Getting the most out of Cliniko and better understanding your AHPRA record keeping obligations

  • April 1, 2017
    13:00 – 17:00



Are you using Cliniko or considering Cliniko for your clinic management software ?

Would you like to better understand what AHPRA expects from your clinic notes ?

Would like to participate in interactive workshop on how to customise cliniko templates to increase your record keeping quality and efficiency ?


Then this workshop is for you.


Join the co-founder of Cliniko, senior developer Joel Friedlaender and Osteopath and AHRPA board consultant Dr Brian Brian Nicholls in Byron Bay on the 1st of April as the AMSN presents this workshop on how to get the most out of cliniko in your practice and also gain a better understanding of your clinical record keeping obligations under AHPRA.












Mr Joel Friedlaender



Joel co-founded and spends his days running Cliniko. A practice management system that’s used by more than 15,000 allied health practitioners in 90+ countries. Joel’s background is in software development and he’s passionate about helping small health businesses improve.

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Dr Brian Nicholls



Brian Nicholls is an Osteopath who originally trained in the UK, but has been practising in Australia for 22 years. For 16 of those years he lectured on the Osteopathic Course at Victoria University, where he taught a variety of subjects including Practice Management, and was the Course Coordinator for 3 years.

Brian has a longstanding interest in medicolegal issues, and apart from acting as an expert witness in a number of court cases, has also worked as a clinical records auditor for AHPRA and the Board. He is currently coordinating a project aimed at devising a common standard system for osteopathic record keeping, and also for auditing records. He practices on the Mornington Peninsula, where he runs a multi-disciplinary clinic with 6 practitioners.


Workshop Outline


  1. Introduction by Brian Nicholls on what makes good clinical notes ( 45 minutes )


  1. Introduction by Joel on what cliniko can do in regards to custom notes (45  min )


Short break

  1. Brian to take that info on board to discuss how one can improve their clinical notes both in level of detail efficiency of recording . ( 45 min )


  1. Joel to give a bit more info on some of the additional benefits of cliniko and answer questions ( 45 min )


  1. group interactive workshop to help develop better templates and notes.


Optional after event dinner and networking event


For those thirsty folk the AMSN will be heading to the Byron Bay Brewery for some after workshop ales and perhaps a light meal from about 6:00pm. Bookings not essential for this one. If its your first trip you can order a tasting platter of all the fresh brew made on site and the food prices are very reasonable.The Byron Bay brewery is about a 10 minute easy walk from the venue if your planning on staying in town.

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Venue:   Byron Bay Services Club


132 Johnson Street, Byron Bay, 2481

The Byron Bay Services Club is centrally located in Byron Bay with many accommodation options available nearby and it’s only a short drive from either Ballina or the Gold Coast Airports. The club is about 5 minutes walk from the centre of town and is easy to find.