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3rd European Congress on Physiotherapy Education of the European Region

Datum Donnerstag 08.11.2012–
Freitag 09.11.2012
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FH Campus Wien
Favoritenstraße 226, 1100 Wien, Österreich
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European Region of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy (ER-WCPT)

Rue de Pascale, 36
B -1040 Brussels

Tel.: +32 2 2315063
Fax: +32 2 2315064

Kooperationspartner Physio Austria, Bundesverband der PhysiotherapeutInnen Österreichs

In May 2008, the European Region of the WCPT, ER-WCPT, elected Austria to host the 3rd European Congress on Physiotherapy Education of the European Region. The first two Education Congresses took place in Estoril, Portugal (2004) and Stockholm, Sweden (2008).

Physio Austria, the Association of Austrian Physiotherapists, will be responsible for the organisation of this 3rd European Congress on Physiotherapy Education in November 2012 in Vienna.

Call for Abstracts

The Call for Abstracts for platform presentations and poster discussion sessions is now open until March 1, 2012.

Link to the Call for Abstracts section: http://congress2012.physioaustria.at/call-abstracts

New! on the congress website, information is provided to help presenters prepare for their poster discussion session and for their platform presentation. See Link above.

Abstracts are invited in the following categories:

  1. Research reports
    Research reports are presentations of original scientific data collected by the authors.

  2. Special interest reports, including professional resource materials
    Presentations of new or unique services, programmes or theories and descriptions of innovative ways in which established methods have been adapted.

Presentation Format

Research and special interest reports may be made in one of the following formats:

Platform presentations

A platform presentation is a 10 minute oral presentation of a paper to a seated audience followed by 5 minutes of question time, moderated by a chair.

Poster discussion sessions

Presenting authors have 5 minutes to discuss the key points arising from their work, using no more than 3 PowerPoint slides. After all presenters have given their brief presentations there will be an opportunity for delegates to move around the room and discuss the posters with the presenters.

Congress theme

The overall congress theme for the 3rd European Congress on Physiotherapy Education for 2012 is “Advancing the Professional Profile” with the focus on “Continuing Professional Development to promote Evidence Based Physiotherapy”.

The call for abstracts is open to any topics that fit at least one of the programme tracks.

  • Track 1: Bringing the evidence into practice; linking science and practice in education

  • Track 2: CPD – A range of opportunities, a range of new solutions in the world of lifelong learning

  • Track 3: Education and employment policies: Challenges in Europe

  • Track 4: Research on physiotherapy education: ensuring quality through assessment and evaluation

  • Track 5: Education, Transition and Specialization

Full descriptions of the programme tracks and topics assigned to each track can be found on the website: http://congress2012.physioaustria.at/themes-aims-topics

To submit an abstract please go to: http://congress2012.physioaustria.at/call-abstracts

Social events

When you register, don’t forget to book a ticket (tickets) for the welcome reception on Wednesday evening and the typical Viennese Heurigen dinner on Thursday evening.

The welcome reception will take place at the congress venue FH Campus Wien

The Heurigen Dinner will be at a typical Viennese location, the Heuriger Fuhrgasslhuber 

Veranstaltungs-Homepage: http://congress2012.physioaustria.at

Registration for the congress is now open. To register for the congress, please go to: http://congress2012.physioaustria.at/registration-tickets

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