Andrea Pletikosic

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Clinical Educator Physiotherapy (Neurology)

Phone: 09 921 9161

Email: Andrea.pletikosic@aut.ac.nz

Physical Address:
AUT Integrated Health
Neurology Clinic
3 Akoranga Drive
Northcote
Auckland 0627
Postal Address:
AUT Integrated Health
Private Bag 92006
Auckland 1142

Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Physiotherapy 1988 (Germany)
  • NZ Registration 1995

Memberships and Affiliations:

Physiotherapy NZ 
Neurology Group  

Biography:

Before starting at AUT in 2016, Andrea worked at Integrated Partners in Health/ Proactive/ Auckland Concussion Clinic (Auckland; Community based neuro rehab), North Shore Hospital (Auckland; Day Ward, Rehab, Acute Neurology, Acute Medical) and Charlottenstift Stadtoldendorf (Germany; Acute Medical, acute Neurology, Outpatients Neurology, Trauma/ Orthopaedics).

Since 2004, Andrea has been involved with the Physiotherapy Board of New Zealand as an Assessor and Moderator.

Andrea was involved in implementation of exercise programmes as well as data collection for several studies at AUT and Auckland University.

Currently, Andrea is employed as a Clinical Educator in the student-led neurological Physiotherapy Clinic of AUT Integrated Health. Additionally, she assists as a Lecturer and Examiner for the Therapeutic Touch/ Moving & Handling paper and supports POMF 2 labs.

Teaching Areas:

  • Physiotherapy Practice 1, 2, 3
  • Principles of Movement and Function
  • Therapeutic Touch/Moving and Handling

Research Areas:

Research Assistant for:
  • L. Taylor (2014): The use of interactive video games for exercise in Resthome Residents
  • N. Saywell (2013-2015). Telerehabilitation to improve outcomes for people who had suffered from a Stroke
  • J. Parsons (2012): Falls and Depression
  • N. Signal (2011): Rehabilitation to improve walking following a Stroke

Schedule:

  • Post graduate Certificate in Health Professions Education
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