This workshop provides an overview, to common principles and practice in musculoskeletal physiotherapy in Australia, through the use of a variety of teaching and learning activities. Participants will be provided with pre-reading to maximise discussion / practical time on the day. Emphasis during the workshop will be on developing clinical reasoning and practical skills in both inpatient and outpatient settings. The workshop is targeted at candidates who have successfully completed the APC theory exam.
At the completion of the workshop, participants should be able to:
Discuss modes of service delivery in Australia in relation to musculoskeletal physiotherapy
List the components of an interview
Identify the elements of physical assessment
Identify how to modify assessment relevant to a patients' presentation.
Apply clinical reasoning in identification of treatment priorities
Apply common risk management strategies
Demonstrate commonly used treatment techniques
Course materials include a copy of "Clinical Guidelines in Acute Orthopaedic Physiotherapy", Oldmeadow and Kimmel.
Please be mindful of the following points before you register:
For all Monash University physiotherapy courses, including short courses, you must meet the minimum English language requirements which is the equivalent to International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 7.0 (no band lower than 6.5) See: http://www.physiotherapyboard.gov.au/Registration-Standards.aspx
The courses have been developed for the Australian context and may or may not be relevant to international settings.
Cost includes pre-reading materials, morning tea and afternoon tea. Course materials include a copy of "Clinical Protocols in Acute Orthopaedic Physiotherapy", Oldmeadow and Kimmel.
Time: 10.00am - 4.30pm
Cost: $450 (GST inclusive) or $1,200 (GST inclusive) if you register for all three workshops
Cost includes online access to pre-reading materials, morning and afternoon tea.
Please arrange to bring your own lunch or if you prefer there is a cafe on campus where you can purchase food.
Note: If you are registering to attend all three workshops you need to register by this link to obtain the reduced price, rather than registering for each workshop separately
Maximum participants: 20 Minimum participants: 10
Please note the following cancellation policy and COVID information:
We reserve the right to cancel any of the workshops if the minimum number of 10 registrants is not reached. Full refunds will be available to those registered in this instance.
Cancellation requests submitted up to 2 weeks prior to the workshop date will be entitled to a full refund, less 10% for administration fees.
Cancellation requests submitted between 2 weeks and 1 day (or prior to online material being granted and accessed) before the workshop date will be entitled to a 50% refund.
Cancellation requests submitted after online material has been granted (1 day prior to workshop) or on or after the day of the workshop will not be eligible for a refund.
**Please note: Due to the unpredictable nature regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, we may be required to cancel the workshops upon short notice. Registered participants will be notified immediately if this is to occur and will receive a full refund.
We also strongly recommend that if you are travelling interstate and need to book flights and accommodation that you select flexible flights and refundable accommodation bookings in the chance of last minute cancellation.
In light of unpredictable COVID circumstances changing in Victoria, we confirm that the current proposed model of this face-to-face workshop is compliant with Monash University guidance and density limits, and is proceeding as planned. Participants will be expected to demonstrate practical skills on other participants. More information about Monash University's advice can be accessed here: https://www.monash.edu/news/coronavirus-updates.