TITLE

Physiotherapy education -- what are the costs?

AUTHOR(S)
McMeeken, Joan
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Australian Journal of Physiotherapy;2008, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p85
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the costs of physiotherapy education in Australia. It mentions that the country is experiencing a shortage of physiotherapists since the introduction of the profession in the 1880s. It stresses the need to address issues related to resourcing education as well as the physiotherapists who contribute to education to be able to expand the workforce. It discusses the costs and challenges to the education such as the requirement for qualified staff, infrastructure and professional experiences.
ACCESSION #
32124553

 

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