ONLINE WEBINAR (Zoom App required)

Prof. Tim Watson

Date: 20 May 2021  •  19:00 - 21:00 UK time (7 - 9:00 pm GMT)


CPD hours: 2  •  cost: £45  
A range of Electrophysical Modalities have an evidenced role in facilitating the repair of injured tissues. They are not equal in either their effects on the process nor the mechanisms through which they work. They are not best employed in isolation, but in conjunction with other interventions to provide an optimal care package. This online session aims to look at which of the modalities has a beneficial evidenced effect and in order to make the material clinically relevant and immediately applicable, we will consider how clinical decision making can be informed by the available evidence – which modality to select and when and for what reason.
It is also aimed to ‘cut through’ the plethora of claims made by some less scrupulous retailers – nothing is being sold, nothing promoted and nothing endorsed – it is a factual evaluation of current evidence in order to best inform clinical practice.

Tim Watson PhD BSc MCSP DipTP trained as a physiotherapist in London, UK, qualifying in 1979. After spending someyears in the National Health Service ( mainly musculoskeletal orthopedics and rheumatology), and with various sports clubs and National Teams, he took up a lecturingrole at West Middlesex Hospital, then Brunel University and now at the University ofHertfordshire.
He undertook a degree in Biomedical Sciences followed by a PhD from the Biomedical Engineering Department at the University of Surrey in 1994.
His PhD thesis was 'The Bioelectric Correlates of Musculoskeletal Injury and Repair'. He researches in several fields associated primarily with electrotherapy and tissue repairand and is currently Professor of Physiotherapy, School of Health & Emergency Professions at the University of Hertfordshire.
He has published many papers, is editor of a core text on electrotherapy and has contributed several chapters to other edited texts. He is a reviewer for more than 25 journals and grant authorities and has presented more than 800 professional lectures, short courses and conference papers.

The course will provide for OSTEOPATHIC PRACTICE STANDARDS CPD requirements in the following areas:

2 hours Learning with Others

OPS CPD RequirementsLearning include
Communication and patient partnershipListening, respecting patient's concerns and preferences, dignity and modesty, effective communication, providing information, consent, patient partnership.
Knowledge, skills and performance Having sufficient knowledge and skills, working within training and competence, keeping up to date, analysing and reflecting on information to enhance patient care.
Safety and quality in practicePatient evaluation, management, safeguarding, wider role in enhancing patients' health and wellbeing.