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October 2019

Innovations in Practice Conference 2019 – Mental Health and Behaviour in Children and Adults with Developmental Disabilities – featuring Dr. Ross Greene and Dr. Temple Grandin

October 9 - October 10
Edmonton Inn & Conference Centre, 11834 Kingsway NW
Edmonton,
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$375.00

LEARN ENGAGE INSPIRE Dr. Ross Greene and Dr. Temple Grandin are our keynotes at this two day conference! The term developmental disabilities (DD) refers to individuals with intellectual disability, autism spectrum disorder,fetal alcohol syndrome and related neurodevelopmental genetic syndromes. Children, youth, and adults with DD are vulnerable to high rates of general health and mental health concerns. This conference will focus on practical strategies and partnerships to optimize their potential. Our goal is to help clinicians and caregivers learn effective…

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Occupational Therapy Recovery Conference 2019 – REGISTRATION CLOSED

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

Registration is now Closed 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…

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Cognitive Demands Analysis Certificate Program, Vancouver

October 24 @ 9:30 am - October 25 @ 5:30 pm

Gowan Consulting is pleased to announce our upcoming Cognitive Demands Analysis Certificate Program, happening this October 24th-25th, 2019 in Vancouver BC! “Over the course of 2 days, the CDA certificate program effectively and efficiently enabled me to develop the skills to be able to confidently perform, and generate an objective CDA. I have taken both the CDA and CBT courses, and have found them to be thought-provoking, applicable, challenging and relevant to better assist in RTW cases.” - Krystle E.…

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Dysphagia – Basic and/or Intermediate

October 25 @ 8:30 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

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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