An Overview of NUMSS Admissions to Master of Science in Orthopaedics – MSc (ORTHO) Program
Thank you for your interest in the one year full time (2 semesters) online on-demand orthopaedics degree program of National University of Medical Sciences. Our Admissions department is eager to help you in any way we can. We invite you to contact NUMSS and ask us any questions you may have. All Orthopedics classes are online & in English. The lectures are available on-demand online through internet or they may be watched on a TV screen by using a portable hard drive that could be shipped to students. Campus attendance is not required for the MSc (ORTHO) program and students from every corner of the world are eligible to apply and study at the comfort of their homes. However students who wish to practice practical techniques under supervision of a clinician have the choice of attending the optional week long practical techniques review at Madrid, Spain once per semester. The practical lab is not part of the MSc (ORTHO) program and students can graduate without attending the lab. Attendance is not mandatory.
Why Study Orthopaedics?
Orthopedics (aka orthopedics) Is a branch of medicine that includes the continued acquisition of knowledge relative to both normal functions and diseases of the human body as they relate to the bones, joints, capsules, discs, muscles, ligaments, tendons, their complete neurological components, referred organ systems and contiguous tissues; and the development and perfection of skills relative to health maintenance when such exists and when not, the investigation, historical review, physical detection, correlative diagnosis development and complete management of any disorder within the bounds defined herein; and the delivery of the combined knowledge and skill on a primary basis to patients who both need and desire this service to the eventual outcome of remission, whenever resolution is not readily achievable.
Health practitioners such as osteopaths, chiropractors & physiotherapists who specialize in Orthopedics to become orthopedists (aka orthopaedists) treats musculoskeletal injuries in a non-surgical, drug free manner and provides non-surgical, drugless treatment options, such as: manual manipulative procedures, massage, ultrasound, electric muscle stimulation, interferential, infrared, therapeutic exercise programs, rehabilitation and more. These are used for the relief of joint, nerve and muscle pain in necks, backs, shoulders, knees, elbows, wrists or other joints.
Why Choose to Study Orthopedics at NUMSS?
Curriculum for the Master of Science in Orthopaedics (1 year FT, 1280 hours total – 640 hours per semester)
|1st year ( 1st semester )||1st year ( 2nd semester )|
|OM501 Orthopaedic Medicine Principles & skills||OP502 Orthopaedic Pathology II|
|OP 501 Orthopedic Pathology I||OA502 Orthopaedic Assessment II|
|CO501 Clinical Management of Orthopaedic Disorders I||OD502 Orthopaedic Diagnosis II|
|OD501 Orthopaedic Diagnosis I||CO502 Clinical Management of Orthopaedic Disorders II|
|OA501 Orthopaedic Assessment I||TH502 Thesis & Research Project|