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Diploma in Musculoskeletal Injury Management

Diploma in Musculoskeletal Injury Management

Course Fees

  • Member - €2900
  • GP Trainee - €2400
  • Non-Member - €4950

Effectively manage common musculoskeletal problems in general practice

Musculoskeletal problems constitute a substantial ever-growing burden on society, on the medical services and all personnel dealing with these conditions. Bone and joint disorders account for more than half of all chronic conditions in people over 50 years and the most common cause of severe, long‐term pain and disability. In Ireland, the average GP practice consists of almost 20% musculoskeletal problems.

This course is designed for GPs to provide a sound understanding of musculoskeletal soft tissue dysfunction as it presents in the surgery. It also aims to further prepare the GP in recognising, assessing and managing these disorders.

The course is run jointly by the Irish College of General Practitioners (ICGP) and the Faculty of Sports & Exercise Medicine (FSEM) RCPI & RCSI

Who is this course suitable for?

All GPs who wish to increase their learning in musculoskeletal problems; GPs in training who wish to augment their training in this area of interest

How do I apply?

Registration for this course is now full. Please complete this online form if you wish to be added to the waiting list.

Course Duration

The course will commence on Friday, 01 December 2023 and run until Saturday, 25 May 2024. Participants are required to attend four weekend workshops during the academic year and sit and pass the end of year examination at the fifth and final weekend workshop. Pre-reading and other eLearning content will be available online in advance of each workshop.

Course Venue

The venue for this course will be The Ashling Hotel, 10 - 13 Parkgate St, Stoneybatter, Dublin 8, D08 P38N.

Course Director: Dr John O'Riordan
Course Co-ordinator: Education Department, ICGP
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