This tour and cruise is designed to follow on from the WCPT General Meeting and Congress, which will be held in Geneva from 10-13 May 2019. Both tour and cruise are open to all, whether you attend the Congress or not.
This tour and cruise takes you to some of the loveliest parts of Italy, Greece and Croatia. It combines a full cultural itinerary with a professional visit and lectures on the cruise. From Geneva, take the train on a beautiful journey to Milan, passing the shores of Lake Leman and rolling vineyards. Spend two nights in the stylish hub of Milan and visit the famous Duomo, La Scala Opera House and galleries, as well as taking a food tour around the city with tastings. Visit a local physiotherapy practice in Milan before taking the train to Padua. Tour this historic city with visits that include the oldest anatomical theatre in the world. Take the train to Venice and spend a night in the beautiful city of canals before boarding your cruise ship to sail into the Adriatic Sea.
During your time at sea, listen to CPD lectures on board. First stop is the elegant port of Bari, where you can explore the narrow streets and artisan shops in the old town. Continue to Corfu and onto Santorini with its tumble of white buildings and spectacular caldera. Onto vibrant Mykonos and then to Dubrovnik, the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’ with its magnificent walled old town and timeless grace. Your cruise finishes back in Venice, where you will disembark.
Libby Soderholm is an experienced sports physiotherapist and business owner with over 25 years’ experience. She owns and manages 2 large busy practices in Western Australia; Grange Physiotherapy in Rockingham and Mandurah Physiotherapy. Grange Physiotherapy has been the recipient of a variety of small business awards in 1999 and 2012. Both clinics are involved in student placements and new graduate mentoring programs.
Libby currently consults for complex cases and is Managing Director at Grange and Mandurah physiotherapy clinics. She was a sports physiotherapist at the 2000 Sydney Olympics. In 2001 she was the proud recipient of the Kim Beasley “Service to the Community” Award.
Libby is currently the WA representative and vice chair on the National Physiotherapy Business Australia Committee, and is on the board at Kolbe Catholic College in a governance capacity. She works with the Australian Physiotherapy Board on the Registrations and Notifications Committee.
Libby is currently the Australian representative of IPPTA (international Private Physical Therapy Association) which is a subgroup of WCPT (World Confederation of Physical Therapy). She has been involved with mentoring, and lecturing to students, new graduates and business owners, and has an interest in new graduates being prepared for private practice.
Libby’s passion is good management in small business. She has a Diploma in Small Business Management and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. She is involved in business consulting and lecturing and has also authored national resources for both clinical and business education. She feels strongly that physiotherapy practices should be thriving entities if managed correctly and the focus is on good clinical and customer service.
Libby has 4 children and enjoys music.
Cabin prices from USD $2,997 pp sharing (excluding international flights and transfers)