Assessment Of The Hand And Upper Limb, Certificate | Part time online | University of Derby | United Kingdom
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Assessment Of The Hand And Upper Limb

3 months
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This module is distance learning (online with work-based activities). Tutorial support is provided via telephone, email or online.University of Derby offers the Assessment Of The Hand And Upper Limb programme. 


Key facts

During this module you will become familiar with and investigate standardised and non-standardised hand and upper limb assessments, as well as techniques for assessing hand injuries and conditions, so that you can make informed decisions regarding assessment and treatment evaluation in your hand therapy.A commonly expressed concern amongst hand therapists is the limited knowledge of and use of standardised hand assessments, in order to reliably and validly evaluate practice. This module will assist in meeting the requirements of the NHS to evaluate effectiveness and efficiency of interventions and expand hand therapy knowledge base.

University of Derby's Assessment Of The Hand And Upper Limb programme will teach you more about this topic. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Investigate and evaluate standardised and non-standardised hand assessment methods
  • Evaluate the benefits and limitations of these methods of hand and upper limb assessment
  • Critically reflect on your own current professional practice and the use of these assessment tools  

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  • Part-time
    • 3 months

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20 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

An undergraduate degree (at least 2:2) or a diploma in occupational therapy or physiotherapy, or an equivalent qualificationAn English Language GCSE grade C or equivalentYou'll also need to currently work in the clinical field of hand therapy

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