Diploma Program

COURSE DESCRIPTION

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CURRICULUM

In order to obtain this international ETGOM diploma in modern orthopaedic medicine (Cyriax) one has to pass both theoretical and practical examinations.

The theoretical examination consists of

A 70 question multiple choice exam with multilevel outcomes (minimum one option, maximum all options could be correct ; the score is 1 or 0). We mainly focus on the understanding of specific clinical reasoning and treatment procedures more specifically regarding the basic principles of orthopaedic medicine Cyriax, examination, diagnosis and treatment of soft tissue lesions of the locomotor system (extremites and spine) . A minimum score of 60% is required.

The practical examination consists of

Demonstration of 17 examination and treatment procedures/techniques (transverse friction massage, manipulation, mobilization, of the spine and the extremities). Important variables are : starting position of the patient and the therapist, practical execution, efficiency and safety.
After passing these examinations the therapist is listed in Certified Cyriax therapists register.