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Ultrasound: Medical Medical Specialisations: F-O Diagnostic Imaging
We understand that you may not have the time to do a full-time degree, so our CPD pathways allow you to study flexibly, in the way that best suits you. The structure, mode of delivery and level of support allow you to progress towards a qualification at postgraduate certificate, postgraduate diploma or master’s level.
This pathway supports clinicians from a range of professional backgrounds to access musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging. You’ll engage with the technical considerations that underpin this imaging modality prior to musculoskeletal scanning protocols. Face-to-face teaching takes place at weekends at our Colchester Campus. You’ll require a mentor to complete the clinical learning components of the PGCert. The pathway includes optional modules covering ultrasound guided injections or service evaluation. We will:
This course sits within our School of Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences. This provides an exciting opportunity to join a community specifically focused on sports and exercise science, sports therapy, and physiotherapy. This will allow us to bring together our internationally recognised research, share knowledge, and enhance placement and vocational opportunities for our students and graduates.
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You need a relevant first degree OR a relevant professional experience or qualifications that demonstrates ability to study at Level 7, a minimum of 1 year post-registration experience and relevant musculoskeletal experience, Current Registration with the relevant UK or equivalent professional body, HCPC or equivalent registration e.g. in case of doctors (GMC) and Nurses (NMC), non-radiographer sonographers must evidence their qualification, Access to support in the work place, (or mentor’s workplace) to enable completion clinical learning requirements, and to register on Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Professional Practice, (SE709) students must provide a completed Practice Mentorship Agreement.
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