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Basic Neurological Assessment 2022

March 11 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

This course is centred on Basic Neurological Assessment and aiming to provide attendees with a greater depth of understanding of why and how specific assessment components are undertaken by Occupational Therapists working with individuals with a neurological condition.  The course also aims to provide a practical understanding of what the assessment results represent and how they will link to Occupational Therapy intervention.

The course will cover: 

• The basis of why Neurological Assessment is important in Occupational Therapy practice 

• What components make up a thorough Occupational Therapy Initial Neurological Assessment 

• How to implement an Initial Neurological Assessment including practical application of techniques 

• The analysis of assessment findings, as they relate to Occupational Therapy practice 

• How to link assessment findings to intervention 

On completion of the course, attendees will be armed with the practical knowledge of how to complete a Basic Neurological Assessment and how to connect it to Occupational Therapy practice. 

About the Presenter 

Since graduating from Curtin University in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy, Carlo Divita developed his skills in Neurological Assessment working at Royal Perth Hospital and Fiona Stanley Hospital in the areas of acute neurosurgery and neurology, stroke rehabilitation and acquired brain injury rehabilitation. Most notably across his career he has spent six years as a Senior Occupational Therapist on the State Acquired Brain Injury Rehabilitation Services unit, helping to influence its development as one of the most well-regarded specialist brain injury units in Australia. 

He completed a Master of Clinical Rehabilitation in Neurological Occupational Therapy, from Flinders University in 2015 and has been recognized for his level of expertise in this area, publishing a research paper and presenting at multiple state and national conferences. 


Pagoda Conference Room, Pagoda Resort, 112 Melville Parade Como 

Early Bird before 11/2/22 

Member $200 

Rural/Remote Member $150 

Student $100 

Non-member $395 

Standard Rate after 11/2/22 

Member $250 

Rural/Remote Member $187.50 

Student $120 

Non—member $395 

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March 11
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Event Category:


WA Occupational Therapy Association


Pagoda Ballroom, Pagoda Resort
112 Melville Parade
Como, Western Australia 6152 Australia
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