Physiotherapy Courses

  • Nova Scotia Physiotherapy Association

SPC First/Professional Responder for Sport & Healthcare Professionals

Location: Halifax, Dalhousie University, Forrest building, room 309

Dates: Friday, July 26, 2019 - Sunday, July 28, 2019

SPC First/Professional Responder for Sport & Healthcare Professionals

Course Sponsor/Host: Dalhousie Physiotherapy Clinic
Location: Halifax, Dalhousie University, Forrest building, room 309
Registration Dates: Registration Deadline: July 17th
Registration Fees: See description

Description:

This is a 3-day lecture and practical course (first two days for those requiring recertification only) that meets the requirements of the Canadian Red Cross Society and Sport Physiotherapy Canada for First Responder Certification.

The examples/scenarios used will be sport-specific to enhance the learning of all participants with regard to event coverage situations (whether planning to challenge the SPC Certificate/Diploma exams or not). At the end of the course, the participant:

• Complete a standardized written exam to meet national Canadian Red Cross standards

• Have an enhanced ability to respond to emergency situations on-site (ie: head injuries and bleeds)

• Be trained to use oxygen and an Automated External Defibrillator

• Be able to transfer players onto spinal boards effectively (including rolls)

*Please note that First Responder Certification must be renewed every 3 years*

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

*****ALL REGISTRATION WILL BE DONE THROUGH DALHOUSIE PHYSIOTHERAPY CLINIC, PLEASE CONTACT THEM AT 902-494-1502 CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS ONLY*****

Course Fees:

SPC Members: Full Course: $565 (plus tax); Recertification: $440 (plus tax);

Non-member Fees: Full Course: $600 (plus tax); Recertification: $460 (plus tax);

New SPC Student Members: Full Course: $510 (plus tax)

*To be eligible for the student fee, you must be currently enrolled in a post-secondary program. These registrations will be monitored.

All participants will receive a pocket CPR mask during the course. Manuals are provided to Full Course participants only.

Recertification participants are required to bring the manual from their previous course. If you require a new manual, please select the Recertification with a new manual option.

Meal and refreshments are not provided.

Registration Deadline:

Space is limited: register by Wednesday, July 17 2019.

Cancellation fee is $100 accepted for any cancellation made up to two weeks prior to course, after which point no refund is granted.

ALL REGISTRATION DONE THROUGH DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY –> CALL AT 902-494-1502

Course Dates & Times:

Friday, July 26, 2019: 1:00PM

Saturday, July 27, 2019: 8:30AM

Sunday, July 28, 2019: 8:30AM

*Course time may vary and will be confirmed in the pre-course registration email

*Recertification will take place on Friday & Saturday of this course. 

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