The Sporting Knee

Course: Advanced Knee Diagnosis & Rehabilitation with Tim McGrath

Best practice requires advanced skills in diagnoses, treatment and rehabilitation when treating patients with acute and complex knee conditions. 
The aim of this course is to improve participant’s evidence-based clinical knowledge of knee conditions and apply this to the rehabilitation of their patients in a wide variety of practical settings (sedentary to elite sporting populations). On completion of this course, participants would be expected to have an advanced understanding of the diagnostic criteria and management approaches necessary to treat these conditions. There is a bias towards active sporting patient populations within this course, with multidisciplinary presentations on Orthopaedics, Radiology, Sports Physiotherapy and Athletic Development. This course will focus on advanced level clinical reasoning and treatment approaches explored in other APA / SPA courses, with a particular practical focus on mid to end stage rehabilitation. 

Physiotherapists with post-graduate experience in treating knee conditions looking to obtain an advanced level of knowledge would benefit the most from this course.

Presenters: Tim McGrath (PhD) - Physiotherapist, NRL's St George Illawarra Dragons; 
A/Professor Leo Pinczewski, Orthopaedic surgeon;  
Lawrence Josey, Musculoskeletal and Sports Medicine Radiologist and; 
Ben Serpell, Head of Athletic Development, Brumbies 

Dates: 25-26th November 2017

Extended registrations close: Sunday, 19th November 2017.

Learning Outcomes
At the completion of this course, participants will be expected to achieve the following learning objectives:

  1. Have an advanced understanding of diagnostic radiology in reference to knee conditions, including XRay and MRI scans
  2. Apply advanced clinical reasoning skills in the diagnoses and management of knee conditions
  3. Apply an advanced level of practical clinical skills in the early stage rehabilitation of knee condition
  4. Apply an advanced level of clinical skills in the mid-stage rehabilitation of knee conditions
  5. Apply an advanced level of clinical skills in late stage rehabilitation and return to sport criteria
  6. Apply an evidence-based approach to the objective criteria used in the assessment of return to function along the rehabilitation continuum 

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25/11/2017 - 26/11/2017
Sydney Swans Office and Training Facility
Basil Sellers Centre, Sydney Cricket Ground
Driver Avenue
Moore Park, NSW 2021


Saturday, 25 November 2017

SPA/Rural $695.00 APA $750.00 Non-member $1125.00
25/11/2017 9:00 AM - 26/11/2017 5:00 PM
25/11/2017 9:00 AM

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