Category Archives: CPD

Cadbury Schweppes Pty Ltd v Davis [2001] NSWCCPD 4 (31 January 2011) – When does case management turn into bullying?

This is a case from the Worker’s Compensation Commission of NSW that everyone working in Occupational Rehabiliation or Injury Mangement should be aware of. It is a NSW case but the same law potentially applies in other states.You can read … Continue reading

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Online Forums and Have You Voted Yet!?!

On-Line Forums – Are They a Waste of Time?
How many of us spend time on online forum? I know at different times I have spend too much time talking to people I didn’t even know! This is crazy so I don’t do it any more but I do think there is a professional role for online forums. A professional discussion can take place as easily on line as in person. The benefit of doing it on line is that it is recorded and that other people from far and wide can contribute. This can be a really positive process. How much do you learn from professionals around you? Well that can happen on line too! Continue reading

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Students with disabilities

Students with Disabilities The government has recently announced additional funding for students with disabilities specifically to help disabled children finish their school education. See here. I was delighted to read that this funding would allow schools to use the money … Continue reading

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Report of Information Session for National Registration of Occupational Therapy

As promised I attended the information session about National registration of OTs at Westmead Hospital. It was great to be in the company of so many other OTs! For other rehabhub readers I will post on more general rehab/injury management … Continue reading

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CPD Requirements for Occupational Therapists

The professional association has introduced a requirement for CPD in anticipation of what the registration board would do. If you do not fulfill the requirements then you are not able to be a member of OT Australia (with some exceptions but that is the gist of it). The registration board has also released its CPD requirements. If you fail to meet the requirements of the registration board, your ability to practice will be effected. Ultimately it is possible that you could be prevented as practicing as an OT in Australia. Initial registration does not depend on the completion of the CPD points.
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