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Ergonomic Risk Assessment Training Course for Allied Health Professionals

Date: Sunday 25 February 2018
Cost: $300 MA members/$330 non members
PDPs: 7 pts
Venue: Back Care, 503 Nicholson Street, Carlton North, Vic 3054

Heath is a Melbourne based osteopath who works in both private clinical practice (Principle Four Osteopathy), consults in occupational health (Corporate Work Health Australia) and teaches Exercise Rehabilitation within the Osteopathic Department at Victoria University as well as delivering post graduate courses in exercise rehab and occupational health to allied health professionals. He currently sits on Osteopathy Australia Occupational Health and Safety Clinical Interest Group Committee.

This course is designed for those practitioners in both private practice and for those who would like to conduct ergonomic risk assessments within the OHS/WHS setting. More info

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*** Importance Notice to all MA member attendees: office workstation ergonomic assessment is now a standard cover under the MA Membership insurance policy. Undertaking the following course is a minimum requirement as proof of industry standard qualification ***

 


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Assessment and Management of Pain in Children and Adolescents

Date: Sunday, 22 April 2018, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Cost: $125 MA members/$175 non members
PDPs: 4 pts
Venue: tba

Andrea has been a myotherapist since 2000 following a 10 year career as a registered nurse. Andrea has also been an educator in the myotherapy program at SSNT since 2004. Andrea has worked with prenatal women and children for many years both as a nurse and myotherapist and is passionate about exploring ongoing opportunities for myotherapists in these areas of clinical practice. Andrea has also completed post graduate studies in Pain Management from the University of Sydney in which she incorporates into all of her professional development courses and undergraduate teaching. Click here for course Info

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Workstation Office Ergonomic Considerations for the Allied Health Professionals

Date: Sunday 29 April 2018, 10-2pm
Cost: $125 MA members/$175 non members
PDPs: 4 pts
Venue: FIX Muscle Performance, 116-124 Corio Street, Shepparton

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Date: Sunday 3 June 2018, 9-1pm
Cost: $125 MA members/$175 non members
PDPs: 4 pts
Venue: Back Care, 503 Nicholson Street, Carlton North, Vic 3054

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Heath is a Melbourne based osteopath who works in both private clinical practice (Principle Four Osteopathy), consults in occupational health (Corporate Work Health Australia) and teaches Exercise Rehabilitation within the Osteopathic Department at Victoria University as well as delivering post graduate courses in exercise rehab and occupational health to allied health professionals. He currently sits on Osteopathy Australia Occupational Health and Safety Clinical Interest Group Committee.

Learning Objectives

Review the role of the myotherapist and other allied health professional in managing workers with work related musculoskeletal complaints

Review common MSDs and workplace ergonomics (office, home office, travel based ergonomics and vehicle based ergonomics

Taking a look at the current workplace landscape with regards to ergonomics

Step by step office workstation set up

Exercise rehab strategies for common work related MSDs – case based approach

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"We are getting sicker and fatter: What can you do about it?"

Date: Sun. 5 August 2018, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Cost: $35 MA members/$65 non members
PDPs: 3pts
Venue: North Fitzroy Library, Bargoonga Nganjin Community Room, 182-186 St Georges Road, North Fitzroy, VIC 3068

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You may know him as the co-author of Clinical Sports Medicine, or perhaps the Team Doctor for the Australian Cricket team, or is it as a world renowned sports medicine clinician and researcher? His credentials and achievements stretch as far as the eye can see; but there's no doubt that Professor Peter Brukner is regarded as an expert in his field, and the Myotherapy Association Australia are excited to have him presenting his talk "We are getting sicker and fatter: What can you do about it?"

"Sadly, it is likely that this generation of Australians will be the first not to live longer than the previous generation. What a legacy to leave our children."

In this talk, Peter Brukner will cover the current state of health in Australia (not good!), why we are in this situation, what we as health practitioners can do about it, as well as the effect of diet on MSK problems and on performance.

DON'T MISS this event, as it's taken us months to secure a date with Peter Brukner. When you're that good - you're in high demand!

Peter Brukner OAM, MBBS, FACSP, FACSM, FASMF, FFSEM is a specialist sports and exercise physician currently working with the Australian cricket team. Peter is the founding partner of Olympic Park Sports Medicine Centre in Melbourne and Professor of Sports Medicine at Latrobe University. A founding Executive Member of the Australasian College of Sports Physicians, he served two terms as President and played a key role in establishing sports medicine as a medical specialty in Australia. Peter is the co-author of the widely used text book Clinical Sports Medicine and has been team physician for professional football clubs as well as national athletics, swimming, soccer and men’s hockey teams including Olympic and Commonwealth Games. Peter was the Socceroos Team Doctor at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa and more recently Head of Sports Medicine and Sports Science at Liverpool Football Club. Read more

His major area of research interest has been in overuse injuries particularly stress fractures, but he has also published widely in areas such as groin pain, exercise-related lower leg pain, fatigue and the female athlete. Peter has been the keynote speaker at numerous international conferences including the World Congress of Sports Medicine, the Asian Congress of Sports Medicine, the American College of Sports Medicine and the British Association of Sports Medicine. He is currently Senior Associate Editor of the British Journal of Sports Medicine and has previously been Senior Associate Editor of the Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine and Current Sports Medicine Reportsas well as being a past editor of Sport Health.

Peter is passionate about changing the way Australian's look at their current diet, and in particular the impact sugar has on our health.

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