Physiotherapist belongs to the occupation unit group of 2525 PHYSIOTHERAPISTS and is a Skill Level 1 occupation in Australia. In other words, a physiotherapist must have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1). Registration or licensing is required.
Assesses, treats and prevents disorders in human movement caused by injury or disease. Registration or licensing is required.
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Skills Assessment Authority:
The Australian Physiotherapy Council (APC) is the designated authority for assessing skills and competencies related to the occupation of physiotherapist for the purpose of migrating to Australia.
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1). Registration or licensing is required.
- administering muscle, nerve, joint and functional ability tests to identify and assess physical problems of patients
- designing treatment programs to address patients’ problems
- treating patients to reduce pain, improve circulation, strengthen muscles, improve cardiothoracic, cardiovascular and respiratory functions, restore joint mobility, and improve balance and coordination
- using the therapeutic properties of exercise, heat, cold, massage, manipulation, hydrotherapy, electrotherapy, ultraviolet and infra-red light and ultrasound in the treatment of patients
- reviewing, continually monitoring, assessing and evaluating programs and treatments
- consulting with other Health Professionals as required about patients’ problems, needs and progress
- instructing patients and their families in procedures to be continued at home
- recording treatments given and patients’ responses and progress
- developing and implementing screening and preventative health promotion programs
Australian Visa Options for 252511 PHYSIOTHERAPIST
This occupation has access to the following Australian immigration programs:
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