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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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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REGISTRATION OPTIONS: The following registration options are available to you: This event is SOLD OUT!
GIBB PROFESSIONAL PORTFOLIO PREPARATION FOR MASSAGE THERAPISTS (05/28/2017)
May 28, 2017
Best Western Plus Lamplighter Inn & Conference Centre
DATE:May 28, 2017
TIME:10:00:00 AM to 2:15:00 PM
SPEAKER: Elizabeth Gibb, RMT
VENUE: Best Western Plus Lamplighter Inn & Conference Centre
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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ONLINE COURSE: INSURANCE REIMBURSEMENT FOR MASSAGE THERAPISTS: WORKING WITH AUTO INSURANCE AND WSIB CASES CEDL-107
June 1, 2017 through to June 30, 2017
Online Course
DATES:June 1, 2017 through to June 30, 2017
TIMES:Self-study over 4 weeks
SPEAKER: Viivi Riis, BScPT, MSc and Jennifer Hewitt, RMT
VENUE: Online Course
DESCRIPTION: Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) and Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) claims provide great opportunities for Registered Massage Therapists in Ontario. Advance your knowledge and expertise in insurance reimbursement for Auto Insurance and WSIB cases. The Health Claims for Auto Insurance (HCAI) website will be reviewed as well as the processes involved in submitting the Ontario Claims Forms (OCF) and working with the Minor Injury Guideline. The WSIB Programs of Care and submitting WSIB form... 
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REGISTRATION OPTIONS: The following registration options are available to you:Register on the Centennial College website: https://secure.centennialcollege.ca/webreg/coursedetail.do?CourseCode=CEDL-107
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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