Courses

AIM Level 2 Lower - ON EAST, Fall 2024

Description :

Course Dates:

Tuesday October 8th

6pm – 8:30pm (Online/Virtual)

Tuesday October 15th

6pm – 8:30pm (Online/Virtual)

Saturday October 19th

8:30am-4:30pm (In-Person)

Sunday October 20th

8:30am-4:30pm (In-Person)

Tuesday October 29th

6pm – 8:30pm (Online/Virtual)

Tuesday November 5th

6pm – 8:30pm (Online/Virtual)

Saturday November 9th

8:30am-4:30pm (In-Person)

Sunday November 10th

8:30am-4:30pm (In-Person)

Tuesday November 19th

6pm – 8:30pm (Online/Virtual)

Thursday November 21st

6pm – 8:30pm (Online/Virtual)

Saturday November 23rd

8:30am-4:30pm (In-Person)

Sunday November 24th

8:30am-4:30pm (In-Person)

Tuesday December 3rd

6pm – 8:30pm (Online/Virtual)

Thursday December 5th

6pm – 8:30pm (Online/Virtual)

Saturday December 7th

8:30am-4:30pm (In-Person)

Sunday December 8th

8:30am-4:30pm (In-Person)

Exam Window: Week of December 9th

6:00pm - 8:30pm - Online/Virtual, MCQ EXAM

** in addition to the course times listed above, there will be some hours at-home self study assigned PRIOR to each course weekend.

Registration closes: September 17th, 2024

Registration deadlines are in place to ensure the integrity of the course being offered. Therefore, a $50 late fee will be applied to any student who wishes to register once the registration deadline date has passed.

ATTENDANCE FOR ALL CLASS TIME IS MANDATORY. IF YOU CANNOT ATTEND THIS COURSE IN ITS ENTIRETY YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO REGISTER & CANNOT BE GIVEN CREDIT FOR THE COURSE.

Course Cost:

$1695.00 ($1500 + $195.00 H.S.T.) (Orthopaedic Division Member)

$1949.25 ($1725 + $224.25 H.S.T.) (CPA Member)

$2090.50 ($1850 + $240.50 H.S.T.) (Non-Member)

Registration will be refunded in full if the course is cancelled by the participant more than a month prior to the start of the course, less a $25.00 admin fee.

A $250.00 cancellation fee applies if you cancel your registration within a month of the start of the course. Once the course has started no refund can be issued.

** Proof of completion of Level 1 is required to begin the course. Please be able to produce the certificate upon request, but you do not need to bring to class.

The New Orthopaedic Division e-Manuals (online) are the required reference materials for this course.  The fee for the e-Manuals is a ONE-TIME fee of $125.00+tax which grants you access to the clinical techniques manual for the highest Level of course you have participated in, as well as the e-Theory Manual. Your access to the "living" updated versions of the manuals will remain in place as long as you participate in an AIM Level Course every two years. If two years lapse since your last course with us, you will still have access to the manuals, but not their future updated versions.

If you have never paid the $125.00 fee you will be provided with instructions to complete the purchase about 2-4 weeks before the start of the course.

If you have paid the $125.00 previously (including at Level 1) your access/permissions will automatically be upgraded about 2-4 weeks before the start of the course.

There are also recommended text books along with the new e-manuals.  You can start looking to purchase the following texts to compliment:

Moore’s Clinically Oriented Anatomy 8th edition – Keith Moore, Arthur Dailey, Anne Agur. Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams and Wilkins 2014.

Grieve’s Modern Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy 4th Edition – Gwen Jull, Ann Moore, Deborah Falla, Jeremy Lewis, Christopher McCarthy, Michele Stirling. Elsevier 2015.

Differential Diagnosis for Physical Therapists 5th edition – Catherine Goodman, Teresa Snyder, Elsevier 2013.

COVID-19 Considerations & Further instructions from CPA:

The educators must ensure that cleaning supplies are on-site before permitting any participants into the facility.

The cleaning supplies shall be used by the students, as directed by the educators.

During the training period, each student is responsible to ensure the cleanliness of their own workspace. The student is required to clean and disinfect their workspace before and after use of the space each day.

All attendees are responsible for cleaning their own electronic devices (computers, phones, charging cords).

Each student must ensure that they fully clean and disinfect all surfaces that they use during their training session prior to their own use and again once they have completed the use of the space, equipment, or tool.

