Spinal Physiotherapy Level 2

Course: Spinal Physiotherapy Level 2 


This course is appropriate for AHPRA registered physiotherapists only*

This four day course will improve participants’ management of upper cervical spine, thoracic spine and SIJ conditions. It covers the assessment and management of neural, myofacial, joint and motor control systems within a clinical reasoning framework. The safe use of high velocity thrusts is taught with a high tutor-to-participant ratio. During the course participants will receive instruction in the selection and application of manipulative (high velocity thrust) techniques to the cervical and thoracic spines, and have opportunity to practise and be assessed for competency with these techniques.

At the completion of this course, you should:
• Have a better understanding of clinical reasoning processes, including neurobiological aspects of pain
• Have enhanced skills in the application and interpretation of a variety of manual thoracic spine assessment tasks
• Have enhanced skills in selection and manual application of a variety of treatment techniques relating to the thoracic spine
• Have enhanced skills in the application and interpretation of a variety of manual upper cervical assessment tasks
• Have enhanced skills in selection and manual application of a variety of treatment techniques relating to the cervical spine
• Have enhanced skills in recognising and treating cervico-genic headaches
• Have enhanced skills in recognising and treating temporo-mandibular joint disorders
• Have enhanced skills in the application and interpretation of a variety of manual sacroiliac joint assessment tasks
• Have developed selection and manual application of a variety of treatment strategies relating to the SIJ
• Be able to recall the relevant radiological investigations and findings relevant to all regions of the spine and SIJ

Previous attendance at Spinal Physiotherapy Level 1 course is a prerequisite. If the potential participant has previously undertaken an equivalent educational program to Spinal Physiotherapy Level 1 then this can be considered sufficient. This course is a mandatory component of the experiential titling pathway in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy.

Dates: 4-5 August 2018 & 11-12 August 2018 

Times: 8.30am - 4.30pm approx each day
(8:15am registration on day 1)

Presenter: Various presenters

Registrations close: 20 July 2018

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


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4/08/2018 - 12/08/2018
Princess Alexandra Hospital
Outpatient Physiotherapy Department
Ipswich Rd
Woolloongabba, QLD

Program


Saturday, 04 August 2018

 
MPA / Rural $1231.00/ APA $1286.00/ Non-Member $1929.00
4/08/2018 9:00 AM - 12/08/2018 5:00 PM
4/08/2018 9:00 AM

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