A game changing

Nursing Education Series

NED Night - Physiotherapy



On Thursday 28 June, Macquarie University Hospital will host the first component of it's 2018 Nursing Education Series, an evening focusing on physiotherapy.

The aim of this event is to showcase innovative practices in multidisciplinary and physiotherapy care for patients across the perioperative journey.
Presenters are academic and clinical physiotherapy staff of MQ Health, working across a range of clinical and research fields. Attendees will gain insights into current, evidence based practice, how to work with physiotherapy and allied health staff to optimise patient outcomes, and how to translate research into practice in a busy
hospital environment

Book Online

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The following speakers will be presenting:

6pm           Nia Luxton (Physiotherapist) - Where there's smoke there's fire. Smoking, vaping and surgery.

6.30pm     Associate Professor Andrew Hirschhorn (Clinical Director, Physiotherapy) - Incentive spirometry. Is the emperor wearing any clothes?

7pm          Dinner

7.30pm -   Dr Vick Ko (Doctor of Physiotherapy) - Forewarned is forearmed. Surgical prehabilitation and enhanced recovery programs.

8pm          Hannah Rutherford (Physiotherapy) - Point of care ultrasound as an adjunct to respiratory assessment in the intensive care.

8.30pm     Sally Raymond (Physiotherapist) - An oldie, but a goodie. Postoperative assessment and care of the gerontological patient

Registration and Parking

Registration is at 5.30am in the Hospital foyer, Ground Floor, Macquarie University Hospital, 3 Technology Place, Macquarie University NSW 2109.

Free parking is available in the Hospital car park. Your ticket will be validated at the end of the event.


MUH Education Team  T: 02 9812 3089   E : education@muh.org.au