All attendees must wear a mask at all times while on-site at the training facility. All attendees must use appropriate donning and doffing procedure for masks.

Attendees must wash their hands using soap and water or use hand sanitizer upon entry and before exiting the facility. Attendees must also wash their hands with soap and water or use hand sanitizer before and after cleaning and disinfecting their equipment and before working with new people.

The requirement to wear gloves will be determined by each provincial health organization. Wearing gloves does not replace the need to perform hand hygiene and may not be required if hand hygiene is possible.

Individuals should avoid touching their eyes, face, and mouth, whether wearing gloves or not.

Attendees must arrive to the course in clean freshly laundered clothing.

Students will be required to tie back long hair.

Students will work with a designated group of 2 to 4 at all times without exception.

Students are not permitted to eat or drink on premises of course.

Items not intended for use on the floor shall not be placed on the floor at any time.

No exercises will be performed with an attendee on the floor without the use of a properly disinfected mat.

No exercises will be performed with the attendee utilizing space on the facility walls (ie wall slides, finger walk for shoulder AAROM).

Attendees are discouraged from bringing unnecessary items with them for the course – bags, coats, etc

Please closely self-monitor for ongoing symptoms and report back to the course organizer immediately if any develop.

Cost : $1695.00 ($1500 + $195.00 H.S.T.) (Orthopaedic Division Member) $1949.25 ($1725 + $224.25 H.S.T.) (CPA Member) $2090.50 ($1850 + $240.50 H.S.T.) (Non-Member)

Contact : Colleen Dorion cdorion@physiotherapy.ca

Location : Ice House, Carleton University 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario

Find More info Here : https://cpaorthopaedicdivision.arlo.co/w/on/courses/27-aim-level-2-lower-on-east-fall-2024

AIM Level 3 Lower - Kingston Fall 2024

Description :

Course Location:
KTOWN Physiotherapy
368 King St. E.
Kingston, ON. 

Course Dates:
Monday September 30

6:30pm - 9:00pm (Online/Virtual)

Wednesday October 2
6:30pm - 9:00pm (Online/Virtual)

Saturday October 5
8:30am-4:30pm (In-Person)
Sunday October 6
8:30am-4:30pm (In-Person)

Monday November 4
6:30pm - 9:00pm (Online/Virtual)

Wednesday November 6
6:30pm - 9:00pm (Online/Virtual)

Saturday November 9
8:30am-4:30pm (In-Person)
Sunday November 10
8:30am-4:30pm (In-Person)

Monday December 9
6:30pm - 9:00pm (Online/Virtual)

Wednesday December 11
6:30pm - 9:00pm (Online/Virtual)

Saturday December 14
8:30am-4:30pm (In-Person)
Sunday December 15
8:30am-4:30pm (In-Person)

Exam Date: Week of December 16
6:00pm - 8:30pm - Online/Virtual, MCQ EXAM


Registration closes: September 9, 2024

Registration deadlines are in place to ensure the integrity of the course being offered. Therefore, a $50 late fee will be applied to any student who wishes to register once the registration deadline date has passed.

ATTENDANCE FOR ALL CLASS TIME IS MANDATORY. IF YOU CANNOT ATTEND THIS COURSE IN ITS ENTIRETY YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO REGISTER & CANNOT BE GIVEN CREDIT FOR THE COURSE.

Course Cost

$1695.00 ($1500 + $195.00 H.S.T.) (Orthopaedic Division Member)
$1949.25 ($1725 + $224.25 H.S.T.) (CPA Member)
$2090.50 ($1850 + $240.50 H.S.T.) (Non-Member)

Registration will be refunded in full if the course is cancelled by the participant more than a month prior to the start of the course, less a $25.00 admin fee.
A $250.00 cancellation fee applies if you cancel your registration within a month of the start of the course. Once the course has started no refund can be issued. 

** Proof of completion of Level 2 Lower is required to begin the course. Please be able to produce the certificate upon request, but you do not need to bring to class.

The New Orthopaedic Division e-Manuals (online) are the required reference materials for this course.  The fee for the e-Manuals is a ONE-TIME fee of $125.00+tax which grants you access to the clinical techniques manual for the highest Level of course you have participated in, as well as the e-Theory Manual. Your access to the "living" updated versions of the manuals will remain in place as long as you participate in an AIM Level Course every two years. If two years lapse since your last course with us, you will still have access to the manuals, but not their future updated versions.

If you have never paid the $125.00 fee you will be provided with instructions to complete the purchase about 2-4 weeks before the start of the course.

