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Contribution: SIRA (with icare) provides salary support to Professor Harvey which enables her to coordinate the physiotherapy MOOC with A/Prof. Glinsky.
Summary of the Organisation: SIRA regulates three statutory insurance schemes in NSW - Workers Compensation, CTP and Home Building Compensation, and also has some regulatory functions in other NSW insurance schemes including the Lifetime Care and Support and Dust Diseases schemes.
Contribution: icare (with SIRA) provides salary support to Professor Harvey position which enables her to coordinate the physiotherapy MOOC with A/Prof. Glinsky.
Summary of the Organisation: Icare is a government funded regulatory body that delivers insurance and care services to the businesses, people and communities of NSW, Australia. Icare supports the long-term care needs of people severely injured in the workplace or on the road to improve their quality of life and assist with their return to work. They provide workers compensation insurance to more than 326,000 public and private sector employers in NSW and their 3.6 million employees. In addition, they provide treatment and care to people severely injured on NSW roads and protect more than $193 billion of NSW Government assets, including the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge, schools and hospitals.
Contribution: Financial Contributions to the 2018 and 2022 Physiotherapy MOOCs.
Summary of the Organisation: SPIRIT is a charity with international reach whose mission is to improve the treatment and care of people with spinal cord injury (SCI) SPIRIT promotes education and training in the skills needed to treat SCI. SPIRIT provides grants to enable doctors, therapists, nurses, managers and other health professional to travel to SCI centres of excellence and learn new skills. SPIRIT funds those with SCI skills and knowledge to travel the world and pass on their knowledge and skills. SPIRIT organises and sponsors conferences in the UK and world wide devoted to best practice in the treatment of spinal cord injury and to aid the better understanding of SCI. SPIRIT is registered with the Charity Commission in the United Kingdom to ensure it is efficiently managed.
Contribution: The University of Sydney funded the development of the initial website developed to house the physiotherapy MOOC.
Summary of the Organisation: The University of Sydney is a government funded university in Australia.
Contribution: The MOOC is based on www.elearnSCI.org which was an initiative of ISCoS. In addition, the MOOC was setup by the Education Committee of ISCoS.
Summary of the Organisation: The International Spinal Cord Society promotes the highest standard of care in the practice of spinal cord injury for men, women and children throughout the world. Through its medical and multi disciplinary team of Professionals ISCoS endeavours to foster education, research and clinical excellence.