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Learning Events Occupational therapy is a diverse profession with endless learning opportunities. We list both SAOT-sponsored and non-sponsored educational opportunities and events here. Do you have ideas for workshops? Are you a trained facilitator? We want to hear from you! Email your ideas to

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April 2021

Cancer Rehabilitation Certificate

April 22, 2021 @ 8:00 am - April 30, 2025 @ 5:00 pm

Rehabilitation Strategies for Patients with Cancer Course Overview: This course on Cancer Rehabilitation is relevant to all clinicians who work in hospital, home care, or private clinic settings and treat patients with a history of past or present diagnosis of cancer. Content incorporates the pathophysiology of cancer and impact of treatment (surgery, chemotherapy, radiation) on cardiovascular, musculoskeletal and neurological systems including the development of pain, fatigue, muscle wasting, articular and skeletal dysfunction. Specific problems related to different disease sites including…

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October 2021


October 11, 2021 - June 14, 2022
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:00 pm on day 11 of the month, repeating indefinitely


Sunrise Medical hosts monthly webinars on the clinical aspects of seating and mobility. Each webinar is one hour in length and is complimentary to therapists, student therapists, and therapist assistants. A Certificate of Attendance is available after each session. Topics: October 2021 - Power Mobility Basics November 2021 - Assessment Basics - From Interview to Hands On December 2021 - Seating Essentials - Clinical Cushion Selection January 2022 - Seating Essentials - Clinical Back Support Selection February 2022 - Lightweight…

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May 2022

Vitamin N(ature): An OT’s Prescription

May 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Join Anne Robillard for a free webinar. This session will explore why and how Occupational Therapists can participate in Canada’s evidence-based nature prescription program called PaRx: A Prescription for Nature. PaRx: A Prescription for Nature 2 hours a week, 20+ minutes each time. That’s all it takes. We’re breaking ground as Canada’s first national, evidence-based nature prescription program. About the Presenter: Anne Robillard has enjoyed working for 20+ years as a Pediatric Occupational Therapist combining her Occupational Therapy and Physical…

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June 2022

Joan Toglia – Functional Cognition: Cognitive Rehabilitation Assessment & Intervention Methods

June 2 - June 3
Hotel Clique Calgary Airport, 24 Aero Cres NE, Calgary, AB
Calgary, AB T2E 7Y5 Canada
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$650 – $700

Instructor: Joan Toglia PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA Dates: Thursday, June 2 – Friday, June 3, 2022 Location: Hotel Clique Calgary Airport Cost: Early Bird Rate $650 + GST (5%) before May 1, 2022; Regular Rate $700 + GST (5%) starting May 1, 2022 Price includes handouts, breakfast, breaks and lunches. A block of rooms will be held at the Hotel Clique Calgary Airport until May 2, 2022. Please call and book your accommodation: (403) 460-9588 (front desk). Code to quote: 0604MW…

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To Be or Not to Be with Pain: Resources to Guide Practice

June 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Alberta Pain Education Collaborative (APEC) invites you to attend an educational opportunity focused on empowering health care providers with updated pain management strategies, treatments and tools. Who Should Attend All healthcare providers including physicians, physician specialists, dentists, nurse practitioners, researchers, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, pharmacists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, psychologists, social workers, dietitians/nutritionists, and kinesiologists. ​TAKE ADVANTAGE OF EARLY BIRD RATES UNTIL MAY 1 View the Itinerary Register Here

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