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Clinical Reasoning and Assessment (8 hrs)

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Clinical Reasoning and Assessment

This (8-10 hour) self-paced online course is for therapists who wish to broaden their clinical reasoning and assessment skills and is presented by Paul Townley, one of the UK's leading teaching physiotherapists (Elsevier Education award winner). 

Divided into 8 modules with 21 video classes the course is supported by comprehensive and fully illustrated notes which cover: clinical reasoning theory; subjective assessment, objective assessment, special tests, mechanisms of pain, observation, communication, and treatment choices.

The course exam is completed online.

About the Course Presenter

Paul Townley holds a Masters Degree (MSc) in Neuromusculoskeletal medicine, and is a member of the Manipulative Association of Chartered Physiotherapists and the International Federation of Manipulative Therapy.

Paul is qualified as an ESP (Extended Scope Practitioner) and a university lecturer and teacher in the United Kingdom.

In a career spanning more than two decades Paul has worked with elite athletes (including Physiotherapist for Crystal Palace FC - EPL) and has provided specialist physiotherapy services and consultancy to the military.

What's Included?

Course Texts
Fully illustrated Assessment and Clinical Reasoning course notes

The Concise Book of Muscles

Video Classes

21 online video classes presented by Paul Townley

Watch anytime online on any device (PC, Mac, Tablet, Phone)

Online Exams and Certification

Online Exam comprising multiple choice questions

See table below for other CEU accreditations

Exam does not need to be completed in any one sitting. You may save your answers as you go along and return to continue at any time - internet connection required



Manual Therapists, Massage Therapists, Physiotherapists, Chiropractors, Occupational Therapists, Trigger Point Therapists, Body Workers, Athletic Trainers, Exercise and Fitness Professionals. 

CE Accreditations

Massage Therapists & Bodyworkers (NCBTMB) 8 CEUs
Canadian Massage Therapists (CMMOTA formerly RMTA) - Alberta 3.0 CECs
American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) 8.0 CE Hours
Natural Health Practitioners of Canada (NHPC)  8.0 CE Hours
College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO) 8.0 CE Hours
NAT Credits
Massage Therapy Association of Manitoba (MTAM) 8 Core
Massage Therapists (MMA - formerly AAMT) 10
Massage Therapists’ Association of Nova Scotia (MTANS) 8.0 CEs
Missouri State Board of Chiropractic Examiners 8.75 Hours
Alabama Board of Physical Therapy  8 CE Hours
College of Chiropractors of British Columbia (CCBC)  8 CE Hours
Iowa Board of Chiropractic (IDPH)  8 CE Hours
Alabama State Board of Occupational Therapy (OT/OTA)  - CE Broker (“Patient Related”) 8 CEs
Arizona Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners (OT/OTA) - CE Broker  (“Related to the Clinical Practice of Occupational Therapy”) 8 CEs
Florida Board of Massage Therapy (LMT) - CE Broker (“General”) 8 CEs
Georgia Board of Massage Therapy (LMT) - CE Broker  (“General”) 8 CEs
Georgia Board of Nursing (LPN/RPN) - CE Broker   (“General”) 8 CEs
Georgia State Board of Occupational Therapy (OT/OTA) - CE Broker (“General Continuing Education”) 8 CEs
Tennessee Board of Massage Licensure (LMT) - CE Broker (“CE relevant to the practice of Massage Therapy”) 8 CEs
CE Hours 8.0


NAT Diploma Course - Clinical Reasoning and Assessment. Includes lifetime access to all online course assets (video classes, course text, exam, certification). All course assets may be accessed online via any device.