5 facts about enhanced recovery after joint replacement

 

The Physiotherapy Research Foundation (PRF) has highlighted key messages from the 5 facts article featured in the June edition of InMotion and produced this infographic.

 
 

5 facts about persistent post-concussion symptoms

 

The Physiotherapy Research Foundation (PRF) has highlighted key messages from the 5 facts article featured in the April edition of InMotion and produced this infographic.

 
 

5 Facts about physiotherapy and sports-related concussion

 

The Physiotherapy Research Foundation (PRF) has highlighted key messages from the 5 facts article featured in the March edition of InMotion and produced this infographic.

 
 

Attention uni students: slouching during class isn’t the problem, sitting still is!

 

As a uni student, you spend a lot of time sitting down in lectures and in the library. Depending on your degree, you might spend a lot of time sitting and be concerned about your back and neck. But it’s time to bust the myth around having a ‘perfect’ posture and its link to back and neck pain. 

 
 

APA Professional Scholarship – Supporting experienced and emerging leaders

 

Have you sat on the APA Branch Council for at least two years and had experience within an organisation? This scholarship opportunity is for you!

What is the APA Professional Scholarship? 

In support of experienced and new emerging leaders, one scholarship to attend the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) Company Directors or Foundations of Directorship course (for the awardee to decide), valued up to approx. $10,000, will be awarded in 2024. 

 
 

2023 Mentor and Mentee of the Year awards

 

The prestigious award recognises the outstanding contribution of our mentors and mentees in the APA mentoring programs in 2023. 

With so many outstanding nominees it was extremely challenging to select the winners. It is with great pleasure that we announce the following winners: 

Winnie Wu - 2023 APA Mentor of the Year Award 

Rachael Sheat - 2023 APA Mentee of the Year Award 

 
 

APA team member inducted into the Associations Forum Hall of Fame after 40 years of service

 
It is with great pleasure that we announce Loretta Kirkovski was inducted into the Associations Forum Hall of Fame Wednesday, 29 November 2023. Inductees are recognised for their outstanding high-level contribution and commitment to an association over a long period of time (i.e. 30 years or more). Loretta knocks this out of the park as she prepares to mark 40 years of service today, on Friday 1 December, making her our longest-serving team member.
 
 

Pat Cosh Trust 2023 Strategic Grant

 

The Pat Cosh Trust was established to enable physiotherapists working or residing in Victoria to provide high-quality care to the general public.

The purpose of the Trust is to improve the education of practitioners and students by initiating and supporting programs that improve their ability to practice, and funding research to improve their standard of education.


Pat Cosh Trust Strategic Grant – Now closed.

Funding of up to $150,000 (excluding GST) will be available for lead researchers in Victoria.

 
 

Budget2023: Essential funding for healthcare paves the way for improved patient care 

 

Our response to the Federal Budget delivered by the Treasurer on Tuesday 9 May 2023. 

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) welcomes the Federal Government’s commitment to quality health care reform through measures that enable multidisciplinary care, invest in more Urgent Care Clinics and provide a much-needed boost to Medicare:

 
 

Mentor and Mentee of the year awards

 

Our inaugural APA mentoring programs are coming to a close for 2022 and we would like to thank everyone who participated. We recognise that these programs would not be successful without the genuine passion and dedication of our members.

We are delighted to announce and celebrate the nominees and winners of the 2022 Australian Physiotherapy Association and Art of Mentoring Mentor and Mentee of the year awards.