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Professor Jill Cook to present workshops in Vancouver for Physios and RMTs

19 Jul, 17 | by BJSM

Don’t miss this rare opportunity!

One of the world’s leading experts on tendons and tendinopathy is coming to Vancouver to run symposia and workshops for physiotherapists and registered massage therapists.

Fresh from her sold-out workshops and lectures in France, Spain and the UK, Professor Jill Cook will run two 1-day symposia with accompanying masterclasses on two consecutive weekends in August.

For physiotherapists: August 12th and 13th

For registered massage therapists: August 19th and 20th


Check out http://bit.ly/ProfCook-YVR for more info!

For Physiotherapists

Clinical Tendon Symposium for Physiotherapists with Professor Jill Cook

Dates:

  • August 12 Symposium (lecture-style); 9 am – 4:30 pm
  • August 13 exclusive 25-spot masterclass (must also register for August 12 symposium); 9 am – 4:30pm

About the Symposium:
The course will focus on management of clinical cases and you will be encouraged to contribute clinical scenarios ahead of the symposium.
The learning objectives of the symposium will mean that after the course you will:

  • Be able to confidently distinguish tendon pain from other causes of patient pain
  • Know when to ignore/downplay imaging (Ultrasound, MRI) information about patients in relation to tendon pain
  • Assess the patient’s capacity and devise a treatment program to address specific limitations in capacity that are relevant for that patient’s goals
  •  Be aware of the rationale for the 4-stage treatment approach that includes isometric strengthening, isotonic exercises, energy storage exercises and sport-specific rehabilitation

Symposium Fee: PABC members and SPC members $215; non-members $250. This course is restricted to physiotherapists.

Location:  2111 LT – Chan Lecture Theatre @ BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute

About the Masterclass:
Professor Cook is also holding an additional 1-day masterclass on Sunday, August 13th. This will include a round-table discussion of topics from the Saturday in further detail as well as clinical assessment of cases in the areas of…

  • In-season treatment of tendon pain
  • Insertional tendon problems
  • The patient who has seen everyone
  • More detailed exercise demonstration for the 4-step program.

Masterclass Fee: $335 (+ Cost of symposium)

LocationThe Centre for Hip Health and Mobility at the Robert H.N. Ho Research Centre, 2635 Laurel St., Vancouver

Registration and attendance at the symposium is the pre-requisite for the masterclass. This masterclass is only open to PABC and SPC members; the total fee for both days is $550. Only 25 spots available for this exclusive masterclass.

For Registered Massage Therapists

Clinical Treatment Symposium for Registered Massage Therapists

Dates:

  • August 19 Symposium (lecture-style); 9 am – 4:30 pm
  • August 20 exclusive 25-spot masterclass (must also register for August 19 symposium); 9 am – 4:30pm

About the Symposium:

After the course you will…

  • Know how to assess the patient with lower limb pain
  • Understand the red flags that should result in referral
  • Know the scientific underpinning of exercise-based treatment
  • Be aware of the evidence for remedial massage therapy in tendon injury
  • Have an Introduction to Cook-Purdam continuum model to approach treatment and the 4-step treatment model
  • Gain insight into building your private RMT business- MBA tips without doing an MBA!

Course Fee:

  • RMTBC members and SPC members: $215
  • Non-members: $250

Location:  2111 LT – Chan Lecture Theatre @ BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute

N.B. This course is for Registered Massage Therapists. 

About the Masterclass
Professor Cook is also holding an additional 1-day masterclass on Sunday, August 20th. This will include a round-table discussion of topics from the Saturday in further detail as well as…

  • Clinical cases applying the Cook-Purdam continuum model to approach treatment
  • Clinical cases applying the 4-step treatment model in practice
  • Marketing principles for your private practice – ethical ways to generate referrals

Course Fee: $335 (+ Cost of symposium)

Location: The Centre for Hip Health and Mobility at the Robert H.N. Ho Research Centre, 2635 Laurel St., Vancouver
Registration and attendance at the symposium is the pre-requisite for the masterclass.

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