Preparation for Australian Physiotherapy Council Musculoskeletal Exams

Private or group tutorials are available to assist an overseas physiotherapist in preparing for the musculoskeletal clinical examination.

Tutorials are organised on a needs basis. They mainly involve discussion with the tutor as well as clinical feedback on manual skills and approaches.

Mock exams with patients can be organised for students and feedback will be extensively discussed.

Resources are available to increase the understanding of practice of musculoskeletal physiotherapy in Australia.

Topics covered include:

  • Physiotherapy practice in Australia and expectations
  • Essential elements of the subjective assessment
  • Communication errors and techniques to reduce them
  • What constitutes a safety breach in assessment or treatment?
  • Objective assessment, hip, knee, ankle, spine, upper limb
  • Clinical reasoning
  • Treatment approaches