EDS ECHO Allied Health Professionals Australia Application

This is a free program for healthcare professionals worldwide, across all disciplines who want to improve their ability to care for people with EDS, HSD and associated symptoms and conditions.

Please complete the application form below to apply for a place on the EDS ECHO Allied Health Professionals, Australia Program.

EDS ECHO Allied Health Professionals, Australia – Program Details:

The EDS ECHO Allied Health Professionals program is a free program for Allied Health Professionals from all over the world, run from three hubs in North-America, Australia, and the UK and Europe.

This program is suitable for Physical Therapists, Podiatrists, Clinical Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Dieticians, and Nutritionists.

Clinical experts run a program via the Zoom teleconferencing platform. Each session is 1hr 30 minutes in length., and is led by Robyn Hickmott from Perth, Australia.

Participants are able to share their cases and questions in the sessions and will be guided to further educational materials and support.

Program: EDS ECHO Allied Health Professionals, Australia Clinical Lead: Robyn Hickmott
Date & Time: Tuesdays at 5:00pm – 6:30pm AWST

Module 4: Upper Quadrant Injury and Dysfunction in EDS and HSD (4 sessions)

  • Thoracic spine and ribs
  • Cx and Pathoneurodynamics: assessment and management
  • Shoulder dysfunction: assessment and management
  • Elbow, Wrist, and hand/writing and hand function: assessment and management
  • April 26, 2022
  • May 3, 2022
  • May 10, 2022
  • May 17, 2022

Module 5: Lower Quadrant Injury and Dysfunction in EDS and HSD (3 sessions)

  • Lx, hip, and pelvis: assessment and management
  • Knee: assessment and management
  • Ankle and foot: assessment and management
  • August 16, 2022
  • August 23, 2022
  • August 30, 2022


PLEASE NOTE – Session dates and topics are subject to change.

The program content is currently only presented in English.

We will use a regional and system approach to cover the assessment and management of EDS, HSD, and associated symptoms and conditions across the life span.
This program is suitable for Physiotherapists, Podiatrists, Orthotists, Clinical Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Dieticians, and Nutritionists.

This is a virtual program, you will be sent a link to join the sessions which are run via the zoom platform. Once signed up, we ask that you attend a minimum of 3 sessions per module. You can catch up with the sessions you miss by watching our password protected recordings online. For all queries regarding EDS ECHO, please email our EDS ECHO Program Coordinator.

Each EDS ECHO session is worth 1.5 CME/CEU/CE credits, you will be sent a link to claim these after each session.

For more information, visit our dedicated EDS ECHO Allied Health Professionals web page.

Please complete and submit the following information to apply for a place on the program:

 

Applications are currently closed for the 2022 program. Please check our ECHO home page and social media for announcements of future program dates.

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by The Ehlers-Danlos Society and Project ECHO®.  Project ECHO® is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

EDS ECHO

AMA Designation Statement
Project ECHO® designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement
Project ECHO®, in compliance with the ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, requires that anyone who is in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships they have had within the last 24 months with an ineligible company.

None of the planners and presenters for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

Alan Hakim, MD; Stacey Simmonds; Paul Gardener; Owen Moore; Lara Bloom, Prof; Jane Schubart, MD; Rebecca Bascom, MD; Shani Weber; Robyn Hickmott;

The following planners / presenters listed below have disclosed that they have a relevant financial relationship with an ineligible company:

Nature of Relationship Name of Ineligible Company
Dr. Clair Francomano Consultant
Other Financials

Acer Therapeutics
Scientific Advisory Board, Kyani International

All of the relevant financial relationships listed for [this/these individual(s)] have been mitigated.