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Webinar #4: Chronic Disease Prevention – Role of Physiotherapy (Part 1)

16 August 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Date: 16 August 2018 Time: 8.00 pm to 9.00 pm (Singapore time) Registration fees: SPA Student Member – Free SPA Member – $5 Non-member – $10 Registration Details: Payment must be made to confirm your registration. An acknowledgement will be emailed to you at your registered email with the payment details. If you did not receive an acknowledgement within 3 days from your registration, kindly email: education@physiotherapy.org.sg. Closing date for Registration: 2 August 2018 .     Synopsis Non Communicable Disease (NCD) or Chronic Disease Prevention – Role of Physiotherapy (Part 1) The World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) believes that physical therapists are equipped through their education to meet the needs of people with or at risk of NCDs or chronic disease. In a statement in 2015, WCPT states that Physical therapists are abe to provide evidence based interventions that can reduce the incidence of NCDs and associated disability and mortality; playing a vital or pivitol role in preventing and managing NCDs. However in a changing landscape we are often doubtful and challenged in our roles managing NCDs when our essential core modules are musculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary and neurorehabilitation. Further, with sports and exercise sciences becoming more popular degrees, these graduates are taking up roles to manage injuries, sports coaching and exercise prescription or supervision for both healthy and diseased populations. As Physiotherapists, we need to know our strengths and roles we can play to benefit clients placed in our care, as well as work together with fellow allied health professionals to […]

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