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Introduction to Trauma Physiotherapy

(formally "Basic Acute Trauma Course for Physiotherapists")

Date:     Friday 29th March 2019

Time:    0900– 1700 (registration will begin at ~0830)

Venue:  Alfred Hospital Education Centre, Classroom 1, Alfred Hospital

              Commercial Rd, Melbourne 3004

Topics to include:            Overview of trauma management and systems, neurological trauma + TBI, PTA

                                           management, spinal trauma, bracing + orthotics, chest trauma, early rehabilitation and

                                           discharge planning.

A more detailed course program will be posted on the website closer to the date.

This course is aimed at new graduate physiotherapists and those with limited acute trauma experience.  The content presented in this course will include basic acute trauma injury profiles and acute physiotherapy assessment and management skills.  This course will include lectures, as well as small group-based case studies.

Registration Fee: $200 (inclusive of GST & refreshments/lunch)

*Please note: there is no registration on the day and participant numbers are limited*

**All enquiries to: Sara Calthorpe  or phone 9076 3450


Please check the Alfred Physiotherapy website or Alfred Health "events" page for more details of other courses run by the Alfred Physiotherapy Department.