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September 2019

Online Graduate Certificate in Sexual Health

September 9 @ 8:00 am - December 9 @ 5:00 pm
Online, University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G4 Canada
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$1200

The 100% Online Graduate Certificate in Sexual Health is designed for current and aspiring professionals across health and education disciplines and will be of interest to those working in health, education, government and not-for-profit sectors. The aim of this program is to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to facilitate learners to become best practice professionals in sexual health and to become proficient in the sexual health field. This program provides participants with the knowledge, skills, and attributes necessary…

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Mealtime Miseries: Management of Complex Feeding Issues

September 20 @ 8:00 am - September 21 @ 4:30 pm
Healthcare Solutions, Edmonton, AB, 2nd Floor, 5920 Gateway Blvd
Edmonton, Alberta T6H 2H6 Canada
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$295.00 – $495.00 50 tickets left

Elizabeth Clawson, MS, Ph.D., LCP, HSPP and Carol Elliott, B.S., OTR/L   How does feeding, a process so integral to the child’s health and well-being, go awry? The focus of this two-day course is on the Transdisciplinary Effective Assessment and Treatment (TR-eatTM) model integrating oral motor therapy techniques and behavioral management for the treatment of complex feeding problems. It will cover innovative strategies and case examples to address oral aversion, food refusal, poor transition onto solid foods, texture grading, learning…

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October 2019

Occupational Therapy Recovery Conference 2019

October 24 @ 8:00 am - October 25 @ 4:00 pm
Robbins Learning Centre, Royal Alexandra Hospital, 10240 Kingsway NW
Edmonton, alberta Canada
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$60.00 – $125.00 174 tickets left

Do - Live - Well: Mental Health Promotion Principles and Tools for Practice The Edmonton Zone Occupational Therapy Practice Council is pleased to present a two-day event to addiction and mental health service providers that offers an opportunity to develop skills and network with peers. Presenters: Nadine Larivière, OT, PhD and   Sandra Moll, PhD, OT Reg (Ont.) “Do Live Well” is a health promotion framework developed by Canadian Occupational Therapists that is rooted in an understanding of daily activity patterns…

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Dysphagia – Basic and/or Intermediate

October 25 @ 8:00 am - October 26 @ 4:30 pm
Healthcare Solutions, Edmonton, AB, 2nd Floor, 5920 Gateway Blvd
Edmonton, Alberta T6H 2H6 Canada
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$235.00 – $525.00 88 tickets left

Day 1 - The Swallowing System: Back to the Basics October 25, 2019 Tiffani L. Wallace, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, LSVT Certified Clinician, MBSImP Registered Clinician To be able to accurately assess and develop a treatment plan for dysphagia, it is of the utmost importance to understand the system, including the muscles, central nervous system and cranial nerves.  The ability to understand the neuro-anatomy and physiology of a normal swallow will enable clinicians to more accurately complete their assessment, diagnosis and…

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November 2019

Lower Extremity Edema Management

November 2 @ 8:00 am - November 3 @ 4:30 pm

The Lower Extremity Edema Management seminar is back! This comprehensive two-day seminar scheduled for November 2-3, 2019 is focused on developing strong foundational skills in the practice of assessment and management of lower extremity edema. The seminar will cover how to recognize common conditions such as chronic venous insufficiency, lymphedema, lipedema. Participants will have an opportunity to practice vascular assessments using Doppler Ultrasound and Photoplethysmograph machines. Discussion on best practice to complete a comprehensive lower extremity assessment will be included. Principles of compression including wrapping, pneumatic pumping and…

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