Certiﬁcate of Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapy (Manipulative Physiotherapy)
A Fundamental skill that every physiotherapist should master
Aims: To educate physiotherapists, or other healthcare professionals if appropriate, to develop knowledge and skills in Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapy (OMT) focusing on clinical reasoning, skill development and clinical application.
Objectives: Upon completion of the Scheme, the student should be able to utilise the principles of orthopaedic manipulative therapy (manipulative physiotherapy) and to perform assessment and manipulation of the spine and peripheral joints safely and effectively, in the treatment of musculoskeletal problems.
The program will span over 8 months, with 15 hours of face to face teaching over a weekend every month. Students can have sufficient time between classes to consolidate their knowledge and skills. Students can take the course over weekends without interfering with their full time work and to reduce the need of travelling and lodging for foreign students. There would be a total of 120 contact hours for the Program.
Instructor: Kerry Fung BHSc, BCM, MSc, PDPT, PCSMT, PCPMT, PCCO, DipAc, CBP, OStJDean of The Institute of Holistic Healthcare Chairman of The International Acupuncture Association of Physical TherapistsRegistered Physiotherapist (HK, UK, AU)Registered Chinese Medicine Practitioner (HK, AU)Registered Acupuncturist (AU)
Objectives This course is designed to meet the standards of the International Acupuncture Association for Physical Therapists in the basic requirement for acupuncture education for physiotherapists to use the technique. Physiotherapists undertaken the course should be able to perform acupuncture and related techniques based on a contemporary approach safely and effectively in the treatment of common musculoskeletal and neurological conditions.
Entrance & Graduation Requirement Applicants must be duly registered physiotherapists. Registered Medical, Chinese Medicine and Dental Practitioners may also apply. Registered Nurses and other health care professionals may apply but have to note the limitation of practice in Hong Kong. Overseas applicants must have similar or comparable qualifications.
Award of the Certificates requires at least 75% of attendance of lectures, passing of all written and practical examinations and presentation, 100% attendance of clinical practice and satisfactory performance in continuous assessment at clinical practice.
Medium of Instruction English
Instructor: Kerry Fung BHSc, BCM, MSc, PDPT, PCSMT, PCPMT, PCCO,DipAc, CBP, OStJ Dean of The Institute of Holistic Healthcare Chairman of The International Acupuncture Association of Physical Therapists Registered Physiotherapist (HK, UK, AU) Registered Chinese Medicine Practitioner (HK, AU) Registered Acupuncturist (AU)
Date: 15-16/5/21, 12-13/6/21, 10-11/7/21, 14-15/8/21, 2 Days Clinical Placement (16hrs)
Our clinic in Sam Cheong Building will operate until 15 June 2020. We shall resume service at Room 2306-07, Crawford House, 70 Queen’s Road Central on 18 June 2020. Please excuse us for any inconvenience caused during the removal.