This webinar will hear from a Margaret Ellis, an Occupational Therapist who specialises in the care and rehabilitation of young people who have sustained workplace injuries.
Margaret works as a member of a multi-disciplinary team to maximise the health outcomes of adolescents and young people injured at work.
Margaret's presentation will cover types of injuries commonly sustained in the workplace by young people, what causes those injuries, the industries in which young people are most at risk of injury, and the multidisciplinary team approach to return to work after injury.
Margaret's career has primarily been focused on the management of workplace injuries and the development of return-to-work plans for patients with a variety of medical conditions.
The most common workplace injuries encountered include musculo-skeletal disorders, amputation, burns, head injury, orthopaedic injuries, neurological conditions and psychological conditions.
Margaret has also been involved in the planning & delivering specialist programmes/training, including manual handling for carers, workers in the mining and manufacturing industries.
Margaret is also engaged as a Clinician Lecturer on the undergraduate Occupational Therapy pogrammes at Western Sydney University and the Australian Catholic University as well as graduate programmes at The Australian College of Nursing.
This webinar will be facilitated by the Adolescent and Young People Community of Interest (COI) as part of their recent commitment to delivering relevant CPD content based on member feedback.
Day: Wednesday 15 September 2021
Time: 2:00 - 3:00pm AEST
Where: via GoTo Webinars
RSVP: 12:00pm Wednesday 15 September 2021
Cost: FREE for Fellows, Members and non-members
CPD: 1 hour awarded
Image: Margaret Ellis