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Spinal Physiotherapy Part A (Lumbo-Pelvic)


Course: Spinal Physiotherapy Part A (Lumbo-Pelvic)

 This course is appropriate for AHPRA qualified physiotherapists only*

The all new Spinal Physiotherapy Part A (Lumbo – Pelvic) course has arrived!
The current replacement of the former Spinal Level 1 course, t
he new Spinal Physiotherapy Part A course is a foundation course ideal for:

  • new graduates with an interest in musculoskeletal physiotherapy,
  • more experienced graduates changing to work in musculoskeletal physiotherapy, or
  • more experienced physiotherapists returning to musculoskeletal physiotherapy after an absence.


The course is aimed at physiotherapists who are seeking to develop a career in musculoskeletal physiotherapy.

 

Delivered via a mix of teaching and learning approaches including didactic, practical/ hands-on, directed learning and facilitated case-based group discussions course participants will enhance their theoretical knowledge and demonstrate this understanding into practical application, reinforcing critical thinking in the area of musculoskeletal physiotherapy.  

 
Topics covered are:
Overview of lumbar spine disorders
Overview of movement and pathophysiological changes with low back pain disorders
Physical examination
Lumbar Posture
Active Movements
Functional and Specific Postural and movement control tests
Neuromuscular and sensorimotor (proprioception) systems
Manual examination of the lumbar spine
Manipulative therapy
Nervous system
Neuromuscular system
Management of Low back disorders

The overall learning objectives/outcomes of the course are as follows:
To gain broad understanding of common low back disorders, associated pathophysiology and typical clinical presentations
To gain skills in the examination of low back disorders, interpretation of findings and identification of clinically relevant outcome measures
To gain clinical reasoning skills to interpret patient findings and identify appropriate treatments based on the evidence base, clinical presentations and patients’ values.
 
Pre-course work, in the form of a series of online modules, is required to be completed prior to attending the course which will be sent to you for completion in the course confirmation, following the course cut-off date.

The new Spinal Physiotherapy Part A (Cervico - Thoracic) course will be scheduled later in the year.

*If unsure of your suitability, please email wa.pd@physiotherapy.asn.au
 

Dates 7 - 8th July 2018

 
Times 
Day 1: 8.30am to 5.00pm (8.00am registration)
Day 2: 8.30am to 4.00pm

Registrations close: Sunday, 24th June 2018

Sessions:

Location Address Dates
New South Wales St Leonards Start date: 17 Mar 2018 08:30
End date: 18 Mar 2018 17:00
Queensland Woolloongabba Start date: 28 Apr 2018 08:30
End date: 29 Apr 2018 17:00
Victoria St Albans Start date: 19 May 2018 08:30
End date: 20 May 2018 17:00
Victoria Heidelberg Start date: 09 Jun 2018 08:30
End date: 10 Jun 2018 17:00
South Australia Woodville South Start date: 23 Jun 2018 08:30
End date: 24 Jun 2018 17:00
Western Australia Nedlands Start date: 07 Jul 2018 08:30
End date: 08 Jul 2018 17:00
Victoria Fitzroy Start date: 14 Jul 2018 08:30
End date: 15 Jul 2018 17:00
Tasmania Hobart Start date: 04 Aug 2018 08:30
End date: 05 Aug 2018 17:00
ACT Canberra Start date: 04 Aug 2018 08:30
End date: 05 Aug 2018 17:00
New South Wales Tamworth Start date: 18 Aug 2018 08:30
End date: 19 Aug 2018 17:00
New South Wales St Leonards Start date: 06 Oct 2018 08:30
End date: 07 Oct 2018 17:00
Queensland Woolloongabba Start date: 13 Oct 2018 08:30
End date: 14 Oct 2018 17:00
Victoria Frankston Start date: 02 Feb 2019 08:30
End date: 03 Feb 2019 17:00
New South Wales St Leonards Start date: 09 Mar 2019 08:30
End date: 10 Mar 2019 17:00