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Health CPD E-News December 2011
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This month
Lots to celebrate this month!
  • Hats off to our MSc graduates 
  • Critical Illness Polyneuropathy NEW CPD DATE
  • Head of Physiotherapy elected chair of CSP
  • New date added for Falls Management CPD
  • Is stress stressing your team?
  • Plus latest dates for modules and CPD
  • Don't forget to join the monthly poll on the right.
  And finally.....
Hats off to our MSc graduates!
MSc students at graduationCongratulations to our Professional Health and Social Care MSc graduates this month!
On 18 November, 20 Allied Health Professionals were awarded their degrees in York Minster.

Pictured here are (left to right) Emma Jackson, Dr Chris Boyes, Head of Programme, Claire King and Rachel Weldon.

"Friendly supportive staff.  A positive learning environment with good support facilities.  Good variety of modules which can be tailored to individual and service interests and learning needs."

Click here to see what other graduates from this year said about the programme and their experience on it.
Critical Illness Polyneuropathy and the implications for rehabilitation in critical care
New CPD Study Day - 27 March 2012
Suitable for Physiotherapists, OTs, Nurses and Doctors working in a critical care environment.
Would you like increased awareness of impact critical care on the neurological and muskuloskeletal systems?
Is stress stressing your team?
The Psychological AdvantageStress Management for you and your team

The number of employees taking time off for stress related illness  is constantly increasing. 

However, stress can be successfully managed and prevents.  In this workshop we develop ways to effectively  reduce stress in your workplace.

Find out more about stress management and workshops giving your business 'The Psychological Advantage' at:

Head of Physiotherapy elected chair of CSP
Dr Helena JohnsonDr Helena Johnson, Head of Subject for Physiotherapy at York St John University, has been elected chair of council of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP).
"The role at the CSP enables me to keep up to date with changes across all health sectors in the UK, as well as in Europe and more globally; this helps enhance the curriculum for students on the physiotherapy programmes at York St John University. The team here prepare our graduates to work in any setting where physiotherapy is needed."
Find out more here.
Falls Management - Extra date added
By popular demand we have added an extra date for our Falls Management CPD Study Day with Stephen Wey and Sam Yoward.
New Date - 15 March 2012
We are expecting there will be lots of demand for this, and places are limited, so book quickly.
Dates for CPD and MSc modules
Forthcoming CPD and Masters modules for your diary:
Masters Level Modules
Rehabilitation, Health & Wellbeing for the Older Person - Starts 26 January - only 2 funded places left
Integrating Therapy into the Educational Curriculum - Starts 27 January
Evidence Based Musculoskeletal Practice -  Starts 7 February
Evidence Based Stroke Management - Starts 8 March
See the full list of available modules here.
CPD Study Days
Assistive Technology and Telecare Series: 
Assessment Challenges in Practice - 16 May
Using Assistive Technology and Telecare in Falls Management - 11 July
Dementia Rehabilitation Series
Days 1 and 2 in the series are now fully booked.
3) Structuring the home environment - 22 June - only one funded places left
See the full list of CPD Study Days here.
And finally ......
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Seasons Greetings!
With Christmas just around the corner, we'd like to take this opporutnity to wish you all a happy and healthy Festive Season!

For information the University will be closed from the end of play on Wednesday 21 December and will reopen on Tuesday 3rd January.
We look forward to working with you in 2012!
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