Osteopathy in Older Populations: Where to from here?

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Southern Cross University in conjunction with Osteopathy Research Alliance & Osteopathy Australia present:

Experts, academics and clinicians working with older populations lead discussions on key issues affecting osteopaths. The program consists of the following:

Keynote Presentations

Speaker: Emeritus Professor Colleen Cartwright

Topic: Issues of caring for older people

Professor Colleen Cartwright is Emeritus Professor and Chair of the Human Research Ethics Committee of Southern Cross University. She has extensive teaching and research experience in ageing, ethics and medical decisions at the end of life, at national and international levels, with publications in major journals and several book chapters. She regularly runs information and training sessions for aged and community care staff and health/allied health professionals on end of life care, including advance care planning, informed consent and capacity, use of telehealth, with particular focus on the
 

Speaker: Associate Professor Peter Gonski

Topic: Geriatric assessment, including musculoskeletal assessment

Associate Professor Peter Gonski has 30 years’ experience in the care of elderly patients. He is a senior staff geriatrician in South Eastern Sydney Local Health District. His passion is the holistic management of older people and he has been very involved in the development of models of care so that patients are treated with the right treatment, in the right place, at the right time. He is the clinical stream director for aged care and rehabilitation for the Local Health District and Conjoint Associate Professor in the Faculty of Medicine, UNSW.

Interactive panel discussions:

Topic: Experiences of osteopaths working in aged care

Panellists: Leon Erdrich, Paul Purchase, & Nichole Phillips
 

Topic: Essentials for osteopaths wanting to work in the sector

Panellists: Lara Kayiwa, Care Governance Manager, Care Connect: Caring in the community, Matthew Reinbott, National Operations Manager, Encara: Institutional care

Osteopathy Australia Partners

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of providing high quality healthcare for Australians.

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