A/Prof TRUDY REBBECK

FACP PhD MAppSc(Phty) BAppSc(Phty)

QUALIFICATIONS

2007   FACP (Fellow Australian College of Physiotherapists)

2007   PhD

1995   MAppSc(Manipulative Physiotherapy)

1988   BAppSc(Physiotherapy)

CURRENT POSITIONS

2009 - Present    Owner and Director, Australian Specialist Physiotherapy Education

2007 - Present   Examiner and Training Program Facilitator, Australian College of Physiotherapists

2000 - Present   Associate Professor, University of Sydney, Discipline of Physiotherapy

1999 - Present   Assessor, Medical Assessment Service, SIRA NSW

PAST CLINICAL POSITIONS

2013 - 2016   NHMRC Research Fellow

1999 - 2009   Director / Practice Principal, Bay Active Physiotherapy, Double Bay

1996 - 1999   Manipulative Physiotherapist, Hunters Hill Physiotherapy

1992 - 1994   Physiotherapist, Warringah Mall Medical Centre

1990 - 1992   Physiotherapist, various hospital positions in the UK and Germany

1989 - 1990   Graduate physiotherapist, Royal Adelaide Hospital

PAST PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

2008 - 2009   Council, Australian College of Physiotherapists

2000 - 2004   Vice President, IFOMT

1997 - 2000   National Chairman, MPA

2003   Convenor, MPA Biennial Conference, Sydney, Australia

2000   Olympic and Paralympic Physiotherapist, SOCOG

2002 - 2003   APA Representative to NHMRC Australian Acute Musculoskeletal Guidelines Group to develop guidelines for acute musculoskeletal pain

MEMBERSHIPS

2007 - Present   Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, Fellow of the Australian College of Physiotherapy

1996 - Present   Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Australia

1988 - Present   Australian Physiotherapy Association

EDUCATION EXPERIENCE, UNIVERSITY

Trudy has over 20 years of university level teaching experience. This has included subject co-ordination, lecturing, classroom and hospital based (clinical) tutoring. She has led the course development in regards to the cervical spine for both the undergraduate and graduate entry programmes in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy at Sydney University. In 2012, she was part of a team that won both a Faculty and Vice-Chancellors teaching award for this work.

At a post-graduate clinical masters level, Trudy has extensive experience in curriculum development, provision of course content, lecturing and tutoring for the MHSc (Musculoskeletal and Sports physiotherapy) at both Sydney and Griffith Universities. Both of these programmes have accreditation from the APA to allow graduates to qualify for Tier II membership of the APA.

EXAMPLES OF TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2009 - Present   Clinical Lecturer and Tutor Master of Health Sciences (Manipulative Physiotherapy) at the Discipline of Physiotherapy, University of Sydney

2000 - Present   Invited Lecturer and Tutor Masters in Sports and Musculoskeletal physiotherapy; Griffith University

PROFESSIONAL POST GRADUATE EDUCATION EXPERIENCE

Over the past 20 years, Trudy has taught on many post-graduate nationally and internationally run clinical courses in the areas of whiplash, neck pain and headache. These courses are often run by the national physiotherapy body. Below are some examples over the past 5 years.

National Courses

    The Complete & Advanced Lumbar Spine and Pelvis. 3 day course. Australian Specialist Physiotherapy Education. Sydney NSW, August 2019

    The Complete & Advanced Upper Cervical Spine. 3 day course. Australian Specialist Physiotherapy Education. Sydney NSW, March 2019

    The Complete Upper Quadrant. 3 day course. Australian Specialist Physiotherapy Education. Sydney NSW, August 2018

    The Complete & Advanced Lumbar Spine and Pelvis. 3 day course. Australian Specialist Physiotherapy Education. Sydney NSW, 4-6 May 2018

    The Advanced Upper Cervical Spine. 2 day course. Australian Physiotherapy Association. Melbourne VIC, 7 - 8 April 2018

    The Complete & Advanced Upper Cervical Spine. 3 day course. Australian Specialist Physiotherapy Education. Sydney NSW, 11-13 August 2017

    The Complete Upper Quadrant. 3 day course. Australian Specialist Physiotherapy Education. Sydney NSW, 17-19 March 2017

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