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Continuing Education Courses - Dept of PT

Please circulate to all internationally educated physiotherapists and Canadian physiotherapists trained abroad preparing to challenge the Canadian Physiotherapy Competency Exams
Hello,

The Department of Physical Therapy will be offering Continuing Education Courses this upcoming Fall 2017 to Internationally and Canadian trained Physiotherapists. 

Below is the list of upcoming courses. Click on the web links for more details and registration information.

Diabetes Educator Certificate Program
A Thirteen-Week Online Certificate Program Presented by Mireille Landry, PT, MSc
September 20, 2017 - December 13, 2017
 
This fully online certificate program is designed to provide regulated health care professionals with the knowledge and skills needed to manage and educate patients with Diabetes. This course reflects competencies described in the Canadian Diabetes Educator Certification Board (CDECB) Handbook and as such will help prepare health care professionals and educators to write the Canadian Diabetes Educator Examination to become certified in Canada to work as a diabetes educator.
 
For further information or to register: Click here.
 
Electrophysical Agents for Physical Therapists
A Five-Week Online Course Presented by Dr. Sandy Rennie, PhD
October 18, 2017 -  November 22, 2017
 
Participants will explore the strengths and limitations of EPA modalities such as superficial heat, cryotherapy, shortwave diathermy, TENS, IFC, low-level laser therapy, therapeutic ultrasound, and neuromuscular electrical stimulation in light of current evidence and clinical considerations for including EPAs in patient care plans.
 
For further information or to register: Click here .
 
Oxygen Administration and Titration for Physical Therapists and Regulated Health Professionals
A One-Week Online Course Presented by Lindsay Beavers, PT, BScKin, MPT; Erin Miller, PT, MScPT; Lisa Wickerson, BScPT, MSc
October 21 - 27, 2017
 
Participants will gain theoretical and practical knowledge and skills required to provide safe and effective oxygen administration and titration to patients across the continuum of care. We will explore pathophysiological causes of respiratory conditions and complications such as hypoxemia in the context of physical therapy interventions including oxygen titration, exercise, and mobilization.
 
For further information or to register: Click here.
 
Introduction to Clinical Research to Support Evidence-Based Practice Health Care Practice - Eight-Week Online Course
October 12, 2017 - December 6, 2017
 
This fully online course is designed to provide registered health care practitioners with the knowledge and skills needed to find, appraise, and apply research evidence appropriately and effectively in their own clinical contexts. Participants will develop the skills to evaluate current research and apply research through online course readings, recorded lectures, and discussion board participation.

For further information or to register: Click here.
 

Introduction to Clinical Research to Support Evidence-Based Practice in Manual Therapy - Eight-Week Online Course
October 12, 2017 - December 6, 2017
 
This fully online course is designed to provide manual therapists with the knowledge and skills needed to find, appraise, and apply research evidence appropriately and effectively in their own clinical contexts. This course is a requirement for all physical therapists taking Orthopaedic Division Education Level courses who first registered AFTER January 2014; registration in this course is required BEFORE registering to take the Advanced Exam.

For further information or to register: Click here.

 
If you have questions about any of the courses, please contact Robin Sutherland-Harris at r.sutherland.harris@utoronto.ca

Hope to see you there!
Continuing Education Coordinator.

 
If you would like to contact the OIEPB Program for more information you can email us at iept@utoronto.ca or visit our website at http://www.physicaltherapy.utoronto.ca/iept   


Our mailing address is:
OIEPB Program, University of Toronto
160-500 University Avenue
Toronto, ON, M5G 1V7

 


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