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18th Feb


2016 ‘Musculoskeletal Health’ Webinar Series

Health professionals of various disciplines across the musculoskeletal health and other sectors.


To provide participants with clinically-meaningful skills and knowledge to deliver recommended care by focusing on issues relevant to the evidence-based treatment and management of people with arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions.

N.B.: The first two webinars in the series are funded by the Victorian Government and are free for Victorian primary and community health professionals.


When, what and who:
Date and time: Thursday 25 February (12.30pm-1.30pm)

Topic: Managing People with Inflammatory Arthritis
(DHHS funded for Victorian health professionals)
Presenter(s): Professor Michelle Leech, Deputy Dean, Monash Medical School


Date and time: Thursday 24 March (12.30pm-1.30pm)

Topic: Better Understanding Osteoporosis
(DHHS funded for Victorian health professionals)
Presenter(s): Dr Christopher Yates, Endocrinologist and General Physician, RMH


Date and time: Wednesday 20 April (7-8pm)

Topic: Examination of Approaches in the Management of Workers with MSK Injuries
Presenter(s): Dr Darren Beales, NHMRC Research Fellow, Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin University


Date and time: Monday 23 May (7-8pm)

Topic: Surgical Management of the Arthritic Knee
Presenter(s): Prof Ian Harris, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, UNSW


Date and time: Monday 20 June (7-8pm)

Topic: The Diagnosis and Management of ‘Lupus’
Presenter(s): Prof Eric Morand, Director of Rheumatology, Monash Health


Date and time: Wednesday 20 July (7-8pm)

Topic: Exercise is Medicine – MSK Health
Presenter(s): Assoc Prof Melainie Cameron, Sport and Exercise Science, University of the Sunshine Coast


Date and time: Tuesday 23 August (7-8pm)

Topic: Client Adherence to Treatment – How Can Health Professionals Assist?
Presenter(s): Dr Jacqui Stanford, Psychologist, Director, EmpowerRehab; Lecturer, Pain Management, Deakin University; Clinical Advisor to Victorian WorkCover Authority


Date and time: Monday 12 September (7-8pm)

Topic: The Management of Tendinopathy
Presenter(s): Dr Ebonie Rio, Sports Physiotherapist and Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Latrobe Sports and Exercise Medicine Centre, La Trobe University


Date and time: Tuesday 18 October (7-8pm)

Topic: Osteoarthritis: Translating Research into Practice
Presenter(s): Prof David Hunter, Florance and Cope Chair of Rheumatology and Professor of Medicine at University of Sydney and the Royal North Shore Hospital


Date and time: November (Date TBC)

Topic: Managing Persistent Pain in Primary Health Care
Presenter(s): Presenter TBC


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