Courses

Western University: PTHS6001 - Critical Appraisal and Integration of Evidence into Healthcare Practice

Oct 15, 2019 to Dec 09, 2019

Description :

The ability to integrate research evidence into the practice of manual therapy is crucial to ongoing clinical effectiveness. In this online course, you will develop the skills to evaluate current research and apply research evidence in the clinical setting, through online course readings, recorded lectures, and discussion board participation. Participants will complete eight week-long modules, undertake a critical appraisal of a research article using the PICO framework and guidelines established by the Physiotherapy Evidence Database, and write a case report targeted for submission to Physiotherapy Canada.

By the end of this course you will be able to find, appraise, and apply research evidence appropriately and effectively in your own practice. This course is relevant to clinicians and educators who are currently practicing or have previous experience in manual therapy.  Course participants should expect to devote approximately 5-8 hours per week to this course.

What You Will Learn

By the end of this course the student will be able to: 

  • Demonstrate an understanding of research evidence as applied to their manual therapy practice 
  • Search for, appraise, and apply research evidence to the practice of manual therapy
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the factors that influence research use in their practice setting
  • Apply specific strategies to improve integration of research evidence in their practice

Cost : Course Fee non-credit $900.00

Date : Oct 15, 2019 to Dec 09, 2019

Location : Online Format through Western University

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Carol Kennedy's Exercise Prescription for Cervical Spine Dysfunction

Sept 21-22, 2019

Description :

Instructor: Carol Kennedy
Course Description:

 The use of specific therapeutic exercise as an adjunct to manual therapy treatment is a major component of evidence-based physiotherapy. It can be challenging to develop the appropriate exercise program for the patient with cervical dysfunction, attempting to address the many impairments involved, and yet not overload or irritate the neck.

 This course will focus on the use of exercise in the management of the patient with cervical spine dysfunction. A variety of physiological impairments: muscle performance (recruitment, motor control & strength), mobility, somatosensory function and posture will be presented, and detailed assessment particularly for the motor and somatosensory dysfunctions will be covered through practical sessions. Exercises to address each of these impairments will be discussed, demonstrated and practiced. This is not a manual therapy course and minimal manual therapy techniques will be included in order to focus our time on exercise.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the conclusion of the course, the therapist will be capable of:

• Identifying and evaluating the following cervical spine impairments of:
 • Mobility
 • Motor Performance
 • Dynamic Stability
 • Somatosensory Function
 • Posture

• Applying specific exercise interventions to address each of these impairments.

Developing a comprehensive exercise program for patients with various types of cervical spine dysfunction.
Exercise program design will be summarized through the use of a case history demonstration if time permits.

Cost : Ortho Members: $360+tax, Non-Ortho: $390+ tax

Contact : Jason Kresic – 613.797.4857 jasonkresic@gmail.com

Date : Sept 21-22, 2019

Location : Ottawa Physiotherapy and Sport Clinics (Westboro) 347 Churchill Ave., Ottawa ON, K1Z 5B8

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Level 2 Upper Quadrant Ottawa: 2019

Oct 4-6, Oct 25-27, Nov 8-10, Nov 29-Dec 1; 2019

Description :

Location: University of Ottawa - Roger Guindon Campus

Instructors: Lorraine Hendry and Patti Mondor

Promotion: $200 rebate on completion of course, cheque received on last day of course. See Promos for details 

Cost : Ortho Div Member - $1380+GST/HST; CPA Member - $1440+GST/HST; Non CPA member - $1600+GST/HST

Contact : Jason Kresic – 613.797.4857 jasonkresic@gmail.com

Date : Oct 4-6, Oct 25-27, Nov 8-10, Nov 29-Dec 1; 2019

Time : Fridays 1 – 7; Saturdays and Sundays 8/8:30 – 4/4:30

Location : University of Ottawa Roger Guindon Campus 451 Smyth Rd Ottawa, ON K1H8L1

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Level 3 - Upper Quadrant Ottawa 2019

Oct 18-20, Nov 1-3, Dec 6-8; 2019

Description :

Instructor: Lenerdene Levesque

Cost :  Ortho Div Member - $1380+GST/HST; CPA Member - $1440+GST/HST; Non CPA member - $1600+GST/HST 

Contact : Jason Kresic – 613.797.4857 jasonkresic@gmail.com

Date : Oct 18-20, Nov 1-3, Dec 6-8; 2019

Time : Fridays 1 – 7; Saturdays and Sundays 8/8:30 – 4/4:30

Location : University of Ottawa - Roger Guindon Campus

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Level 2 Upper Quadrant 2019: Kingston

September 27-29, November 8-10, November 29-December 1, December 20-22

Description :

Level 2 Upper Quadrant

Instructor: Paolo Sanzo

Location: K-Town Physiotherapy, Kingston.

Fee: Course Costs : Ortho Div Member - $1380+GST/HST; CPA Member - $1440+GST/HST; Non CPA member - $1600+GST/HST

Dates:September 27-29, November 8-10, November 29-December 1,
December 20-22

Cost : Ortho Div Member - $1380+GST/HST; CPA Member - $1440+GST/HST; Non CPA member - $1600+GST/HST

Contact : Jason Kresic – 613.797.4857 jasonkresic@gmail.com

Date : September 27-29, November 8-10, November 29-December 1, December 20-22

Location : K-Town Physiotherapy, Kingston. Address: 598 Cataraqui Woods Dr, Kingston, ON K7P 1T8 Phone: (613) 634-5878

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