Physio workshop 2012
PARAY MISSION HOSPITAL AND SCHOOL OF NURSING
P.O. Box 2
Thaba Tseka 550
A 5-DAY PRACTICAL WORKSHOP FOR PHYSIOTHERAPY-NURSES AND REHABILITATION WORKERS.
APPLYING BASIC PHYSIOTHERAPY SKILLS IN RURAL AREAS, IN HOSPITALS AND HEALTH CENTRES
Date: Sunday 9th - Friday 14th of December 2012
Place: Paray Hospital, Nurse assistant School, Thaba-Tseka
KEY TOPICS OF WORKSHOP 2012
- Assessing and treating disabled children
- Physiotherapy for patients with Neuropathy
- Physiotherapy in homebased care
- Physiotherapy in daily orthopedics
Sunday 9. December 2012:
Afternoon: arrival, 19.00-20.30 welcome, presentation and introduction to the study days
Daily schedule Monday to Friday:
8.00 morning reflection
8.15 physiotherapy exercise class
9.00 physiotherapy assessment, recording and practical procedures in common clinical conditions
10.00 coffee break
10.15 - 12.00 physiotherapy practical class
14.00 applied physiotherapy with case demonstrations
15.15 coffee break
15.30 selftreatment and homebased physiotherapy in common clinical conditions
16.00 problem solving round-table (group discussion about daily difficulties when applying physiotherapy. Creation of resource based empowerment-strategies to overcome the identified daily obstacles)
16.50 evening reflection
20.00 sharing among us (facultative program)
Friday 17. December 2012:
Studies till 12.00
Departure after lunch
Application and Requirements:
This workshop is designed for participants who have at least some basic experience in applying physiotherapy skills. Newcomers can still apply and basic teaching will be provided to them. An extension of the study days will be possible.
A written application to Paray hospital, P.O. Box 2, Thaba-Tseka 550 or a Fax can be sent to (00266) 22900256 till 30th November 2012.
Ntate Thuso Wolfgang Fasser, Switzerland
double qualified physiotherapist SRK, MMACP, specialised in basic physiotherapy in rural areas, assessment and rehabilitation for disabled children, music therapy and herbal medicine
Mme Angelika Schnider, specialised in education and developement support of disabled children, Switzerland.
The participants will be accommodated at the compound of Paray hospital.
The participants are kindly asked to bring their professional uniform for teaching on the bedside, suitable clothing for the physiotherapy exercise class and their personal anatomy book.
The workshop is free of charge.
The costs for board and lodging from Sunday evening till Friday afternoon 1330 Rand.
Application for partial sponsorship can at the beginning of the workshop.
Aims of the 2012 workshop:
It is one of the aims of this workshop to enlarge and consolidate the existing study group presently consisting of 25 participants. We intend to meet annually for a 5-day workshop at Paray, which allows to explore the potential of physiotherapy and its application in resource-limited settings.
Paray, Physiotherapy Department 2012-08-1
Nt. Thuso W. Fasser and staff