Would you like to advance your knowledge and practice of neurophysiotherapy?
University College London, Institute of Child Health offers new post graduate physiotherapy programmes and CPPD taster modules and short courses in neurophysiotherapy.
Why not have a look at the links below, to see what’s on offer?
Short courses/Taster modules
MSc/PGdip/ PGCert programmes
NEW CSP warns about incorrect correct use of the title ‘Chartered Physiotherapist’
The CSP has received a complaint from the Privy Council regarding the misuse of use of title, ‘Chartered Physiotherapist’. The nature of the complaint is the addition of a speciality descriptor between the words ‘chartered’ and ‘physiotherapist’ by some CSP members. The Privy Council have informed the CSP that this is misuse of title and must be stopped.See the article on the CSP website
17 March 2017
ACPIN AGM 2017
Agenda for 2017 AGM, proposed changes to the ACPIN constitution, election of candidates to the Executive Committee and the minutes from the 2016 AGM now available for download
5 March 2017
Music interventions for acquired brain injury
Acquired brain injury (ABI) can result in impairments in motor function, language, cognition, and sensory processing, and in emotional disturbances, which can severely reduce a survivor's quality of life. Music interventions have been used in rehabilitation to stimulate brain functions involved in movement, cognition, speech, emotions, and sensory perceptions – read more
28 February 2017
Corticosteroid-induced osteoporosis in DMD
Corticosteroid treatment is considered the 'gold standard' for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD); however, it is also known to induce osteoporosis and thus increase the risk of vertebral fragility fractures. Good practice in the care of those with DMD requires prevention of these adverse effects – read more
21 February 2017
Dysarthria is an acquired speech disorder following neurological injury that reduces intelligibility of speech due to weak, imprecise, slow and/or unco-ordinated muscle control. The impact of dysarthria goes beyond communication and affects psychosocial functioning. This is an update of a review previously published in 2005 – read more
15 February 2017
Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP)
A summary of the evidence from Cochrane systematic reviews (CSRs) and non-Cochrane systematic reviews of any treatment for CIDP comparing the effects of treatments – read more
15 February 2017
Blood pressure quiz
High blood pressure is sometimes called the silent killer, as it often has no symptoms but can significantly increase your risk of heart disease, stroke and dementia. Click here to find out how much you know.
10 February 2017
RehabWeek London 2017
This international meeting brings together researchers and clinicians working in rehabilitation technology including FES, robotics and virtual reality. The event comes to the UK for the first time and is hosted by UCL, 17th – 20th July. Click here for more information.
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Change in fees for 2017
Full and Associate membership will now be £35. Student membership is £17.50.
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