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Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Please click on this link for the Hong Kong program that has met the IFOMPT standards:
www.rs.polyu.edu.hk



Title – Name of Institution:
Manipulative Therapy Special Group, The Hong Kong Physiotherapy Association Limited
 Address:
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
 Country:
Hong Kong, China
 Name of the Member Organisation of IFOMPT that the programme links to:
Manipulative Therapy Special Interest Group
 Information on programme:
MSc in Manipulative Physiotherapy provides advanced theory, knowledge and clinical skills for rehabilitation professionals. It also prepares graduates to assume leadership positions in clinical research and professional practice, offering a flexible programme of study for both specialist training and professional training.
 Graduates of this programme will be able to:
·         Meet the changing needs in practice and contribute to the development of rehabilitation;
·         Demonstrate a lifelong ability to critically analyze and evaluate ongoing practice so that the quality of practice can be advanced and ensured;
·         Assess patients and make rational decisions regarding physiotherapeutic approaches to treatment, through a logical clinical reasoning process;
·         Demonstrate the level of proficiency, confidence and independence in the safety use of manipulative physiotherapy expected of a graduate in the field; and
·         Critically evaluate the management methods and to work in the framework of evidence-based approach.
 Special Features:
·         Students who successfully complete the award are eligible to apply for full membership of Manipulative Therapy Special Group of the Hong Kong Physiotherapy Association Limited, which is a member organization of the International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapists (IFOMPT). 
·         Unique experience in Chinese manual therapy in an East-meets-West context.
·         Programme aimed at clinical specialization.  Highly commended by clinicians and clinic/department managers of private and public organizations.
·         Balance of theory, practice and scientific investigation components.
·         Reasonable credit transfer considered for equivalent subjects earned at a postgraduate level.
 Structure:
This 30-credit programme is operated in both full-time and part time mode. It takes a normal duration of 1 year to complete in a full-time mode or 2.5 years to complete in a part-time mode.
Students must complete 2 Compulsory Subjects - Research Methods & Data Analysis and Project Study, and all Core Subjects.
 Core Subjects 
  • Musculoskeletal Injury and Repair
  • Diagnostic Procedures in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy
  • Physical Diagnosis of Neuro-musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Advanced Principle and Practice of Manipulative Physiotherapy (Lower Quarter)
  • Advanced Principle and Practice of Manipulative Physiotherapy (Upper Quarter)
  • Advanced Manipulative Physiotherapy Practice I
  • Advanced Manipulative Physiotherapy Practice II
 All information is subject to changes.  Please refer to the most updated information on the website, www.rs.polyu.edu.hk
 
Contact Information:
 Email Address:rsdept@polyu.edu.hk
Website Address: www.rs.polyu.edu.hk
Phone Number: (852) 2766 6728 or 2766 4329
 
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