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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 education@saot.ca.

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November 2019

Lower Extremity Edema Management

November 2, 2019 @ 8:00 am - November 3, 2019 @ 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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Best Practices in Concussion Management

November 21, 2019 - November 24, 2019
Linamar, The Centre, 700 Woodlawn Rd W
Guelph, ON N1K 1G4 Canada
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$895

Shift Concussion Level 1 Course – Best Practices in Concussion Management Shift Concussion Management is a widely recognized education platform dedicated to raising the standard of care for concussion rehabilitation. Shift offers in-person and interactive training to Health Care Providers on assessment and management strategies, based on the most current and evidence-based literature and clinical expertise. The structure of our program is based around a multi-faceted approach, with several important pills for the complete management of concussion: education, interdisciplinary collaboration,…

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Psycho-Sensory Intervention: Informed and Integrated Mental Health Support Strategies for the treatment of Trauma

November 22, 2019 @ 8:00 am - November 23, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
$425

Workshop Description: This two-day workshop by Kim Barthel will provide an integrated theoretical connection about the neurological interplay between attachment, developmental trauma and sensory processing issues. Participants will develop an understanding of the use of relational attunement as a regulatory influence that supports and stabilizes the arousal and sensory processing systems. This workshop will uniquely blend the integration of attunement skills with sensory processing intervention. Therapists will learn how to put these two distinct therapeutic approaches together as a mechanism…

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FMT BASIC & PERFORMANCE – CALGARY, AB – NOVEMBER, 23-24

November 23, 2019 - November 24, 2019
$550

Until now, choices were limited if you wanted to learn how to use kinesiology tape. You had to read a book or attend an expensive class that locked you into one way of applying tape. Not anymore. FMT Basic Kinesiology Taping Certification FMT Basic introduces the evidence based approach to taping for pain*, enhancing fluid dynamics, posture, nerve entrapment and scars. FMT Basic is an evidence-informed kinesiology taping course that redefines our understanding of the effects of elastic therapeutic taping…

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January 2020

FMT BASIC & PERFORMANCE -EDMONTON, AB- JANUARY 11-12

January 11 @ 8:00 am - January 12 @ 5:00 pm
Core wellness, Core Wellness 111 Broadway Blvd Unit 100
Edmonton, AB T8H 2A8 Canada
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$550

Until now, choices were limited if you wanted to learn how to use kinesiology tape. You had to read a book or attend an expensive class that locked you into one way of applying tape. Not anymore. FMT Basic Kinesiology Taping Certification FMT Basic introduces the evidence based approach to taping for pain*, enhancing fluid dynamics, posture, nerve entrapment and scars. FMT Basic is an evidence-informed kinesiology taping course that redefines our understanding of the effects of elastic therapeutic taping…

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