This is the first of 4 in a series of basic toolkit lectures developed by the Women's, Men's and Pelvic Health QLD Committee. Designed for physiotherapy students and clinicians to introduce them to the area of WMPH Physiotherapy, or as a refresher for more experienced clinicians. The first lecture evening will include topics relating to the bladder: considerations for fluid intake, bladder diaries and red flags in bladder function.
This lecture will be relevant to new graduate and junior physiotherapists along with any experienced Physiotherapists interested in an update of acute neurorehabilitation.
Dr Mandziak is an Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in hip, knee, sports and trauma surgery. His primary goal is to obtain the best possible outcomes and satisfaction for his patients. He uses the best available techniques, equipment and evidence-based practices to achieve this. He has a special interest in utilising technology to obtain optimal patient outcomes, including robotic surgery and computer assisted surgery.
This course will explore the theoretical and practical sides of managing sporting injuries with an emphasis on current research. Presented topics include shoulder, ankle and knee injuries with focus specifically on ligament, tendon and muscle. Participants will also gain information on acute onfield management and travelling with a sports team, as well as a large practical component on taping techniques. This course is a mandatory part of the experiential titling pathway in Sports Physiotherapy.
Key topics covered will include:-
Contemporary models of participation (for physiotherapists)
Why participation in sports and physical activities is restricted in young people with a disability (barriers to participation)
Key components of participation-focused therapy to promote sports participation
Tips for framing reports and planning documents to increase likelihood of funding when the goal is physical activity and sports participation
There will also be a number of inclusive sporting organisations present to provide some more information to therapists!