APA Congress 2008

When & Where

May 23 – 24, 2008

Perth, Australia

Pre-Congress Workshops

Workshop 1 – Educators Group

A physiotherapy education revolution – imagining the possibilities

This workshop is the inaugural national workshop of the APA educators group. The sessions will bring together leading educationalists and physiotherapy educators to develop canvas the emerging issues in physiotherapy education.

Full program details to follow.

Date: Thursday 22nd May
Time: 9:00am – 2:00pm
Venue: Burswood Convention Centre
Cost: $98.00

Workshop 2- Physiotherapy Business Australia (PBA)

Redefining entrepreneurship in physiotherapy

This workshop has been designed to challenge the status quo that captures so many practitioners on a daily basis. Practitioners that are looking to hear text book ‘management’ solutions are not going to find them in this workshop. The workshop will look at the problems facing practitioners today through the lens of ‘entrepreneurship’ and will look for practical ways to help practitioners to innovate and create rather than to respond and retaliate.

Full program details to follow.

Date: Thursday 22nd May
Time: 9:00am – 4.30pm
Venue: Burswood Convention Centre
Cost: $120

Workshop 3 – Physiotherapists in Leadership & Management Group (PLMG)

Advocacy In Service And System Development

Could better advocacy skills make a difference in relation to new service developments, changes in the service system and the impact on the physiotherapy department? This workshop is a practical session to generate discussion and draw on members experience to help members be more effective in their leadership role.

Full program details to follow.

Date: Thursday 22nd May
Time: 9:00am – 2:00pm
Venue: Burswood Convention Centre
Cost: $98

Australian Physiotherapy Council

Date: Thursday 22nd May
Time: 2.00 – 5pm Venue: Burswood Convention Centre
Cost: Complimentary Session

PBA & PLMG – Recruitment & Retention

Breakfast session
Date: Friday 23rd May 2008
Time: 7.00 – 8.30
Venue: Burswood Convention Centre – Studio One
Cost: $39

For more information, please visit the Australian Physiotherapy Association National Congress website.

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