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Musculoskeletal (MSK) Ultrasound* - PGCert

Liverpool Hope University

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Hope Park

  • Study mode

    Flexible learning

  • Start date

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary


The Postgraduate Certificate in Musculoskeletal (MSK) Ultrasound at Liverpool Hope University is designed for practicing healthcare professionals and practitioners, with a relevant first degree, who wish to extend their scope of clinical practice to include musculoskeletal ultrasound. The PGCert MSK ultrasound has increasingly become a popular degree/CPD pathway for physiotherapists, MSK nurses, sonographers and radiographers, sports medicine clinicians, sports therapists, medical doctors and researchers.

This course sits within our School of Health Sciences providing students with an exciting opportunity to join a community with a particular focus on sports and exercise science, sports rehabilitation, and musculoskeletal health.

Course Aims

- An understanding and clinical expertise in the theory and application of MSK Ultrasound and to prepare students for a career in clinical ultrasound

- Essential clinical ultrasound skills for enhancing clinical intervention and diagnosis in MSK health and pathology

- An enhanced knowledge of adult human upper and lower limb anatomy for specific interventional ultrasound techniques.

- A good understanding of MSK Ultrasound including instrumentation and applications and a critical awareness of current problems and new insights in your areas of professional practice.

- The ability to reflect on your professional practice and support your professional development as an independent practitioner

- Transferable skills expected of a postgraduate student in health care with the ability to recognise the interface between academic and applied clinical working

*Subject to Validation by Liverpool Hope University. CASE (Consortium for the Accreditation of Sonographic Education) Accreditation is being sought

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Liverpool Hope University

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  • Campus address

    Liverpool Hope University, Hope Park, Liverpool, Liverpool, L16 9JD, England

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