Graduate success

 

Our rapidly changing healthcare sector is the largest employing industry in Australia. It requires a balance between the needs of the graduates, the expectations of employers and the demands of the sector.

 
 

Workforce challenges

 

Sustained workforce pressure in the physiotherapy sector is likely over the coming years, driven by changing demographics and government policy developments.

 
 

Pain and virtual reality

 

While not yet mainstream, virtual reality for pain relief is gaining support as a promising therapy and may become a prescribed activity in the future for people with chronic pain.

In this episode, Erin MacIntyre physiotherapist and PhD candidate at the University of South Australia, and Tim Austin, a Specialist Pain Physiotherapist working in primary and secondary healthcare in Sydney, are discussing the clinical effectiveness of a novel physiotherapy VR intervention that has direct relevance for Physiotherapy Practice.

 
 

Health and environment

 

Our health, the environment and biodiversity are interconnected. The ‘One Health’ concept is an integrated, unifying approach to sustainably balance and optimize the health of people, animals and the environment.

 
 

Osteoarthritis. Myths and Facts.

 

More than 60,000 knee replacement surgeries were performed in Australia during 2020. So, are they all really necessary?

 
 

What are entrustable professional activities?

 

Work readiness is particularly important in Australia’s dynamic healthcare sector. So how does the concept of entrustable professional activities (EPAs) help?

In this episode, Dr Mark Merolli, clinical physiotherapist and Senior lecturer and research fellow at the University of Melbourne, and Dr Sonya Moore, a physiotherapist and Senior Lecturer & Sports Medicine Program Co-ordinator at the University of Melbourne, discuss assessments and entrustable professional activities.

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Ellie White—Working Irnnim (together) for a brighter future

 

Cameron Edwards APAM, has a yarn with Deadly physio Ellie White about working together to create a better future for Aboriginal healthcare and community.

Warning
​Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander listeners are warned that the following episode may contain the names and voices of people who are deceased. 

 
 

Kathryn Potter—Valuing the differences

 

Cameron Edwards APAM, has a yarn with Deadly physio and Chair of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Committee, Kathryn Potter APAM, about respect for culture, the peaceful balance of Reconciliation, language, and regrowing the voices and presence of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

 
 

The fabulous Deadly combination

 

Cameron Edwards has a yarn with Marilyn about her extraordinary 50+ year career as a physio, Reconciliation and happiness.

 
 

Mia Beattie—Great change is happening

 

Cameron Edwards APAM, has a yarn with Deadly physio Mia Beattie about the history of Lutrawita's (Tasmania) First Nations people, her journey as a proud Palawa woman and the great change that is happening with Reconciliation and Closing the Gap.