Gerontology Physiotherapy Level 1 aims to improve your knowledge and skills relevant to the physiotherapy assessment and treatment of common conditions of older people. It takes an in-depth look at the ageing process, chronic disease management, pharmacology and pain management, delirium, dementia and depression, falls and balance, strategies to optimise physical function and use of outcome measures.
This course is Part B for the virtual delivery option for the Pain Physiotherapy Level 1 course, consisting of ten entirely online self-paced modules. You must complete all 10 modules in order to receive a certificate.
Learners have two ways of undertaking Gerontology Physiotherapy Level 1:
Important note: if you have completed or wish to undertake the face-to-face classroom course, you are not required to complete Part B or Part C virtual.
Wholly virtual pre-requisites and progress: Part A must be successfully completed before you progress to Part B. Part B must be successfully completed before you progress to Part C
Dr Prue Morgan, FACP
Head of Department, Physiotherapy, Monash University
Dr Sze Ee Soh, APAM
Dr Melanie Farlie, APAM
At the end of Gerontology Physiotherapy Level 1 you will be able to:
If the course modules are not showing, please make sure you've completed all modules of Gerontology Physiotherapy Level 1 - Part A (it may take a couple of minutes to register on the system).
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