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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THORACIC SPINE DYSFUNCTIONS [COE] (04/02/2017)
April 2, 2017
Medix School - Toronto Campus Massage Clinic
DATE:April 2, 2017
TIME:9:00:00 AM to 5:00:00 PM
SPEAKER: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI
VENUE: Medix School - Toronto Campus Massage Clinic
DESCRIPTION:

3.5 Category A CEUs

This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to recognize and treat common thoracic spine dysfunctions like joint stiffness of fixations. Techniques will be focused on manual therapy treatment of the z-joints (facets) as well as thoracic stretching exercises. This 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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WRIST DYSFUNCTIONS [COE] (04/08/2017)
April 8, 2017
Trillium College, Kingston Campus
DATE:April 8, 2017
TIME:9:00:00 AM to 5:00:00 PM
SPEAKER: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI
VENUE: Trillium College, Kingston Campus
DESCRIPTION:

3.5 Category A CEUs

This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to assess and treat carpal tunnel syndrome, joint stiffness and tendinopathies at the wrist. Specific mobilization techniques for the carpal bones will be taught in detail, as well as self-mobilizations techniques which can be used as home exercises.  Evidenced based strength testing and strengthening strategies will be reviewed for tendinopathies.  The course is des... 
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WHIPLASH: A PAIN IN THE NECK [COE] (04/09/2017)
April 9, 2017
Kemptville Physiotherapy Centre
DATE:April 9, 2017
TIME:9:00:00 AM to 5:00:00 PM
SPEAKER: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI
VENUE: Kemptville Physiotherapy Centre
DESCRIPTION:

3.5 Category A CEUs

This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to assess and treat whiplash and other cervical soft tissue dysfunctions. Techniques will be focused on muscle imbalances causing neck pain and headaches. Evidence based cervical stability exercises, strengthening, stretching and soft tissue release will be demonstrated and practiced.  The course is designed to challenge the therapistís clinical reasoning skills, and the knowl... 
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GIBB PROFESSIONAL PORTFOLIO PREPARATION FOR MASSAGE THERAPISTS (04/09/2017)
April 9, 2017
Suite Success at EES Direct Inc (Barrie)
DATE:April 9, 2017
TIME:10:00:00 AM to 2:15:00 PM
SPEAKER: Elizabeth Gibb, RMT
VENUE: Suite Success at EES Direct Inc (Barrie)
DESCRIPTION:

2 Category A CEUs

This workshop will provide you with a professionally designed portfolio, complete with ten tabbed sections and enclosures. Throughout the workshop we will discuss some of the required administrative responsibilities for a Registered Massage Therapist, show you how to do all of your online reporting including your mandatory Touchpoint articles, Self-Assessment Tool and CEU reporting. You will learn valuable tips on how to maintain and organize your pr... 
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CLINICAL DECISION MAKING DURING AN ASSESSMENT: LIVE CASES [COE] (04/22/2017)
April 22, 2017
Canadian College of Massage & Hydrotherapy - Cambridge Campus
DATE:April 22, 2017
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:

3.5 Category A CEUs

Do you want to improve your clinical reasoning skills and decision making during an assessment? This one day course will offer the opportunity to systematically work through three live cases. This will involve a complete subjective exam and a comprehensive objective exam, along with a discussion of differential diagnosis. Appropriate treatment strategies will be discussed in detail for each case to ensure the patient leaves the assessment with clea... 
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MID/LOWER CERVICAL MOBILIZATIONS [COE] (04/23/2017)
April 23, 2017
D'Arcy Lane School of Massage Therapy
DATE:April 23, 2017
TIME:9:00:00 AM to 5:00:00 PM
SPEAKER: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI
VENUE: D'Arcy Lane School of Massage Therapy
DESCRIPTION:

3.5 Category A CEUs

This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to assess and treat joint stiffness and fixations of 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. Specific mobilizations of the neck z-joins (facets) and complimentary home exercises will be taught in detail.  The course is de... 
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ANKLE & FOOT DYSFUNCTIONS [COE] (04/30/2017)
April 30, 2017
Barrie, ON
DATE:April 30, 2017
TIME:9:00:00 AM to 5:00:00 PM
SPEAKER: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI
VENUE: Barrie, ON
DESCRIPTION:

3.5 Category A CEUs

This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to assess and treat ankle and foot dysfunctions like overpronation, plantar fasciitis, ankle stiffness, sprains and strains. This course will also review clinical tests to help you recognize when orthotics should be prescribed.  The course is designed to challenge the therapistís clinical reasoning skills, and the knowledge gained will be easy for the therapist to apply to cli... 
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RECORD KEEPING ESSENTIALS (04/30/2017)
April 30, 2017
Holiday Inn Toronto Yorkdale
DATE:April 30, 2017
TIME:9:00:00 AM to 5:00:00 PM
SPEAKER: Amy Beggs, CTDP, RMT, BSW
VENUE: Holiday Inn Toronto Yorkdale
DESCRIPTION:

3.5 Category A CEUs

This workshop provides a comprehensive and detailed review of all components of a Massage Therapistís record keeping requirements. It will include all necessary documentation such as:

