Recorded on: 8 February 2023
Cost: FREE
Access: 12 months 
Presented by: Dusty Quinn (Specialist Physiotherapist) 

Host: Angela Cadogan

Listen to an in-depth exploration of the issues surrounding concussion diagnosis in physiotherapy, including critical insights into clinical practice, professional challenges, and funding considerations.  

The webinar will explore the current definition of concussion and outline the key components of concussion diagnosis. 

Physiotherapists currently practice in many different areas of concussion management physiotherapists in primary care. 

However, at present in New Zealand physiotherapists are not permitted to use the ACC READ code to diagnose concussion. 

Does this current model work for primary care in Aotearoa / New Zealand?

What Will Be Covered? 

  • The current consensus statement on concussion. 
  • Physiotherapy management of concussion in New Zealand. 
  • A review of the current model in management in concussion and how improvements needed in primary care. 

Study time: 30 minutes approximately.

CPD certificate provided.


  • CPD certificate

  • Access to the recording for 12 months

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this webinar, you will:

  • The current consensus statement on concussion.

  • The key factors in recognising concussion in primary care.

  • How best to manage concussion in primary care.

1 day Practical Courses with Dusty & Bronagh Quinn

Become confident in assessing and treating the contributing factors to concussion and managing the rehabilitation process with the expert team of Dusty Quinn (Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist) and Bronagh Quinn (Neuro Physiotherapist).


Instructor Dusty Quinn

MMPty, BSc (Hons)

Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist

Dusty graduated from the University of Ulster, Belfast in 1988. After 2 years working in Manchester, England Dusty travelled for 5 months before coming to work in Whangarei, New Zealand. In 1997 Dusty completed his Masters at the University of Otago.

Dusty has taught on the undergraduate and post graduate programmes at the University of Otago. Dusty Also taught on the NZMPA programmes.

Dusty has been in many sporting teams at a regional, professional and National level. At present he still has a role with football club where he also coached for 10 years.

The executive roles carried out by Dusty include being Vice President of Physiotherapy New Zealand and President of the NZMPA. At present Dusty is the NZ IFOMPT representative and he is currently the Chair of the Stables Trust which raises funds for kids in football.

Dusty is a Life Member of Physiotherapy New Zealand.

Dusty is an Honorary Fellow of the University of Otago.