Cardiorespiratory Level 2 - Physiotherapy in Intensive Care

Course:  Cardiorespiratory  Level 2 – Physiotherapy in Intensive Care

This course is for AHPRA registered physiotherapists only*

Course objectives

This course is targeted at physiotherapists working within the cardiorespiratory field, wanting to further their knowledge and skills in the management of the critically ill patient.  It is designed as an opportunity to further build requisite skills, for those therapists working towards a level of skill and knowledge commensurate with an APA Titled Cardiorespiratory physiotherapist.

Learning objectives

Course participants will gain an understanding of:

       Assessment and monitoring methods used in the ICU

       Mechanical ventilation

       Airway management principles including tracheostomy management

       Principles of ventilator and manual hyperinflation

       Evidence base for "state of the art" physiotherapy clinical management in intensive care

       Non-invasive ventilation in the critical care patient/environment

       Common conditions managed in intensive care

       Early mobilisation and rehabilitation strategies

       Communication, risk assessment and managem

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Pre-requisite:  There are no pre-requisites for this iteration of the course.  However, if you have an interest in pursuing titling and
specialisation pathways, you are required to complete the Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy Level 1 course. 

Presenters:   Peter Thomas FACP Specialist Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapist
Michelle Paton APA Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapist

Dates: 4th – 5th August 2018

Times: 8.00am – 4.15pm

Registrations close: Friday 20 July 2018

*If unsure of your suitability, please email

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4/08/2018 - 5/08/2018
Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital
Bowen Bridge Road & Butterfield Street
Herston, QLD


Saturday, 04 August 2018

CRPA,Rural $680 / APA Member $735 / Non-Member $1103
4/08/2018 8:00 AM - 5/08/2018 4:15 PM
4/08/2018 8:00 AM

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