ALLIED HEALTH LINK ROUND UP BLOG – JANUARY 2018
Save time, get it all in one super cool place –
here are some awesome links you, as an awesome allied health
professional, need to know about right now…
Please comment or shoot me an email if you feel you would like a different area of clinical or non-clinical practice covered or if you feel there is an awesome blog / link / service / research / innovation your fellow AHP’s should really know about!!
What is 2018 going to hold for you?
What are your plans for 2018?
Based in the UK, the NICE Guidelines aim to improve health and social care through evidence based guidance.
Check out these recently updated guidelines –
Get the app & keep these guidelines in your pocket! Get the IOS app here
Functional Neurological Disorders
In Australia, one in three clients in Neurology out patient clinics have Functional Neurological Disorder. If you work in an out patient setting, you need to be across these resources for you, your colleagues and your clients…
Fantastic website with free webinars and resources! Sign up for up to date information – here at Allied Health Support, we will also endeavour to share and promote all these upcoming events
What I love about this site is the free resources for allied health professionals such as the Brisbane Functional Neurological Disorder Clinic Questionnaire and the Self-Management or Maintaining Progress template… Jump on and share with your networks!
For those living in Australia – this Functional Disorders Masterclass will be in Brisbane – dates yet to be confirmed
This blog post from the popular Flying Solo website may be just the reminder you need…
Equipment & Resources
This is a very cool website and smartphone app to enable access to healthcare providers. Free for patients, you can find and make an appointment with a healthcare provider 24/7. For practitioners, it takes care of the bookings and all that entails, for you.
Health Engine are so innovative, we have invited them to speak at our Allied Health Virtual Conference on INNOVATION IN PRIVATE PRACTICE -Feb 22 www.alliedhealthvirtualconference.com.au
In the coming few months, every Australian will have an electronic health record – unless they specifically opt out. If you are a healthcare provider or a healthcare consumer, you need to be aware of what this means!
Digital health is coming whether we like it or not! It electronically connects our different points of care so that health info can be shared securely, reducing risks for health professionals whilst creating a more efficient and effective health service for clients.
My Health Record is a core component of digital health. You can register for My Health Record here as a private healthcare practitioner
Check out this free presentation to get your head around it all here
Register for My Health Record online training here
Look out for ALLIED HEALTH SUPPORT SERVICES Virtual Exhibition BOOTH! So fun! Come & say a virtual hello…
Here’s a lovely BLOG post from Tiny Buddha
Graham, C.D. & Kyle, S.D. (2017). A Preliminary Investigation of sleep quality in functional neurological disorders: Poor sleep appears common and is associated with functional impairment. Journal of the Neurological Sciences; 378: 163-166. (accessed 13/1/18).
Lam, F.M.H., Huang, M., Liao, L., Chung, R.C.K., Kwok, T.C.Y., Pang, M.Y.C. (2018). Physical exercise improves strength, balance, mobility and endurance in people with cognitive impairment and dementia: A systematic review. Journal of Physiotherapy. 64 (1): 4-15. (accessed 13/1/18)
Zimmerman, E., Forlano, J & Gouldstone, A. (2017) Not all pacifiers are created equal: A mechanical examination of pacifiers and their impact on suck patterning. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 26: 1202-1212. (accessed 13/1/18)
de Lange, L., Coyle, E., Todd, H., Williams, C. (2018). Evidence based practice guidelines for prescribing home modifications for clients with bariatric needs. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, doi:10.1111/1440-1630.12443 (accessed 13/1/18)
Events For Allied Health Practitioners Coming UP!
16-17 Feb, London
FEB 1 – PERSONAL BRANDING & SOCIAL MEDIA
FEB 8 – VIDEO MARKETING FOR YOUR PRACTICE
FEB 13 – 2017 in REVIEW: CHANGES FOR NEUROLOGICAL PHYSICAL THERAPISTS
FEB 22 – INNOVATION IN PRIVATE PRACTICE
MAR 5 – PERSONAL PLANNING FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
Jo Muirhead’s – 12 week training & coaching course
Flinders University in Adelaide are hosting some cool professional development sessions for AHPs –
Neuroimaging for Allied Health & Nursing – Feb 26
OT Drivers Assessment & Rehabilitation – commences online Feb 28, 5 day face to face June 4-8th
Stroke Rehabilitation: Current Evidence and Future Priorities- March 16
Dementia Rehabilitation – March 22
16-17 March, Gold Coast
Check out these great links, services and resources and let us know how we can help you!
Until next time, let’s support each other! #alliedhealthprofessionsrule
Director @ Allied Health Support Services