Study title: current challenges faced by clinicians when assessing and managing patients with full rotator cuff tears
Given your experience and interest in shoulder disorders, we would like to invite you to take part in a research exploring the current challenges faced by clinicians when assessing and managing patients with full rotator cuff tears.
This project is part of Olivia Whelan-Henderson’s fourth-year honours project and Tom Fahey's Summer Studentship (CHARR, School of Physiotherapy - University of Otago).
We are seeking 10-20 physiotherapists who have treated at least 3 patients with full rotator cuff tear in the last 12 months and hold a current annual practice certificate with the Physiotherapy Board New Zealand.
Please find below:
- An Information Sheet which tells you about the project
- A Consent Form
- After reading the information and consent sheet, you can participate in the survey at this link https://otago.au1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eyerwam7p7yphmS
During the survey you are given the opportunity to participate in one interview via Zoom. This interview should take 30 to 45 min.
To take part
If you are interested in taking part in the study, please contact Dan Ribeiro at: Daniel.email@example.com.
Members of the research team
Tom Fahey, 3rd year Summer Studentship
Olivia Whelan-Henderson, 4th year Honours Student
Dr Meredith Perry (CHARR, Otago)
Prof Arianne Verhagen (UTS)
Dr Dan Ribeiro (CHARR, Otago)
This project has been approved by the University of Otago Ethics Committee D21/135