Continuing Professional Development: August 2018

Jenny Fuller attended a 1-day seminar on 1 August in Brisbane run by the HFESA (Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Australia, Qld Branch) ‘Knowledge through sharing’.  The day comprised various presentations on trending topics in ergonomics and human factors, presented by ergonomists and academic experts from related fields.  Some of the topics covered included: Case…

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Understanding Neuroplasticity: From Knowing to Doing

Dorle Minikin attended a 2 day workshop “Understanding Neuroplasticity: From Knowing to Doing” in March. Learning Objectives & Outcomes included (among other topics) the following: Review of the neuroanatomy and the human brain’s functions and structures Be able to define neuroplasticity, neurogenesis and brain reorganisation Be able to describe the brain’s development across a person’s…

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CPD News

Richard Robilliard attended Anjelo Ratnachandra’s Understanding Pain workshop on Thursday 26 October. Anjelo gave us a great insight into how to effectively educate claimants about the nature of pain as well as the Disability Model and how the cycle of how pain leads to unhelpful thoughts and behaviours is self-perpetuation (and how we can show the claimant effective…

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