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Student profile: Diploma / Graduates in Physiotherapy.
Graduate Profile: The student will acquire a clinical reasoning ability that allows him to make a correct physiotherapy diagnosis and adequate decision making during clinical practice, as well as the mastery of advanced techniques of musculoskeletal physiotherapy in order to respond to his therapeutic objectives.
He will also acquire specific competences for scientific research, such as critical reading and design and analysis of the effectiveness of procedures, support for the development of evidence-based clinical practice.
Official Degree:Master's Degree in Advanced Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy based on Clinical Reasoning
Center responsible:San Rafael-Nebrija Center
Branch of knowledge: Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy
Openings available: 25
Total Credits:60 credits.
. Minimum of 12 ECTS credits and maximum of 60 ECTS credits per enrollment and academic period.
Academic year in which it was implemented: 2016 – 2017
Duration: 1 year. From October to July
Type of Education: Classroom attendance
Days of the week in which it is taught: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays
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Nebrija University's official Master's Degree in Advanced Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy based on Clinical Reasoning is specifically focused on Clinical Reasoning, being the only University that currently has an official degree dedicated to this subject.
Its objective is to develop the reasoning ability that allows the physiotherapist adequate and rigorous decision making during clinical practice, a key aspect for the development and evolution of Physiotherapy as a discipline of Health Sciences.
The student of the Master's degree will develop the CR ability from the detailed knowledge of pathology and musculoskeletal dysfunction. This will allow him to reach a correct physiotherapy diagnosis that identifies the primary cause of the symptomatology, through a thorough physiotherapy assessment based on physical examination, orthopedic evaluation, biomechanical analysis and musculoskeletal ultrasound.
From the therapeutic point of view, an approach will be carried out, using advanced techniques, of musculoskeletal physiotherapy integrated in the CR process; osteopathic manual physiotherapy, invasive physiotherapy, muscle chains, neurodynamic techniques, motor control and therapeutic exercise.
During the training, the student will also work on specific competences for scientific research such as critical reading and the design and analysis of the effectiveness of procedures, support for the development of evidence-based clinical practice.
Director of the Master's Degree in Advanced Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Based on Clinical Reasoning
“The high clinical and academic qualification of the teaching staff, the development of clinical reasoning ability, advanced diagnostic procedures such as ultrasound or biomechanical functional assessment in the laboratory and the wide range of advanced musculoskeletal techniques, together with the offer of Clinical Internships in specialized centers, result in a high-quality Master's degree training and high specialization”.
The university center is equipped with multifunctional spaces prepared and adapted for teaching and putting into practice the profession, such as laboratories and multipurpose rooms.
Nebrija University's objective is to prepare the student for the professional world, so this master's degree allows you to intern in specialized Physiotherapy Centers.
The training is taught in the university center located on Paseo de la Habana, accessible both by car and motorcycle and by public transportation.
BOE No. 22, of January 26, 2017
All our degrees and curricula have been prepared in accordance with the new guidelines set by current legislation, having already been verified by the National Agency for Quality Assessment.
The student must take 60 credits
Con la formación del Máster se garantizará que el titulado obtenga las siguientes competencias básicas, generales y específicas.
The basic competences included comply with the recommendations of Annex 1 of Royal Decree 861/2010, of July 2, which modifies Royal Decree 1393/2007, of October 29, which establishes the ordinance of official university teachings.
|Nº Profesores que componen el claustro No. Teachers that make up the faculty||Nº Profesores doctores No. PhD professors||% de carga docente asumida por Doctores % of teaching load assumed by Doctors||Experiencia docente del profesorado Teaching experience of faculty||Experiencia investigadora del profesorado Research experience of faculty||Experiencia clínica del profesorado Clinical experience of faculty|
|17||12||73%||100% más de 5 años de experiencia docente 100% more than 5 years of teaching experience||88% más de 5 años de experiencia investigadora 88% more than 5 years of research experience||94% más de 10 años de experiencia clínica 94% more than 10 years of clinical experience|
Calendar subject to possible modifications on holidays depending on the work calendar published by the Autonomous Community of Madrid for 2020.
According to point 4.2 of the Degree Verification Report, the access requirements and admission criteria of the Master's Degree are the following:
As established in article 16 of RD 1393/2007, modified by RD 861/2010, students who meet any of the following conditions may access these studies:
The admission process consists of several phases:
Submit the required documentation by post or courier to the Postgraduate Admissions Section. The documentation that the candidate must provide is as follows:
All documents submitted by the student will be assessed by the Admissions Commission of the Master's program. The Commission considers that the documents are administratively correct and if the candidate's profile fits the recommended profile for the master's degree.
The Admissions Committee, made up of the Director of the Center, the Admissions Coordinator of the Center and the Director of the Master's degree, will analyze the applications and assign the available places, giving priority to the Academic Record for the Bachelor's or Associate's Degree Physiotherapy with the highest grade point average.
In the event that the decision of the Admissions Commission is favorable, the student must formalize his/her enrollment by paying the registration fees and completing the self-enrollment (after being sent his/her username and password to carry out this online procedure).
The development of the ability for clinical reasoning, high diagnostic and therapeutic specialization and the realization of specialized clinical internships will train the professional to be able to carry out his professional activity in different fields such as:
Clinical Internships in Specialized Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Centers.
The student will carry out a physiotherapy internship in private centers of reference in the field of advanced musculoskeletal physiotherapy:
The Office of Training and Employment (OFE) conducts job placement surveys on graduates of the different postgraduate programs carried out at the San Rafael-Nebrija University Center, which allow it to establish a set of indicators that reflect postgraduates' current situation and relate it to the degree they have studied.
Below are the data referring to the labor insertion survey corresponding to the Master's Degree in Advanced Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Based on Clinical Reasoning.
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