Course Information

Course Information

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City: Truro, NS  Dates: Apr 4 – 7, 2019
Type: Part C Course #: CA19C002
Instructor: Audrey Long
PT, Dip MDT, Spec. MSK
Course Cost:
*Seq Crs / Early Pay:
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Colchester East Hants Health Centre
600 Abenaki Road
Truro, NS B2N 5A1
Cosponsor: Hillie de Vries
Colchester East Hants Health Centre

*Sequential Course, Early Registration/Early Pay Cost

Schedule and Other Important Information (if applicable)

This course is CONFIRMED. Eligibility Part A or higher. This is a 4-day course. This course does not have an online component. The tentative schedule for this course will be as follows: Day 1 (Thu) 8.00am - 5.15pm, Day 2 (Fri) 7.45am - 5.15pm, Day 3 (Sat), 7.45am - 5.15pm, Day 4 (Sun) 7.45am - 1.15pm. Refreshments during break periods will be supplied. We will do our best to provide a variety of break items but if you have special dietary needs you may want to bring your own suitable break items. Lunch will be at your own expense.

Course Outline includes: Advanced knowledge and skills to more effectively achieve centralization of pain and recovery of function * More complex lumbar patient demonstrations, analysis and discussion * Advanced clinical reasoning, case studies * Refinement of hands-on skills: direction-specific overpressure and mobilization * Enhanced patient empowerment skills * Differentiating lumbar, sacroiliac and hip problems * Technique practice and clinician confidence with hands-on procedures * How to use MDT to comprehensively assess lower extremity disorders * Introduction of MDT assessment and treatment for hip, knee, ankle/foot * Differentiating mechanical pain from red flags and serious pathologies * Enhanced exercise prescription confidence for the spine and lower extremities * Lower extremity patient demonstrations, analysis, and discussion