Physio in Neurological Conditions - A Patient Perspective
Michel suffered a R) MCA ischaemic stroke in 2017 and is working with physiotherapy on returning to running and improving the use of his L) upper limb. Michel is an engineer and owns his own company so fitting in therapy with work is challenging but he is diligent and loves a challenge. He is an avid cyclist and one day would like to return to road cycling. Billy's accident left him with an incomplete cervical spinal cord injury. He has been working with physios in an acute setting in ICU, SIU PAH, Day rehab at Royal Brisbane Women's Hospital and as an outpatient at the University of Queensland. Billy has in the past year progressed from standing hoist and walking 10m with a rollater and 2 maximal assist to independent with a hopper frame transfers at home and trialling Canadian crutches.
This graduate lecture has two speakers:
Jason T Smith: Crucial conversations – How to lead difficult discussions with your patients and peers in practice
Jason is the founder of the Back in Motion Health Group, which now has more than 600 professionals working over 100 locations in Australia and New Zealand. He sits on multiple corporate and not-for-profit boards, and consults widely on leadership, strategy, and governance. Jason also established the Iceberg Leadership Institute in 2008, helping people to form life-changing habits that enable them to create lasting influence in the world around them. As a charismatic and inspiring keynote speaker, Jason has presented to over 60,000 people internationally. New and recent graduates have this great opportunity to learn from Jason's vast experience and wealth of knowledge in navigating difficult professional conversations.
Peter Malliaras: Rehabilitation considerations to maximise outcomes among people with lower limb tendinopathy
Peter Malliaras is a respected and leading tendinopathy researcher and clinician. He has completed his PhD and post doctoral research in tendinopathy and has co-authored over 80 peer review publications. Currently he is Associate Professor in the Physiotherapy Department at Monash University where he focuses on improving tendinopathy knowledge base and he maintains a strong clinical focus, specializing in difficult tendinopathy cases.
Networking evening for Practice Owners and final year students
Wondering what your future in the physiotherapy profession looks like? Interested in private practice? Too many competing applicants to your dream job? Just need an opportunity to make that first impression? Or are you looking for a physio to join your growing practice? Want to maximise your time and be able to pick out the right personality for your practice? Then you need to be at Pubchat!
Pubchat is the perfect opportunity for recent grads and students to meet private practice owners. Come and find out about private practice, have your questions answered, find the perfect candidate for your next vacancy and network with other practice owners, all in a relaxed evening setting.
Light refreshments provided, free entry for students APA Members.
APA members register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org / Students register online
Roberta Shepherd and Janet Carr revolutionised neurological physiotherapy globally.
Roberta is a world leader in physiotherapy education and research and, with Janet, recognized the importance of motor learning with an emphasis on task-specificity and context-specificity as a means of optimizing skill acquisition in people with brain injury. Together, they transformed our approach to rehabilitation into one that is based on science and evidence.
This event is a great opportunity to meet with the Neurology State Committee and Professor Roberta Shepherd for a relaxing and insightful evening being inspired by Roberta and gaining an insight into her career.
Event cost includes substantial canapes.