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The latest news from Physioplus...

New course on Patellofemoral Osteoarthritis

13 Aug 2019

Our knee specialist Claire Robertson has just released a brand new course that reviews the latest evidence on the risk factors and management approaches for the very common condition of patellofemoral osteoarthritis. This is a great short course which we recommend you check out!
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Course on Informed Consent published

13 Jul 2019

In his second course on Physioplus Dr Roger Kerry explores this key aspect of clinical practice covering the related aspects of ethics, patient centred care and also the changing legal issues that surround it. He raises very important issues that we should all reflect on! Hope you enjoy the course!
Knee crepitus

New course on Knee Crepitus released

11 Jun 2019

We are pleased to announce that a new course by Claire Robertson is now available to continue her exploration of the knee. In this latest short online course we explore knee crepitus, what it is, what are the implications for symptoms and treatment and how we should help our patients understand their “noisy knees”.
Survey

Survey of Physioplus users

11 Jun 2019

We are always looking to develop Physioplus to better serve our users. To help us with this task we are seeking feedback in a short online survey. If you can spare 2 minutes please take a moment to complete this survey to let us know what we are doing well and how we can improve.

Leadership programme released

27 May 2019

Becoming a leader within your working environment, community and/or within the profession, is probably both the most challenging and also rewarding aspect of a career in physiotherapy / physical therapy. Give yourself a head start with this programme of short courses developed with Jason Giesbrecht, that develop leadership skills that are specifically relevant to rehabilitation professionals.
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Knee courses with Claire Robertson

25 Apr 2019

If you are working with clients with knee conditions we think you will find these two new short courses on the fat pad and patellofemoral pain extremely useful. We are very excited to announce that we have been working with Claire Robertson, an internationally respected knee specialist, to develop these courses and will be adding more in the future to form a comprehensive knee programme.

Use Physioplus as a portfolio

4 Apr 2019

We are very excited to announce the launch of new feature on the Physioplus platform which adds the ability to use your account activity log as an eportfolio for recording your learning activities that happen in the “real world”! Read more about this new facility in the related Physiospot post.

2 new courses on running

15 Mar 2019

We are excited to have just released 2 short courses related to the assessment and rehabilitation of running athletes. These have been developed in partnership with Ari Kaplan and Doug Adams of the Association of Clinical Excellence and offer a great introduction to this complex topic.
Anterior cruciate ligament structure and function online course

ACL rehabilitation programme available

28 Feb 2019

The eagle eyed among you will probably have noticed a series of 4 ACL rehabilitation related courses have been released recently. We are delighted to have been working with internationally recognised specialist Luke O'Brien to develop these courses on this important topic, and we hope that you will find them equally enjoyable and educational...

Motivational interviewing

3 Feb 2019

We are excited to release the first course by Mandy Roscher which provides an introduction to Motivational Interviewing (MI). This will introduce you to a set of communication techniques and skills that are key tools in facilitating sustained behaviour change in your patients, which will ultimately greatly improve outcomes in their management. We hope you enjoy the new course!

Physical activity programme released

13 Jan 2019

We have been very busy working on an update to our original, very popular course exploring physical activity and the associated role of the physiotherapy profession. Today we are very excited to announce that we have now released this completely revised programme consisting of 5 separate courses giving an even more comprehensive review of this extremely important topic. Check the new programme using the link below!

Welcome to 2019!

1 Jan 2019

We hope that you had a great break and are now fired up and ready to make 2019 a year to remember! We have lots of new courses in the pipeline and we are starting these off with the release today of our Ethics programme. This involves four separate courses which combine to provide a comprehensive introduction to the very important topic of ethics in clinical practice. We suggest you start with the first course on ethical principles and values and progress from there as far as your curiosity takes you...
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Ankle instability with Cailbhe Doherty

16 Nov 2018

We have many new exciting courses in the pipeline for the next few months. For now we want to highlight the recently released Chronic Ankle Instability Risk Identification course by popular presenter Cailbhe Doherty. This course provides an overview of the latest research to help clinicians tackle this unfortunately common condition. We hope you enjoy the course!

Four wheelchair courses all now available

24 Sep 2018

We have now released all four wheelchair service provision related courses which you can find on the courses page. Please note that trial account users will have access to these courses until Oct 31st. After this date the courses will remain on the Physioplus site but only full account holders will retain access. We hope you enjoy these courses and recommend you use the related forum topics to connect with all the participants from around the globe who are taking part...
wheelchair training online course

First wheelchair related course now available

3 Sep 2018

It's finally here! The first of the four wheelchair service provision open courses for 2018 is now available and you can begin this course at any time. There are separate versions of these courses available in both english and french languages. Look for the different links in the courses list below, or on the Courses page to enter the course suitable for your language needs. Please note that while there are no course deadlines, holders of trial Physioplus accounts have free access until the end of October. After this date course access will remain available for full Physioplus users.

Physitrack offer

29 Aug 2018

We are very excited to announce a new partnership with Physitrack which allows Physioplus members to use the world leading exercise and patient engagement platform for just £60, a massive 50% discount. This offer is available to both trial and full Physioplus users in September!

Three new neck pain related courses from Chris Worsfold

10 Jul 2018

We are extremely pleased to announce that we have now just released three new short courses from Chris Worsfold. Chris is one of our most popular presenters and his video presentations in these courses are a pleasure to watch and full of insights and useful tips for clinicians tackling neck conditions. We hope you enjoy these new courses!

Pharmacology in Pain Management

30 May 2018

We are excited to release the first of two pharmacology related short courses. This first course reviews different pharmacological pain management drugs including the actions and side-effects that are important to understand as a practising physiotherapist. We hope that you find this course interesting and useful!
Ethical principles and values for physiotherapists and physical therapists

First ethics course released

30 Apr 2018

We are very excited to release the first in our series of four ethics courses. This course introduces ethical principles and values. Ethics is something which concerns us all, in the decisions we make and how we practice every day. However ethics is not something that we often spend time to consider and reflect on. Hopefully these four courses will provide an opportunity for an investigation and reflection, and will stimulate you to think about these very important issues and perhaps discuss your thoughts with your colleagues. We hope you enjoy the courses!
Thinking in nature

Two short courses on reflection now available

1 Mar 2018

Reflection is a set of skills we all need to consciously develop if we are to improve as practitioners. However this is a topic that we often struggle with and perhaps even avoid! To try to address this we took the opportunity to speak with two experienced advocates of clinical reflection. Based on these conversations we have just released two short courses where you can benefit from their advice and insights. We hope you enjoy them!