Clinical Skills Development Service

Course Information

Cardiorespiratory and Orthopaedic Physiotherapy (CROP)


3 day/s


On completion


Everyone $500.00 +GST


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CROP is designed to enhance communication, assessment, and clinical skills for physiotherapists working with cardiorespiratory and orthopaedic caseloads. The course is structured to maximise practical experience, through the combination of skills stations and patient simulations.

Registration for this course includes automatic access to the Cardiorespiratory and Orthopaedic Physiotherapy eLearning component. Access will be granted after payment has been received.

Who should participate

All new graduate physiotherapists and physiotherapists wishing to re-skill after a period of time working outside of cardiorespiratory / orthopaedic caseloads.


If you are an overseas qualified physiotherapist we recommend that you attend the Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy - Overseas Qualified Physiotherapists (CRP-OQP) course.


Neat casual clothing and enclosed footwear.

NSQHS Standards

S1: Governance for Safety and Quality in Health Service Organisations
S2: Partnering with Consumers
S3: Preventing and Controlling Healthcare Associated Infections
S4: Medication Safety
S5: Patient Identification and Procedure Matching
S6: Clinical Handover
S7: Blood and Blood Products
S8: Preventing and Managing Pressure Injuries
S9: Recognising and Responding to Clinical Deterioration in Acute Health Care
S10: Preventing Falls and Harm from Falls

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