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The Australasian Spinal Cord Injury Network

Contribution: The 2018 SCIPT MOOC is supported through the Australasian Spinal Cord Injury Network

Summary of the Organisation: A network of consumers, professionals, academics and others from Australia and New Zealand united in their vision to advance the care of people with spinal cord injuries.



Contribution: Financial Contribution to the 2018 Physiotherapy MOOC.

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.


The University of Sydney

Contribution: The University of Sydney funded the development of the website.

Summary of the Organisation: The University of Sydney is a government funded university in Australia.



Contribution: Physiopedia ran the first SCIMOOC through its website upon which this website is based.

Summary of the Organisation: Physiopedia is a not-for-profit organisation that provides open access information to physiotherapists.


International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS)

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.


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