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Key information

Qualification type

Short Course Certificate

Subject areas

Health Related Issues: Counselling

Course type


Course Summary

This course is suitable for physiotherapists, GPs, doctors, occupational therapists, podiatrists, nurses and other allied Health professionals working in orthopaedics, rheumatology, neurological and musculoskeletal patient management. It brings together the theory, practice, evidence, safety, ethical and legal aspects of injection therapy that enhances interdisciplinary working, professional development and reflective practice. Routes are offered for both neurological injection (botulinum toxin) and joint and soft tissue injection (steroid injections). There are some joint sessions as well as both subject specialist theory and practical sessions with experienced, clinically based tutors to guide and support you throughout. The course is delivered in both the classroom and specialist practical teaching rooms. There are two assessments for this course. The first requires 10 injections which are assessed and signed off by your nominated mentor in practice as well as a reflective case based assignment (3000 words).

Different course options

Study mode

Part time


5 days

Start date



Clinical reasoning and diagnostics
Prescribing and administration of medicines; legal and ethical implications
Pharmacology; pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of relevant medicines
Communication and consent issues for injection therapy treatment
Rationale for musculoskeletal/ neurological injection therapy

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students must be an appropriately trained and qualified health professional with at least 3 years’ experience working in the relevant specialist field.

University information

University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is a leading modern university based in the centre of Preston. Offering innovation, world-leading research and real-world practicality to inspire their students, the University provides a high-quality experience. The University offers over 200 postgraduate courses – both taught and research – in a range of subjects. What's more, UCLan is ranked in the top 3.7% of universities in the world, while 16...more

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