The course covers in-depth studies of anatomy, physiology and pathology together with advanced techniques of manipulation for the treatment of a wide-range of musculo-skeletal disorders.
It involves 20 days of tuition and practical experience with written and practical assignments and is generally held one weekend per month between September and July.
Module 10 = Systemic Diseases
Module 11(i) = The Cervical Spine
Module 11(ii) = The Cervical Spine (continued)
Module 12 = The Shoulder Joint
Module 13 = The Wrist and Elbow
Module 14 = The Thoracic Spine
Module 15 = The Lumbar Spine and Pelvis
Module 16 = The Hip Joint
Module 17 = The Knee Joint
Module 18 = Feet and Ankles
– Students are required to attend 75% of the seminars
– Students are strongly advised to complete all research assignments
– Two 2.5 hour papers, one in Anatomy and Physiology and the other covering Consultation, Examination and Treatment, constitute the written assessment which requires a passing grade of 65%.
– There is also a practical exam, in which an overall grade of 75% is required
– A Credit is awarded to those who achieve 75% or more in the written papers
– A Distinction is awarded for a grade of 85% or over in the written papers
The Advanced Diploma in Manipulative Therapy is awarded to successful candidates, who are then entitled to use Adv Dip MT (MSM) after their name and apply for full membership of the NAMMT and CNHC.
Total course cost = £1880. This includes an initial enrolment fee of £120, which is waived for students already engaged on the Diploma in Remedial Massage. There is also an examination fee of £160. Payment can be made by monthly standing order.
Students may make payment in full at the commencement of the course by cheque or credit card. Payment by credit card incurs an additional charge.
Fees are non-refundable in the event of non-attendance but in certain circumstances a student may have their course temporarily suspended. Fees are subject to revision at any time except for students already enrolled. Enrolment is deemed to have lapsed after 12 months of non-attendance.
COURSE DATES: Commencing September 2013
|10||Systemic Diseases||14/15 Sept 2013|
|11(i)||The Cervical Spine||19/20 Oct 2013|
|11(ii)||The Cervical Spine||16/17 Nov 2013|
|12||The Shoulder||7/8 Dec 2013|
|13||The Wrist and Elbow||18/19 Jan 2014|
|14||The Thoracic Spine||8/9 Feb 2014|
|15||The Lumbar Spine and Pelvis||15/16 Mar 2014|
|16||The Hip Joint||12/13 Apr 2014|
|17||The Knee Joint||17/18 May 2014|
|18||Feet and Ankles||14/15 Jun 2014|
|–||EXAMINATIONS||5/6 Jul 2014|
Commencing September 2014
|10||Systemic Diseases||13/14 Sept 2014|
|11(i)||The Cervical Spine||11/12 Oct 2014|
|11(ii)||The Cervical Spine||8/9 Nov 2014|
|12||The Shoulder||13/14 Dec 2014|
|13||The Wrist and Elbow||17/18 Jan 2015|
|14||The Thoracic Spine||14/15 Feb 2015|
|15||The Lumbar Spine and Pelvis||TBC Mar 2015|
|16||The Hip Joint||18/19 Apr 2015|
|17||The Knee Joint||16/17 May 2015|
|18||Feet and Ankles||20/21 Jun 2015|
|–||EXAMINATIONS||11/12 Jul 2015|
Either, completion of the Remedial Massage Diploma Course or completion of a course of similar status. A basic course in massage would not be an adequate preparation unless the person concerned had gained reasonable clinical experience. The school may require evidence, an interview or both to determine this.