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APC Clinical Exams Preparation Course MSK focus

$800.00 inc. GST

This 2-day course is designed specifically for those Physiotherapists preparing for the MSK APC clinical exam. Course attendees will also receive electronic resources to assist them with their preparation for the cardio & neuro component of the APC clinical exam. 

This course addresses the principles behind the delivery of safe, effective musculoskeletal physiotherapy assessment and treatment using appropriate clinical reasoning skills, and to the standards set by the Australian physiotherapy council (APC). 

Interested in hosting this course?  Contact us directly for further information. 

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The course tutor Sindy Rollins is a UK trained MSK physiotherapist, and has been mentoring physiotherapists through the APC process since 2012. Sindy successfully negotiated the APC clinical assessment process in 2011, and now uses her experience to assist APC candidates to effectively negotiate the musculoskeletal element of the APC clinical assessment process.


Course objectives: 


  • The assessment of the MSK patient
  • Development of MSK intervention plan
  • Appropriate outcome measures for use in the MSK assessment process
  • Facilitated learning in the practice of MSK hands-on skills
  • MSK patient goal setting.
  • Safety considerations when treating the MSK patient

How to workshops:

  • An overview of the assessment criteria/process
  • What to expect on the assessment day
  • Consideration for the documentation review
  • Effective communication in the presentation of clinical reasoning to assessors

Sindy has presented APPI Pilates courses in Perth since 2012.  She is passionate about clear clinical reasoning and the promotion of excellent communication skills in order to ensure effective application of the teaching methodology. 

Through her completion of the APC assessment process in 2012, Sindy was fortunate to meet a variety of inspiring and influential physiotherapists. This enabled her to develop the APC clinical exam preparation course, aimed at promoting effective communication skills for the clinical assessments and encouraging the development of a positive learning experience through participation in the process.   

Sindy’s background in movement re-education and manual therapy makes her well suited to her work in musculoskeletal rehabilitation and she has a special interest in the upper limb.

On registration for the course, candidates are issued a resource USB that includes essential pre-reading material. This will be posted out to you upon enrolment. 

Unite Health
18 St Edmonds Road, Prahran, VIC, 3181
All courses run 9am-5pm each day