; Display skills of critical analysis, problem solving and reflective practice.