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Continuing professional development Understanding outcome measurement in rehabilitation

This course is for healthcare professionals working in rehabilitation who want to explore outcome measurement and apply it to clinical practice.

Course details

  • Date: Thursday 18 January 2024
  • Time: 09.00 to 16.30
  • Duration: 6 learning hours
  • Fee: £200 or £180 for NHS employees
  • Location: Highfield Campus, University of Southampton

About this course

This course examines the overarching issues relating to outcome measurement in rehabilitation. You will explore how you can make these measurements meaningful for patients.

You will look at the difference between ‘outcome domains’ and ‘outcome measures’. This will help you to apply your learning to your own practice.

Who this course is for

This course is for any healthcare professional working in rehabilitation including:

  • GPs
  • physiotherapists
  • occupational therapists
  • podiatrists
  • nurses
  • speech language therapists


The learning outcomes for this course are to:

  • understand the main issues around outcome measurement
  • explore the use of outcome measurements from all perspectives, specifically making outcome measurement meaningful for patients
  • understand what quality factors relate to outcome measures
  • a clear understanding of what makes a good outcome measure
  • review the use of outcome measurement in your own practice to help you plan for the future

At the end of this course, you'll receive a certificate stating the number of learning hours you have carried out.

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Medical and Healthcare Innovation CPD Unit

The course takes place at the Hartley Suite, Building 38, Highfield Campus, University of Southampton
We're open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm, UK time.
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