AEP’s in Workplace Rehabilitation Webinar

Monday, 27 November 2023 12:30pm - 2:00pm AEDT

ARPA (Australian Rehabilitation Providers Association) is excited to present an informative webinar tailored for ESSA (Exercise & Sports Science Australia) members. This webinar aims to equip Accredited Exercise Physiologists (AEPs) with comprehensive insights into the pivotal role they play in early intervention, workplace rehabilitation, and promoting the health benefits of good work.

Content & Learning Outcomes

Benefits of Early Intervention and Referral to Workplace Rehabilitation: Attendees will grasp the significance of early intervention in helping worker’s recover from workplace injuries. The webinar will emphasize how AEPs can collaborate with employers and medical professionals to identify potential issues and implement effective rehabilitation strategies.

Health Benefits of Good Work: Understanding the link between work and health is essential. The webinar will delve into the positive impact of meaningful work on physical and mental health. Attendees will gain insights into how AEPs can advocate for appropriate work rescription that promotes recovery and contributes to overall wellness.

A Day-in-the-Life of an Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP): Through real world case studies, the webinar will provide an immersive portrayal of an AEP’s typical day. Attendees will explore the varied responsibilities, including assessments, exercise prescription, and collaboration with multidisciplinary teams. Real-life scenarios will showcase how AEPs act as agents of change, enabling individuals to regain function, return to work, and return to life.

Role of AEPs in Building Capacity: The webinar will underscore AEPs’ role as integral members of the rehabilitation team. By empowering attendees with knowledge and tools, the session will enable AEPs to collaborate effectively with other healthcare professionals, employers, and clients. Participants will discover how AEPs contribute to enhancing the overall rehabilitation process and fostering a holistic approach to health.

ARPA’s webinar promises to be an enriching experience for ESSA members, expanding their horizons in the field of workplace rehabilitation and promoting the health benefits of good work. Attendees will leave with a comprehensive understanding of early intervention’s significance, the unique contributions of AEPs, and the ability to transform lives through tailored rehabilitation strategies. As the webinar dives into real-life stories and practical scenarios, AEPs will be equipped with the insights needed to make a lasting impact on individual well-being and workplace health.

Presented by Gerald Peterson, AES, AEP, and Ben Fitzpatrick, AES, AEP for the Australian Rehabilitation Providers Association (ARPA)