Introduction to Australian Physiotherapy Practice Workshops - Neurological


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This workshop is designed to provide an overview to common principles and practice in neurological 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. Emphasis will be on clinical reasoning and practical skill development during the workshop. The workshop is targeted at candidates who have successfully completed the APC theory exam.


At the completion of the neurological workshop, participants should be able to:

Discuss modes of service delivery in Australia in relation to neurological physiotherapy
List components of a neurological interview
Identify the key elements of a neurological physical assessment
Identify how to modify assessment relevant to a patients’ presentation.
Describe how to develop a problem list
Demonstrate commonly used patient transfers
Demonstrate commonly used treatment techniques
Describe commonly used outcome measures
Discuss elements of the APC clinical examination
Course materials include a link to the online instructional video 'Assessment of the adult with hemiplegia' and post course online access to teaching videos

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:
The courses have been developed for the Australian context and may or may not be relevant to international settings.
Cost includes Cost includes pre-reading materials, morning and afternoon tea.

We reserve the right to cancel any of the workshops if the minimum number of 10 registrants is not reached within 2 weeks of the scheduled date. Full refunds will be available to those registered in this instance.

Time: 9.30am - 4.00pm

Cost: $450 (GST inclusive) or $1,200 (GST inclusive) if you register for all three workshops


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:


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