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Programme

Cognitive Functional Therapy: an integrated behavioural approach to the management of disabling LBP

Itinerary
Day 1 – Fri 22nd May 2020
09.00 – 10.00   Registration
10.00 – 11.30    Making sense of LBP
11.30 – 11.40     Break
11.40 – 12.45     Making sense of LBP
12.45 – 13.45    Lunch
13.45 – 15.15    Making sense of LBP / examination
15.15 – 15.30   Break
15.30 – 17.30   CFT interventions

Day 2 – Sat 23rd May 2020
08.30-10.30   Case presentation – Patient 1
10.30-10.45   Break
10.45 -12.00   Clinical reasoning and discussion
12.00-13.00   Lunch
13.00-15.00   Case presentation – Patient 2
15.00-15.20   Break
15.20-17.00   Clinical reasoning and discussion

Day 3 – Sun 24th May 2020
08.30-10.30   Case presentations – Patient 3
10.30-10.50   Break
10.50-12.30   Clinical reasoning and discussion
12.30-13.30   Lunch
13.30-15.15   Case presentation – Patient 4
15.15-15.30   Break
15.30-16.30   Clinical reasoning & discussion / Evidence for CFT / training

 

Learning outcomes are to understand:
1 – the multidimensional nature of low back pain
2 how to utilise a multidimensional framework for the interview and examination of a person with low back pain
3 – the key components of cognitive functional therapy
4 – the evidence underpinning cognitive functional therapy

Biography – Professor Peter O’Sullivan

Peter is Professor of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science at Curtin University and a Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist (as awarded by the Australian College of Physiotherapists in 2005). He is internationally recognised as a leading clinician, researcher and educator in musculoskeletal pain disorders. With his team he has published more than 260 papers, written numerous book chapters and has been keynote speaker at over 100 national and international conferences. Peter also consults at bodylogic.physio where he reviews disabling musculoskeletal pain disorders.