University of Otago, Christchurch

Type: Degree/Certificate
Country: New Zealand
Website: http://www.otago.ac.nz/christchurch/departments/orthomsm/postgraduate/

Qualification on completion: Diploma in Musculoskeletal Medicine; Master of Health Sciences (Musculoskeletal Management); Master of Health Sciences (Pain and Pain Management)

Pre-requisite qualifications: MBChB or approved international equivalent & registered for medical practice in the country in which the programme is taught; Graduate in a health-related field or possess an appropriate health professional qualification requiring at least three years of full-time tertiary study

Intended Participants (Discipline): Medical and Interprofessional depending on course

Format (online, face to face, blended): Online, distance taught with on-campus component

Style (case-based, readings, mixed cases & readings, discussion groups): Readings, discussion, hands-on skill development

Length (hours per week, number of weeks, or years): Two years full-time, four years part-time; Four years full-time, eight years part-time

Mentoring or Supervision (for skills): on campus; Supervision for research component

Content Consistent with any IASP curriculum: Musculoskeletal aspects of Interprofessional curriculum

Evaluation - Format (exams, assignments, participation, combination): Assignments, examinations, participation

Evaluation - Nature (competencies, knowledge, or both): Both

Accreditation or Endorsement For CME/CPD points, or for Content, e.g., by IASP): IASP endorsement

Contact Details (eg. Program Administrator): Email: msmandpainstudies.uoc@otago.ac.nz