If you have paid the $125.00 previously (including at Level 1) your access/permissions will automatically be upgraded about 2-4 weeks before the start of the course.

There are also recommended text books along with the new e-manuals.  You can start looking to purchase the following texts to compliment:

  1. Moore’s Clinically Oriented Anatomy 8th edition – Keith Moore, Arthur Dailey, Anne Agur. Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams and Wilkins 2014.
  2. Grieve’s Modern Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy 4th Edition – Gwen Jull, Ann Moore, Deborah Falla, Jeremy Lewis, Christopher McCarthy, Michele Stirling. Elsevier 2015. 
  3. Differential Diagnosis for Physical Therapists 5th edition – Catherine Goodman, Teresa Snyder, Elsevier 2013.

Cost :

Contact : Colleen Dorion cdorion@physiotherapy.ca

Find More info Here : https://cpaorthopaedicdivision.arlo.co/w/on/courses/19-aim-level-3-lower-on-east-kingston-fall-2024

Introductory/Advanced Vestibular Rehab Course

Introductory Vestibular Rehab Course: Friday July 26 th, Saturday July 27 th, 2024 / Advanced Vestibular Rehab course Sunday July 28 th, 2024

Description :

Instructor: Bernard Tonks

Introductory Vestibular Rehab course

 A comprehensive, evidence based introductory course.

Course Content:

  • General anatomy of the vestibular system
  • Pathophysiology of vestibular disorders
    • Etiology
    • Signs & symptoms of unilateral vestibular lesions (UVL), bilateral vestibular lesions (BVL), and benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV)
  • Differential diagnosis of the dizzy patient
    • Cervicogenic dizziness
    • Whiplash & the dizzy patient
    • VR and concussion
  • Critical Elements of the clinical examination:
    • Oculomotor exam
    • Motion sensitivity testing
    • Balance and gait assessment
  • BPPV assessment and treatment
  • Treatment of UVL and BVL
  • Case studies and practical time, lots of video

Advanced Vestibular Rehab course

This one day course is appropriate for therapists who have taken an introductory course and either have not had the opportunity to implement their knowledge extensively or would like to review and enhance their skills.

Course Content:

·  A review of the assessment and treatment of BPPV, UVL and BVL clients. Lecture and practical sessions.

·  Pathophysiology of selected otologic and non-otologic causes of dizziness not reviewed in detail during the introductory course. Examples: central dizziness, (migraine associated vertigo), and SCD. In particular, the role of vestibular rehab in concussion management will be presented

·  Advances in the assessment and treatment of these pathologies as well as cervicogenic dizziness

- Videos of nystagmus and oculomotor findings

·  A variety of case studies will be presented

- Review quiz

Introductory Vestibular Rehab course

Friday July 26th, 2024 From 12:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Saturday July 27th, 2024 From 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Advanced Vestibular  Rehab course

Sunday July 28th, 2024 From 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Intro course fee: $550 (plus $71.50 (HST)  Total $621.50

Advanced course fee: $325 (plus $42.25 HST) Total $367.25

Take both courses and receive a $50 discount

 Combined course fees: $825 (plus $107.25 HST) Total $932.25

For further information contact

Bernard Tonks: http://www.vestibular-rehab.com

Registration: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfx22aDcm75mwOlPfjoFN0BfPNmUAsrltPDKVhcw4qUEU1Cbg/viewform

Cost : Intro course fee: $550 (plus $71.50 (HST) Total $621.50/ Advanced course fee: $325 (plus $42.25 HST) Total $367.25/Combined course fees: $825 (plus $107.25 HST) Total $932.25

Contact : Bernard Tonks: http://www.vestibular- rehab.com

Date : Introductory Vestibular Rehab Course: Friday July 26 th, Saturday July 27 th, 2024 / Advanced Vestibular Rehab course Sunday July 28 th, 2024

Time : Friday July 26 th, 2024 From 12:30 pm to 8:00 pm, Saturday July 27/Sunday July 28 th , 2024 From 8:30 am to 4:30 pm th , 2024 From 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Location : Barrhaven Physiotherapy Clinic Located in Barrhaven Court 35 Larkin Dr, Nepean, ON K2J 2T2 https://g.co/kgs/KffnW9F

Find More info Here : https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfx22aDcm75mwOlPfjoFN0BfPNmUAsrltPDKVhcw4qUEU1Cbg/viewform