Physiotherapy Courses

  • Nova Scotia Physiotherapy Association

ADVANCED UPPER EXTREMITY COMPLEX CERTIFICATION PROGRAM (First 1/2): Halifax, NS (Dr. Bahram Jam)

Location: Life Mark Health / Canada Games Ctr 26 Thomas Raddall Dr Halifax, NS B3S

Dates: Saturday, April 13, 2019 - Sunday, April 14, 2019

Course Sponsor/Host: Nova Scotia Physiotherapy Association
Location: Life Mark Health / Canada Games Ctr 26 Thomas Raddall Dr Halifax, NS B3S
Registration Dates:
Registration Fees: $495.00

Description:

Part 1 (First 1/2): April 13-14, 2019

Part 2 (Second 1/2) October 19-20, 2019

Instructor: Dr. Bahram Jam; PT, FCAMT (Click here for instructor bio)

Member of the International Federation of Manipulative Therapists
Credentialed with The McKenzie Institute International


COURSE OBJECTIVES

Part 1 (First 1/2)

Upon completion of this 4-day program, the physical therapist will be confident in applying evidence-based clinical assessment skills for the diagnosis and classification of individuals presenting with various common acute, sub-acute or persistent upper extremity pain syndromes.

(E.g. persistent impingement syndromes, adhesive capsultis, lateral epicondylalgia, carpal tunnel syndrome, MCP OA, etc.)

Part 2 (Second 1/2)

Physical Therapists will also be able to confidently identify several potential contributing factors to persistent pain and dysfunction at the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand complex.

Upon determining the diagnosis, classification and the potential contributing factors, physical therapists will be able to administer the most effective treatment / management options including specific exercise / movement prescription, manual therapies, neural mobilizations and taping.


CRITERIA FOR ACCEPTANCE

  • This program is restricted to Registered Physical Therapists who are licensed to practice in Canada, or PT students awaiting licensing.
  • There are NO prerequisites for this program, Part 1 is pre-requisite for Part 2
  • Prior completion of previous APTEI shoulder, elbow, wrist & hand courses is optional, but NOT compulsory


GENERAL COURSE INFORMATION

Tax Receipts provided on course date / $50.00 is non-refundable / No refunds for cancellations 2 weeks or less before course date.

To register or for more information visit the APTEI website.

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