Physiotherapy workshop

PARAY MISSION HOSPITAL AND SCHOOL OF NURSING

P.O.Box 2, Thaba Tseka, 550 Lesotho

 

A 4-DAY PRACTICAL WORKSHOP FOR PHYSIOTHERAPY-NURSES AND REHABILITATION WORKERS

APPLYING BASIC PHYSIOTHERAPY SKILLS IN RURAL AREAS, IN HOSPITALS AND HEALTH CENTRES

Arrival Tuesday, 10. December
Workshop: Wednesday 11. – Saturday 14. December 2019

Place: Paray Mission Nursing School and physio centre, Thaba Tseka

 

KEY TOPICS OF WORKSHOP 2019

– Physiotherapy all around TB
– Teaching Physio skills in homebased care for village health workers
– More about strokes
– Physio exercises for everyday practice

Program overview:
Tuesday 10. December 2019, arrival in the afternoon,
19.00 – 20.30: welcome, presentation and introduction to the study days

Daily schedule Wednesday to Friday:

8.00 morning reflection

8.15 – 9.00 physiotherapy exercise class

9.00 – 10.00 physiotherapy key lecture 10.00 question time

10.15 coffee break

10.45 – 12.00 physiotherapy practical class

12.00 lunch

14.00 applied physiotherapy with case demonstrations

15.15 coffee break

15.30 self treatment and home based physiotherapy in common clinical conditions

16.00 problem solving round-table (group discussion about daily difficulties when applying physiotherapy. Creation of resource based empowerment-strategies to overcome the identified daily obstacles)

16.50 evening reflection

Saturday, 14. December 2019:

Studies till 12.00
Departure after lunch

Application and Requirements:
This workshop is designed for participants who have at least some basic experience in applying physiotherapy skills. Newcomers can still apply and basic teaching will be provided to them. An extension of the study days will be possible.
A written application can be sent to info@physioinlesotho.ch, until latest 15. November 2019. Later applications cannot be accepted.
Or also directly to the Physiotherapy Department, Paray Hospital P.O.Box 2, Thaba Tseka.

Teachers:
Thuso Wolfgang Fasser, Switzerland, double qualified physiotherapist SRK, MMACP, LMDPC specialised in basic physiotherapy in rural areas, assessment and rehabilitation for disabled children, music therapy and natural medicine
Ina Franzen, Switzerland, qualified physiotherapist

Accommodation:
The participants will be accommodated at the compound of Paray Mission Nursing School.

Requirements:
The participants are kindly asked to bring their professional uniform for teaching on the bedside, suitable clothing for the physiotherapy exercise class and their personal anatomy book.

Costs:
The contribution of each participant is Rand 1’000. The rest of the costs, for board, lodging and teaching material is offered by the Swiss initiative: www.physioinlesotho.ch

The invitation is open to members of any health institution of the government or private sector.

with bests regards

Thuso Wolfgang Fasser

Tel. (WhatsApp) +41 79 512 78 21 15. September 2019

 

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