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Education - Current Courses The Continuing Education Program is designed to help massage therapists increase their knowledge base to continuously improve for both their own personal success and that of the client.

CURRENT COURSES AVAILABLE FOR REGISTRATION

The following is a listing of upcoming events for the RMTAO.

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If you have already registered for the event, and no payment has been received for the registration, you may cancel your registration on-line by clicking the link "cancel my registration" located below the event listing.

 

SHOULDER DYSFUNCTIONS [COE] (03/24/2019)
Sunday, March 24, 2019
Kemptville Physiotherapy Centre
DATE:Sunday, March 24, 2019
TIME:9:00:00 AM to 5:00:00 PM
SPEAKER: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI
VENUE: Kemptville Physiotherapy Centre
DESCRIPTION:

This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to assess and treat common scapular and shoulder muscular dysfunctions in the clinic. Techniques will be focused on postural, biomechanical and muscle imbalances that could lead to rotator cuff dysfunction and/or impingement. Specific stretching and strengthening exercise will be demonstrated and practiced.This course is designed to challenge the therapistís clinical reasoning skills, and the knowledge gained will be easy to ... 
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FINANCIAL LITERACY WEBINAR 5: SAVING & DEBT REPAYMENT
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Online via Adobe Connect
DATE:Tuesday, March 26, 2019
TIME:10:00:00 AM to 11:00:00 AM
SPEAKER: Pamela George, BA, AFCC
VENUE: Online via Adobe Connect
DESCRIPTION:

In module five of this seven part series, participants will learn about the different types of savings that they are required to have for financial success. They will learn how to calculate how much they need to save towards each type of savings.

Participants will also learn the seven ways that they can repay debt and how to determine which one is best for them.

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MID/LOWER CERVICAL MOBILIZATIONS [COE] (04/07/2019)
Sunday, April 7, 2019
Sutherland Chan School & Teaching Clinic
DATE:Sunday, April 7, 2019
TIME:9:00:00 AM to 5:00:00 PM
SPEAKER: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI
VENUE: Sutherland Chan School & Teaching Clinic
DESCRIPTION:

This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to assess and treat joint stiffness in the mid/lower cervical spine. The techniques learned will help the therapist understand the biomechanics of the region and to be able to treat neck pain and headaches caused by joint dysfunctions. Three different techniques of mobilizing the neck z-joints (facets) and complimentary home exercises will be taught in detail. This course is designed so that the therapistís clinical reasoning... 
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FINANCIAL LITERACY WEBINAR 6: UNDERSTANDING CREDIT
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Online via Adobe Connect
DATE:Tuesday, April 9, 2019
TIME:10:00:00 AM to 11:00:00 AM
SPEAKER: Pamela George, BA, AFCC
VENUE: Online via Adobe Connect
DESCRIPTION:

In module six of this seven part series, we will focus on credit. Participants will learn the ten rules of credit and how to work those rules to their advantage. They will also learn how to request their credit report and how to interpret their credit report. Participants will learn what affects their credit report positively and negatively as well as what their credit score means.

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FINANCIAL LITERACY WEBINAR 7: YOUR NET WORTH
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Online via Adobe Connect
DATE:Tuesday, April 23, 2019
TIME:10:00:00 AM to 11:00:00 AM
SPEAKER: Pamela George, BA, AFCC
VENUE: Online via Adobe Connect
DESCRIPTION:

Participants will learn how to determine their net worth and how to do an analysis of their financial situation. They will learn the importance of wealth building, wealth protection and estate planning as it relates to a complete financial plan.

This webinar will be recorded, and participants will have access to the recording until Tuesday, May 23, 2019. If you are not able to attend the live p... 
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SURFACE ANATOMY: UPPER [COE] (04/28/2019)
Sunday, April 28, 2019
The Living Room
DATE:Sunday, April 28, 2019
TIME:9:00:00 AM to 5:00:00 PM
SPEAKER: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI
VENUE: The Living Room
DESCRIPTION:

This one day practical course will focus on improving the therapistís surface palpation skills. We will focus on finding key landmarks in the cervical and thoracic spine, ribcage, shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand. These landmarks will include bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments and nerves. By the end of the day your confidence with your palpation skills will be greatly improved.

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THE HIDDEN CAUSE OF LBP: THE HIP [COE] (05/05/2019)
Sunday, May 5, 2019
Suite Success at EES Direct Inc (Barrie)
DATE:Sunday, May 5, 2019
TIME:9:00:00 AM to 5:00:00 PM
SPEAKER: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI
VENUE: Suite Success at EES Direct Inc (Barrie)
DESCRIPTION: This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to recognize and treat hip dysfunctions which contribute to low back pain. Techniques will be focused on assessing the hip and low back for postural, biomechanical and muscle imbalances causing dysfunctions like sciatica, z-joint irritation and low back muscle strain. Specific stretching of the hip capsule and muscles will be demonstrated as well as hip strengthening exercises with particular emphasis on the glutes. This course ... 
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THORACIC SPINE MOBILIZATIONS [COE] (05/26/2019)
Sunday, May 26, 2019
Canadian College of Massage & Hydrotherapy - Cambridge Campus
DATE:Sunday, May 26, 2019
TIME:9:00:00 AM to 5:00:00 PM
SPEAKER: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI
VENUE: Canadian College of Massage & Hydrotherapy - Cambridge Campus
DESCRIPTION: This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to assess and treat joint stiffness in the thoracic spine. Techniques will be focused on manual therapy evaluation and treatment of the z-joints (facets).  Complimentary home exercises that involve thoracic stretching and self-mobilization will be taught in detail. The course is designed to challenge the therapistís clinical reasoning skills, and the knowledge gained will be easy to apply to clinical practice right away.&nb... 
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KNEE DYSFUNCTIONS [COE] (06/02/2019)
Sunday, June 2, 2019
Sutherland Chan School & Teaching Clinic
DATE:Sunday, June 2, 2019
TIME:9:00:00 AM to 5:00:00 PM
SPEAKER: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI
VENUE: Sutherland Chan School & Teaching Clinic
DESCRIPTION: This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to effectively assess the tibiofemoral joint. The therapist will learn evidence based ligament and meniscus tests, as well as muscular rehab.  Special tests, stretching, strengthening and proprioceptive exercises for the knee will be taught in detail. This course is designed to challenge the therapistís clinical reasoning skills, and the knowledge gained will be easy for the therapist to apply to clinical practice right awa... 
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RIB MOBILIZATIONS [COE] (06/09/2019)
Sunday, June 9, 2019
International Academy of Massage Inc.
DATE:Sunday, June 9, 2019
TIME:9:00:00 AM to 5:00:00 PM
SPEAKER: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI
VENUE: International Academy of Massage Inc.
DESCRIPTION: This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to assess and treat joint stiffness in the ribs. Techniques will be focused on manual therapy evaluation and treatment of the costotransverse and sternocostal joints. Complimentary home exercises that involve thorax stretching and self mobilization will be taught in detail. The course is designed to challenge the therapistís clinical reasoning skills, and the knowledge gained will be easy to apply to clinical practice right away... 
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