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The issues which relate to the supervision and care of individuals involved in sport and recreational activities, with specific emphasis on the prevention and treatment of commonly encountered injuries to the upper limb.
SPME 707 and SPME
708 are papers in upper- and lower-limb injury management and assessment. These
papers are intended for medical clinicians.
This paper concentrates on the more common overuse and acute injuries (largely those not requiring orthopaedic intervention) to the upper half of the body. It is designed to give you a practical guide to the assessment and management of these injuries.
|Paper title||Regional Sports Injury 1|
|Teaching period||Semester 1 (Distance learning)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,444.50|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,726.13|
- SPMX 707
- Limited to
- MHealSc, PGCertPHC, PGDipPHC, PGDipSEM, PGDipPhty, MPhty, PGDipHealSc
- Entry to the Postgraduate Diploma is by application (i.e. not open), and you must
apply online with supporting documentation through
- Applicant has a bachelor's degree - preferably in Medicine, Physiotherapy, Physical Education, Human Nutrition, Pharmacy or Sciences
- Applicant is, or has been, working in a related field
- Applicant has the ability to study at postgraduate level
Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission. View more information about departmental permission.
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- Teaching staff
- Dr Hamish Osborne and guest lecturers.
- Teaching Arrangements
- This is a distance learning programme delivered by web conference in the evenings so that students can work and still study. Learning materials will be shared on Moodle.
- The core text for this paper is "Clinical Sports Medicine" by Brukner and Khan 2011 4th Edition. McGraw - Hill.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking,
Cultural understanding, Ethics, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
- You are encouraged to contribute your knowledge and experience to the learning process. Be prepared to think critically and explore the topics to a deeper level. To progress, you must demonstrate the ability to undertake advanced level study, and your powers of critical thinking and skills in written communication will be tested.