Course: Cardiorespiratory Level 2 – Physiotherapy in Intensive Care
This course is for AHPRA registered physiotherapists only*
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.
Course participants will gain an understanding of:
Assessment and monitoring methods used in the
Airway management principles including
Principles of ventilator and manual
Evidence base for "state of the art"
physiotherapy clinical management in intensive care
Non-invasive ventilation in the critical care
Common conditions managed in intensive care
Early mobilisation and rehabilitation strategies
Communication, risk assessment and managem