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Working With People With Ataxia


People diagnosed with ataxia present with a diverse set of symptoms that require unique symptom-specific assessment and treatment selection and execution. University teaching touches only briefly on this population, hence physiotherapists are often ill-equipped to confidently manage this patient group. The aim of this course is to provide and improve your knowledge and capacity to assess and treat people with ataxia across the spectrum of models of care. During this course you will be expected to undertake/demonstrate the application of assessment and treatment skills for people with ataxia via peer and patient interaction sessions.
• understand the diverse range of pathologies that can lead to the symptom of ataxia • understand the range of assessment tools/outcome measures available to capture the impairments and function in people who have ataxia • understand the evidence and role rehabilitation and exercise plays in the management of people with ataxia • undertake an evidence-based assessment and treatment of people with ataxia.

Sessions:

Location Address Dates
Victoria Mt Waverley Start date: 18 Nov 2017 00:00
End date: 19 Nov 2017 00:00
Queensland Townsville Start date: 11 Aug 2018 00:00
End date: 12 Aug 2018 00:00
New South Wales North Ryde Start date: 11 Aug 2018 00:00
End date: 12 Aug 2018 00:00
South Australia Adelaide Start date: 08 Sep 2018 00:00
End date: 09 Sep 2018 00:00