Introduction to Australian Physiotherapy practice Workshops - Musculoskeletal / Cardiorespiritory / Neurological

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$1,200.00

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PHYSIOTHERAPY PROFESSIONAL ENTRY REGISTRATION (AUSTRALIA) WORKSHOPS

These workshops are designed for overseas physiotherapists who have successfully completed the APC theory examination

MUSCULOSKELETAL

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.

OBJECTIVES:

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

FACILITATORS:

Ms.Jodie Dakic completed her physiotherapy qualification with Honours and as Dux in 2002. She initially worked in orthopaedic/sports private practises for 8 years and is qualified in clinical pilates. She worked for the Women's Tennis Association based in London where she spent a 3 year period travelling as a primary health care provider on the International Tennis Circuit. She has continued this role part time over the last 6 years. Jodie joined Monash University in 2010 and is a key member of the musculoskeletal teaching team in the Bachelor of Physiotherapy.

WHEN: 

Friday 8 th February, 2019
Time: 9.30am – 4.00pm 

NEUROLOGICAL

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.

OBJECTIVES:

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

FACILITATOR:

Dr. Prue Morgan B..App.Sc. (physio), M. App.Sc. (Research), Grad Dip Neuroscience, APA Specialist neurological physiotherapist, FACP. Prue is a specialist neurological physiotherapist with more than 20 years of clinical and teaching experience in the field of neurological physiotherapy. Prue is currently the Neurology Lecturer in the Monash University physiotherapy program, has supervised overseas’ trained physiotherapists undertaking neurological clinical placements and examined candidates in neurology for APC clinical examinations.

WHEN:

Thursday 7 th February, 2019

Time: 9.30am – 4.00pm

CARDIORESPIRATORY

This workshop provides an overview to common principles and practice in cardiorespiratory physiotherapy in Australia, through the use of a variety of teaching and learning activities including case studies. Participants will be provided with pre-reading to maximise workshop time. The workshop is targeted at clinical skill and clinical development relevant to the Australian Healthcare system. The workshop is targeted at candidates who have successfully completed the APC theory exam.

OBJECTIVES:

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

  • Discuss modes of cardiorespiratory physiotherapy service delivery within the Australian Healthcare context
  • List key components of a cardiorespiratory interview
  • Identify the elements of a cardiorespiratory physical examination
  • Demonstrate modification of assessment relevant to patient pathology
  • Apply clinical reasoning in identification of patient problems and treatment priorities
  • Demonstrate commonly used treatment techniques
  • Apply risk minimisation strategies
  • Identify key issues related to goal setting and discharge planning in the acute cardiorespiratory patient within the Australian Healthcare context

FACILITATORS:

Dr Annemarie Lee BPhysio (Hons), PhD, MPhysio (Cardiothoracic). Annemarie is a cardiorespiratory physiotherapist with over 20 years of clinical and teaching experience in the field of cardiorespiratory physiotherapy. Annemarie is currently the Cardiorespiratory Stream Leader in the Monash University Physiotherapy program.

WHEN:

Wednesday 6 th February 2019

Time: 9.30am – 4.00pm

ALL WORKSHOPS

If you register to attend all three workshops, the cost will be $1,200 inclusive of GST, rather than $450 per workshop

Maximum participants: 20 each workshop.
Minimum participants: 10 each workshop.

Cost includes pre-reading materials which will be posted to you prior to the workshops

Morning and afternoon tea is provided.

A light lunch will be provided – but if you prefer there are two cafes on campus where you can purchase food.

LOCATION:

Department of Physiotherapy,
Monash University, Peninsula Campus,
McMahons Road, Frankston

How to get to Peninsula Campus:

http://www.monash.edu.au/campuses/peninsula/travel/

Note: 

  • If you are registering to attend all three workshops you need to register here to obtain the reduced price, rather than registering for each workshop separately
  • 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.
  • Participants will be entitled to a refund, less a $100 administration fee per workshop, if cancellation is at least 6 weeks before course commencement AND ONLY IF pre-course reading material has NOT been sent to the participant.
  • Once pre course reading material has been sent to a participant and/or cancellation is less than 6 weeks prior to course commencement participants are not entitled to a refund.
More Information
Contact Name Short Courses
Contact Email med.physioshortcourses@monash.edu