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


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.

Narelle Dalwood BAppSc (Physiotherapy), Grad Dip Neuroscience, APA Neurological Physiotherapist. Narelle is an experienced neurological physiotherapist and lecturer and has combined her educator and clinician roles for nearly 20 years. Narelle has worked most recently at Monash Health in the acute neurosciences unit. Narelle is currently a Neurology Lecturer in the Monash University physiotherapy program and is currently completing her PhD in the field of health sciences education. Narelle has supervised overseas' trained physiotherapists undertaking neurological clinical placements and examined candidates in neurology for ACP clinical examinations.


Thursday 20 th February, 2020

Time: 9.30am – 4.00pm


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

How to get to Peninsula Campus:


$450 (GST inclusive) per workshop

$1,200 (GST inclusive) for all three workshops, please click here to register

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.

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

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 access to online pre course reading material has been given to a participant and/or cancellation is less than 6 weeks prior to course commencement participants are not entitled to a refund.

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