Online Course: An Introduction to the role of Healthcare Musician

08/09/21 to 06/10/21
10.00am - 12.00pm
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About the Event

This course is for musicians, interested in developing or furthering their skills in the field of Music in Healthcare.

The course content has been developed over many years of practice and training delivery by OPUS Music CIC, a national leader in the development of Music in Healthcare practice in the UK.

The course takes place over 5 weekly sessions held on Zoom.

– 5 weekly online sessions hosted on Zoom each lasting for 2 hours.
– Guided tasks to complete before and between sessions in your own time (approximately 5 hours in total).
– A final debrief/evaluation session held online lasting for approximately 1.5 hours.

– Understand and explore the place of music and the musician within health and social care spaces.
– Explore the theoretical and practical competencies necessary to carry out quality musical interventions.
– Explore and reflect upon methods and approaches to musical actions within health and social care settings.
– Explore musical techniques (vocal/instrumental repertoire, appropriate instruments, improvisation).
– Development of reflective practice to support ongoing learning.
– Understand ethical principles underpinning the practice.

Conditions for Musicians
– All applicants must be aged 18 or over at the start of the training.
– Compulsory attendance at all sessions delivered via the Zoom platform (5 online training sessions + debrief/evaluation).
– A commitment to undertaking guided development activities prior to and between the online sessions. (est. 5 hours of self-directed time).

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