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A 120 point Postgraduate Diploma (8 papers) designed for medical graduates focussing on musculoskeletal medicine.
Musculoskeletal medicine is based on biomedical and psychosocial knowledge and utilises a range of therapeutic skills including manual medicine, needling and acupuncture, injection techniques, applied biomechanics, pharmacotherapy, psychosocial management, and the need for appropriate referral.
The Postgraduate Diploma is available to candidates in Australia and New Zealand.
The Postgraduate Diploma in Musculoskeletal Medicine can be studied part-time over a 2 – 4 year time frame. Extensions of time to complete may be granted when there are exceptional circumstances.
Those candidates who first complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Musculoskeletal Medicine are able to apply for an exemption of 60 points in the Postgraduate Diploma thus completing it with four 15 point papers.
Every candidate shall:
- be registered for medical practice in the country in which the Diploma is being taught.
Structure of the Postgraduate Diploma in Musculoskeletal Medicine (PGDipMSM)
|i Compulsory papers (90 points)|
|ii Two papers from the following (30 points)|
Departmental / Programmes Manager
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Musculoskeletal Medicine
University of Otago, Christchurch
PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
Tel 64 3 364 1086