Bladder and bowel dysfunction is common following a neurological event and can significantly impact quality of life.
This lecture will provide an overview of the pathophysiology of bladder and bowel dysfunction in the neurological population and the role physiotherapist have in investigating and managing this dysfunction for this population.
Please note: This is a live webinar. Login instructions including link details will be sent to registrants on the day of the event. If login instructions are not received by midday on the day of the lecture, contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org.
The VIC/TAS Branch invites all final year students and 1st and 2nd year new grads to attend the VIC/TAS Virtual Job Show 2020. 3rd year undergrads and 1st year GEMs are also welcome to attend.
The Job Show provides a fantastic opportunity for students and new grads to speak with prospective employers about employment options and new graduate opportunities in 2021.
Our exhibitors will encompass employers of graduate physios from both the public and private sectors from metro and regional VIC, including hospitals, private practices, recruitment, allied health providers and job ready providers.
This event is free to APA student and new grad members. Register here to secure your place.
Register now to go into the draw to win 1 of 5 $100 ASICS vouchers!
*you must attend the Job Show to be eligible to win
This blended online MHFA course has been adapted from the standard Mental health first aid course for adults. Developed in response to COVID-19.Physiotherapists are involved in the care of people from all walks of life. Comorbid mental health problems are common amongst people who access physiotherapy services including but not limited to those experiencing chronic pain, chronic physical illness, multiple pain areas or following a traumatic event. In Australia, approximately one in five adults will experience mental illness in any given year and physiotherapists and other health care professionals can expect to have close contact with someone experiencing a mental illness.
This is a foundation course aimed at new graduates and relatively inexperienced Physiotherapists who have some clinical exposure to patients with varied pain conditions.
The aims of this course is to:
1. Understand the burden of pain throughout society
2. Develop a biopsychosocial model for the assessment and management of pain
3. Be able to understand the need for a person-centred approach to pain assessment and management
For a limited time, the three online modules required as part of the prerequisites are being offered for free. Please click here to take advantage of this offer.
This course is also available as an entirely virtual delivery.
Visit cpd4physios for the following:
Better Pain Management modules 1-3 (pre-requisite requirements to undertaking the APA Pain Physiotherapy Level 1 course)
Pain Level 1 – Part A
Please join us for this session which will be presented by Dr Maggie Killington (Research Coordinator, SABIRS), Jo Howie (Senior Physiotherapist), Selena Hill (Physiotherapist), Sally Vuu (PhD Candidate) and will talk about the following:
- Description of the EMMBIRS study
- Description of the scoping of people who present with mTBI
- Description of demographics
- Description of the interim outcomes from the mix methods design
- Innovation and Technology in EMMBIRS
- Other learnings from study, including evolution of the Rehabilitation Model
Dr Maggie Killington, Jo Howie, Hannah Halstead (Senior OT, EMMBIRS Team Leader) and Selena Hill will be available to answer questions at the end of the session.
Please note: This is a live webinar. Login instructions including link details will be sent to registrants on the day of the event. If login instructions are not received by midday on the day of the lecture please contact us on email@example.com