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Occupational Therapy Australia is the peak professional body representing occupational therapists across the country.
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OTA 18h
*Announcing Keynote Speaker: Dylan Alcott* OTA is delighted to share that (3 time Paralympic Gold Medallist) will be the keynote speaker at the on 22-23 June 2020. Learn more and secure your place to see Dylan here:
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Louise Gustafsson Nov 11
I have just read that is the keynote speaker at the next year. Get your abstracts in everyone they are closing soon!
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OTA Nov 11
*Practising OTs: AHPRA Registration Renewal on 30 November 2019* If you are a practising occupational therapist in Australia, please note that the registration renewal date is 30 November. If you haven’t already renewed for the year ahead, learn more here:
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OTA Nov 10
*Registrations Close Tomorrow* This webinar will present key concepts in the delivery of OT within the intensive care unit and demonstrate implementation success through a case study. Running 21 November, register here:
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OTA Nov 8
Have you subscribed to OTA TV yet? Our refreshed YouTube channel is the place for your OT video updates and news. Offering updates from your Advocacy & Practice teams, interviews with OT researchers and informative videos, browse and subscribe here:
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OTA Nov 7
This Introduction to Adult Physical Assessment & Management workshop (Perth, 2 days) is for novice practitioners and covers inpatient & outpatient physical rehabilitation. Supported by practical workstations, case studies & clinical videos, register here:
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OTA Nov 7
In November’s Professional Practice Update, Anita Volkert explores OTA’s involvement at the GP Conference, the Aged Care Reform Conference, OTA’s current consultations, and the OT Exchange 2020. Watch the update here:
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OTA Nov 6
Presenter David Quach in action at the Introduction to Seating and Wheelchair Prescription workshop held earlier this week—a practical and hands-on approach to the assessment and prescription of wheelchair & seating equipment for daily living. Thanks for having us Brisbane!
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OTA Nov 6
* Early Bird Registrations Open* As your premier OT conference for 2020, OTA members who register during early bird save up to $420 off the standard non-member rate. Secure your place here:
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OTA Nov 5
OTA members, do you want to write for Connections? OTA’s flagship magazine is seeking members interested in sharing their learnings, knowledge and experiences as part of our 2020 editions. Learn more and browse the themes here:
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OTA Nov 4
This NSW workshop will support participants to facilitate community independence with people with a limb amputation, and cover prosthetics in relation to functional outcomes. Taking place on 2 December, register here:
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OTA Nov 3
Our friends over at the UK are beginning their celebrations today. Be sure to visit their social accounts to see how OTs around the world are promoting the profession:
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OTA Nov 2
*Registrations Close in 3 Days* Want to gain the information and skills to run your own OT practice servicing NDIS participants? Our NDIS Business Essentials webinar will provide you with the knowledge to navigate the NDIS with confidence. Register here:
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OTA Oct 31
Great to see so many thoughtful and engaging films from ACU students as part of their final year project. OTA was asked to select five videos from the project that best explored the role of OT. You can watch the videos here:
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OTA Oct 30
The National Transport Commission (NTC) is proposing a policy to address the barriers in the Australian Road Rules that currently prevent the safe and legal use of Motorised Mobility Devices (MMDs). Input on OTA’s submission here:
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OTA Oct 30
The SMH published ill-informed comments around the clinical support of those experiencing severe eating disorders. In response OTA distributed this media release to all major news outlets, defending the valuable role of OTs within multi-disciplinary teams:
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OTA Oct 30
In this series of two webinars, NDIS Assistive Technology and Home Modifications, attendees will gain the knowledge and skills to assess and prepare reporting for NDIS participants. Taking place on 19 November, learn more and register here:
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OTA Oct 29
This workshop will equip practitioners with the theory and practice required to use functional electrical stimulation with clients who have post stroke upper limb pathologies. Running in Perth on 30 November, learn more here:
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OTA Oct 28
In the latest advocacy update, OTA’s Michael Barrett discusses OT Week 2019, securing an interview with ABC Radio to promote OT, meeting Senator Eric Abetz in Canberra and provides an update on OTA’s submissions. Watch the video here:
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OTA Oct 28
Following her sold-out Melbourne course, Michelle Bihary will be running her 2-day supervision workshop in Brisbane on 25-26 November. Providing a solid theoretical basis and a rich set of practical frameworks to guide supervision practice, register here:
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