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Sports Physiotherapy Level 1


Sports Physiotherapy Level 1

 

This course is appropriate for AHPRA registered physiotherapists only*

 

 


The new Level 1 Sports Course is the first step in the career pathway developed by Sports Physiotherapy Australia (SPA) National Committee is for individuals who aspire to become Sports Physiotherapists or obtain introductory learning to Sports Physiotherapy. 

The course teaches newly graduated physiotherapists skills in the assessment and diagnosis of sports injuries.

This course is aligned with the International Federation of Sports Physical Therapy (IFSPT) competency standards, so by completing this course, you can work towards being awarded the APA Sports Physiotherapist Title and subsequently the title of Registered International Sports Physical Therapist.


Course Aims: 

• To teach newly graduated physiotherapists or those entering sports environment for the first time, skills in basic assessment of sporting injuries to the knee, ankle, foot, hip and groin, spine, shoulder and thigh. 
• Participants will also demonstrate competence (via recommended learning reinforced throughout the level 1 course) in emergency management of the injured athlete.  
• To ensure that all participants can confidently diagnose and formulate a treatment plan for standard sports injuries. The course will also prepare participants for work within a sporting team and knowledge on travelling with a team, load monitoring, concussion assessment and management and introductory taping skills. 

Target Audience 

Combination of graduate physiotherapists – approximately up to 2 years after graduating, and any physiotherapist wishing to refine their sports physiotherapy assessment and management skills and techniques.

 

 

It is recommended before you attend this course you complete:

 

 

 


Please note that there will be a short mandatory assessment at the end of the course

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

Sessions:

Location Address Dates
New South Wales North Ryde Start date: 17 Aug 2018 08:00
End date: 19 Aug 2018 17:00
Queensland Eight Mile Plains Start date: 24 Aug 2018 08:00
End date: 26 Aug 2018 17:30
Tasmania Hobart Start date: 21 Sep 2018 08:00
End date: 23 Sep 2018 18:00
South Australia Kent Town Start date: 05 Oct 2018 08:00
End date: 07 Oct 2018 17:00
South Australia Kent Town Start date: 13 Oct 2018 08:00
End date: 14 Oct 2018 17:00
New South Wales Orange Start date: 19 Oct 2018 08:00
End date: 21 Oct 2018 17:00
Victoria Geelong Start date: 19 Oct 2018 08:00
End date: 21 Oct 2018 18:00
Victoria Camberwell Start date: 27 Oct 2018 08:00
End date: 28 Oct 2018 17:00
Western Australia Perth Start date: 16 Nov 2018 08:00
End date: 18 Nov 2018 18:00
New South Wales North Ryde Start date: 16 Nov 2018 08:00
End date: 18 Nov 2018 17:00
New South Wales North Ryde Start date: 09 Feb 2019 08:00
End date: 10 Feb 2019 17:00
Victoria Camberwell Start date: 16 Feb 2019 08:00
End date: 17 Feb 2019 18:00
Queensland Eight Mile Plains Start date: 15 Mar 2019 08:00
End date: 17 Mar 2019 17:30
Queensland Eight Mile Plains Start date: 16 Mar 2019 08:00
End date: 17 Mar 2019 17:30
New South Wales North Ryde Start date: 30 Mar 2019 08:00
End date: 31 Mar 2019 17:00