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Pathways tO ParTicipation - A Paediatric Rehabilitation Education Day

The Victorian Paediatric Rehabilitation Service Occupational Therapy team invites you to a professional development day at The Royal Children’s Hospital.


Topics include:




  • Introduction to VPRS




  • Overview of Cerebral Palsy – causes and motor patterns




  • Evidence based assessment and interventions (Cerebral Palsy)




  • Upper limb management – VPRS assessment, goal setting, use of Botulinum Toxin, overview of casting/splinting




  • OT role in complex medical interventions (ITB, DBS, SDR, UL surgery)




  • OT interventions – introduction to bimanual training, modified constraint and goal-directed training including case studies




  • Introduction to Chronic Fatigue program




  • OT role in inpatient rehabilitation including case studies




  • VPRS group programs




The day is suitable for Occupational Therapists, especially early career OTs, or other professionals working with children and adolescents with physical disabilities. 


Registration includes access to electronic copies of presentations, morning tea and lunch. 


Please include email address and any dietary requirements in your registration.