Medical Aids Subsidy Scheme provides regular education for prescribers, clients and carers. Students studying to become a health professional in any MASS designated prescriber category are also welcome to participate.
What education is available?
Most education is provided in a webinar format and these are free to attend. Workshops are also available; with a registration fee to attend.
To register for a webinar or workshop, please use the links on the PDF Education Calendar to book into events using an online bookings system. After making a booking for a webinar, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to enter the room and the calendar appointment attached. Our PDF Education Calendar details how to download The Teams app and participate in webinars using Microsoft Teams.
MASS Education Calendar
February - Ongoing: Remote Hands-On Learning: Pressure Cushions Remote Hands-on Learning Programme
This is a new education approach that commenced in 2022. Gather together a team of learners. MASS will send a selection of pressure cushions to your workplace, and work through self-paced online learning with interactive support from MASS staff. There is currently a waitlist, so please see face-to-face workshop below if you would like to complete this sooner. Refer to the information sheet to find out more. (PDF 246 kB)
Target Groups: Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Rehabilitation Engineers and Allied Health Assistants
Complete an expression of interest - this is a rolling program subject to pressure cushion pack availability.
7 June 1:00-1:30pm MASS-eApply in a Nutshell (Webinar)
Gain confidence in submitting MASS online applications. Covers prescriber registration, useful links, benefits to using MASS-eApply and viewing completed applications.
Target Group: Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Rehabilitation Engineers, Registered Nurses and Speech Pathologists
15 June 9:00-4:00pm: Introduction to Wheelchair and Seating (In-Person Workshop)
Learn about how to prescribe wheelchairs and seating. In this workshop we take you through the World Health Organization’s 8 step process of wheelchair prescription: referral, assessment, selection, funding and ordering, wheelchair preparation, fitting, user training, and follow-up. Consolidate your clinical reasoning and practical skills with manual, power and tilt-in-space wheelchairs. Features include the simple mechanical assessment tool (MAT), case studies of selection and fitting, and hands-on experience with a range of wheelchairs and seating options.
Target Group: Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Rehabilitation Engineers and Allied Health Assistants
Location: 41 Southgate Avenue, Cannon Hill Qld 4170
Cost: $50 Full Price Registration, $40 Student Registration
Register to join workshop - note: numbers are limited to 24 people.
Contact MASS Education
Phone: 07 3136 3526