This course aims to provide physiotherapists with an opportunity to improve their knowledge and skills relevant to physiotherapy assessment and treatment of common conditions of older people. It takes an indepth look at the ageing process, chronic disease management, pharmacology and pain management, delirium, dementia and depression, falls and balance, strategies to optimise physical function and use of outcome measures.
This course is a mandatory component of the experiential titling pathway in Gerontological Physiotherapy.
This blended learning version of the Gerontology Physiotherapy Level 1 course includes:
Registration to this blended learning version of this course includes all components/parts above.
This course is also available as an wholly virtual delivery. More details of delivery methods found here .
The wholly virtual version of this course can be located on cpd4physios.com.au
Participants will gain an understanding of the broad range of Pre-Employment (PE) assessments; the legislative requirements; the evidence base and the roles of key stakeholders in the process. Participants will also gain knowledge and skills in preparation of PE assessments, design and conducting an assessment. The requirements for writing a PE assessment report will be covered. Finally, an understanding of the ethical and moral challenges will be discussed.
This course covers the what, why and how of Pre-Employment assessments. This course covers not only the practical skills required to perform these assessments, but also the legal, ethical and moral considerations that practitioners must be aware of.
This is a practical one-day course aimed at physiotherapists who manage people with Parkinson's Disease. It will provide participants with an in depth understanding of the specific movement disorders associated with Parkinson's disease, and their resulting impact on the individual's function and participation. Latest research related to medical management and physiotherapy management of gait and balance difficulties in people with Parkinson's disease will be covered. The workshop aims to help physiotherapists translate the latest knowledge to clinical application, including assessment techniques, management of a variety of disorders, and service delivery. It will include practical hands-on problem solving with individuals with Parkinson's disease, and will facilitate participants to reflect on their current practice to promote optimal function in their patients.
This course offers a great opportunity to build on the knowledge developed in the Gerontology Level 1 course. Topics include: management of dementia, frailty, persistent pain, mental health, an overview of the physiotherapist's role in the palliative care process and exercise prescription for older people. This course is a mandatory component of the experiential titling pathway in Gerontological Physiotherapy.
The QLD Branch invites all final year students, 3rd year undergrads, 1st year GEMs and first year new grads to attend the QLD Virtual Job Show.
The Show provides a fantastic opportunity for students and new grads to speak with prospective employers about employment options and new graduate opportunities in 2022.Our exhibitors encompass employers of graduate physios from both the public and private sectors and from metro and regional QLD that will be present, including hospitals, private practices and recruitment services.
This year the virtual exhibition is open from Monday 9 August through to Friday 20 August and your chance to speak to your prospective employer from 6.00 - 8.00pm on Thursday 19 August 2021.
Register before 1 August 2021 at https://bit.ly/35Fkqqi to go into the draw to win one of two $100 ASICS vouchers
If you wish to be an exhibitor at the Job Show, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org