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October 2018

Occupational Therapy Recovery Conference 2018: Evidence-based Restorative Strategies – Skill Building for the Wholehearted Caring Professional

October 25 @ 8:00 am - October 26 @ 4:00 pm
Robbins Learning Centre, Royal Alexandra Hospital, 10240 Kingsway NW
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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$60 – $125 179 tickets left

SAOT members save 20% – any category of membership! Participants may register for both days or for one day if preferred.  The Edmonton Zone Occupational Therapy Practice Council is pleased to present a two-day event to addiction and mental health service providers. Our featured speaker, Lynn Festa OTR, CHT, CDWF, will provide a two-day workshop, in lecture format, with a strong emphasis on hands-on practical learning skills that can be applied to the clinical OT and educational setting immediately following…

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Women’s Health and Occupational Therapy – Pelvic Health and Maternal Mental Health

October 27 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Room 436, Orange Hub (formerly MacEwan West Campus), 10045-156 Street
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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$175 – $265 22 tickets left

This three-part workshop addresses two major areas in the exploding area of Women’s Health in Occupational Therapy – Pelvic Health and Maternal Mental Health. Part 1: Foundational Skills in Pelvic Health for Everyday Practice Urine leakage? Pelvic pain? Pelvic Organ Prolapse? Despite estimates that approximately 50 to 75% of women experience some form of pelvic health issue in their lifetime. Very few people are aware that there is evidence-based therapy to alleviate these issues in both men and women. This…

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November 2018

Smart But Scattered – Improving Executive Skills to Promote School Success

November 15 @ 9:00 am - November 16 @ 4:00 pm
Aurora Room Lister Centre Conference Centre, 11613 - 87 Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2H6 Canada
$350 – $495 21 tickets left

Youngsters with poor executive skills are disorganized or forgetful, have trouble getting started on tasks, get distracted easily, lose papers or assignments, forget to bring home the materials to complete homework or forget to hand homework in. They may rush through work or dawdle, or they make careless mistakes that they fail to catch. They don’t know where to begin on long-term assignments, and they put the assignment off until the last minute in part because they have trouble judging…

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Lower Extremity Edema Management

November 24 @ 8:00 am - November 25 @ 3:15 pm
Grey Nuns Community Hospital – Room 0647, 1100 Youville Drive W Northwest
Edmonton, Alberta T6L 5X8 Canada

Presenter: Glyn Murgatroyd, BPE, BScOT SAOT members receive a $50 discount. Lower Extremity Edema Management is a comprehensive two-day seminar focusing on developing strong foundational skills in the practice of edema management. This course covers the full spectrum from theory, assessment, technical skills of vascular and sensory assessments, compression therapy and compression stockings/systems. Participants will have an opportunity to practice vascular assessments using doppler ultrasound and photoplethysmograph machines. Vendors from 3M Canada, BSN Medical and Market Drugs Medical will be…

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February 2019

Seating & Mobility – Adult and Geriatric Populations

February 23, 2019 @ 8:30 am - February 24, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
Maple Leaf Room Lister Conference Centre University of Alberta Edmonton, AB, 87 Avenue and 116 Street
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
$105 – $465 71 tickets left

Register for one or both days! Therapy Assistants can attend for 50% off the registration fee when attending with their OT! Day 1 – February 23, 2019 It IS More Than 4 Wheels!: How The Mat Assessment Influences the Prescription of Seating and Mobility Devices in the Adult Population Session Level: Beginner – Intermediate Learning objectives: • Describe surfaces on which to complete a hands on Mat Assessment • List three components of three-point positioning • List three components of…

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