  • Health history, initial treatment plan and ongoing notes
  • Key information that must be captured at every stage of the process
  • Additional information that should and should not be captured
  • Le... 
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WRIST DYSFUNCTIONS [COE] (05/28/2017)
May 28, 2017
Joint Reaction (Ottawa)
DATE:May 28, 2017
TIME:9:00:00 AM to 5:00:00 PM
SPEAKER: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI
VENUE: Joint Reaction (Ottawa)
DESCRIPTION:

3.5 Category A CEUs

This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to assess and treat carpal tunnel syndrome, joint stiffness and tendinopathies at the wrist. Specific mobilization techniques for the carpal bones will be taught in detail, as well as self-mobilizations techniques which can be used as home exercises.  Evidenced based strength testing and strengthening strategies will be reviewed for tendinopathies.  The course is des... 
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GIBB PROFESSIONAL PORTFOLIO PREPARATION FOR MASSAGE THERAPISTS (05/28/2017)
May 28, 2017
TBD, London, ON
DATE:May 28, 2017
TIME:10:00:00 AM to 2:15:00 PM
SPEAKER: Elizabeth Gibb, RMT
VENUE: TBD, London, ON
DESCRIPTION:

2 Category A CEUs

This workshop will provide you with a professionally designed portfolio, complete with ten tabbed sections and enclosures. Throughout the workshop we will discuss some of the required administrative responsibilities for a Registered Massage Therapist, show you how to do all of your online reporting including your mandatory Touchpoint articles, Self-Assessment Tool and CEU reporting. You will learn valuable tips on how to maintain and organize your pr... 
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MID/LOWER CERVICAL MOBILIZATIONS [COE] (06/10/2017)
June 10, 2017
Trillium College, Kingston Campus
DATE:June 10, 2017
TIME:9:00:00 AM to 5:00:00 PM
SPEAKER: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI
VENUE: Trillium College, Kingston Campus
DESCRIPTION:

3.5 Category A CEUs

This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to assess and treat joint stiffness and fixations of 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. Specific mobilizations of the neck z-joins (facets) and complimentary home exercises will be taught in detail.  The course is de... 
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PATELLOFEMORAL PAIN SYNDROME [COE] (06/11/2017)
June 11, 2017
Medix School - Toronto Campus Massage Clinic
DATE:June 11, 2017
TIME:9:00:00 AM to 5:00:00 PM
SPEAKER: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI
VENUE: Medix School - Toronto Campus Massage Clinic
DESCRIPTION:

3.5 Category A CEUs

This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to assess and treat patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) in the clinic. The therapist will learn how to recognize biomechanical dysfunctions at the hip, knee, ankle and foot that can cause poor tracking of the knee cap. Specific muscle stretching, strengthening, motor re-patterning, taping, and patellar mobilizations will be taught in detail. The course is designed to challenge the ... 
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ANKLE & FOOT DYSFUNCTIONS [COE] (06/24/2017)
June 24, 2017
North Bay, ON
DATE:June 24, 2017
TIME:9:00:00 AM to 5:00:00 PM
SPEAKER: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI
VENUE: North Bay, ON
DESCRIPTION:

3.5 Category A CEUs

This one day practical course will focus on the therapistís ability to assess and treat ankle and foot dysfunctions like overpronation, plantar fasciitis, ankle stiffness, sprains and strains. This course will also review clinical tests to help you recognize when orthotics should be prescribed.  The course is designed to challenge the therapistís clinical reasoning skills, and the knowledge gained will be easy for the therapist to apply to cli... 
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CLINICAL DECISION MAKING DURING AN ASSESSMENT: LIVE CASES [COE] (06/25/2017)
June 25, 2017
IBEW Local 1687 (Sudbury)
DATE:June 25, 2017
TIME:9:00:00 AM to 5:00:00 PM
SPEAKER: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI
VENUE: IBEW Local 1687 (Sudbury)
DESCRIPTION:

3.5 Category A CEUs

Do you want to improve your clinical reasoning skills and decision making during an assessment? This one day course will offer the opportunity to systematically work through three live cases. This will involve a complete subjective exam and a comprehensive objective exam, along with a discussion of differential diagnosis. Appropriate treatment strategies will be discussed in detail for each case to ensure the patient leaves the assessment with clea... 
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GIBB PROFESSIONAL PORTFOLIO PREPARATION FOR MASSAGE THERAPISTS (06/25/2017)
June 25, 2017
Toronto, ON
DATE:June 25, 2017
TIME:10:00:00 AM to 2:15:00 PM
SPEAKER: Elizabeth Gibb, RMT
VENUE: Toronto, ON
DESCRIPTION:

2 Category A CEUs

This workshop will provide you with a professionally designed portfolio, complete with ten tabbed sections and enclosures. Throughout the workshop, we will discuss some of the required administrative responsibilities for a Registered Massage Therapist and give valuable tips on how to maintain and organize your professional documents throughout every three year cycle. We will outline the benefits of having an organized Prof... 
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