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A postgraduate certificate comprising 60 points designed for medical graduates focusing 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 Certificate is available to candidates in Australia and New Zealand.
Our courses are endorsed by the International Association for the Study of Pain.
The Postgraduate Certificate in Musculoskeletal Medicine can be completed by studying part-time over a 1-3 year time frame.
Every candidate shall be registered for medical practice in the country in which the Certificate is being taught.
Regulations for the Postgraduate Certificate in Musculoskeletal Medicine (PGCertMSM) are available on the University of Otago website.
Structure of the Postgraduate Certificate in Musculoskeletal Medicine (PGCertMSM)
|i Compulsory Papers (45 points)|
|ii One paper from the following (15 points)|
Note : Two papers are taught on campus (MSME 701, MSME 709) and the remainder by distance learning.
Administrator Client Services
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Musculoskeletal Medicine
University of Otago, Christchurch
PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
Tel +64 3 364 1086