The Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine Continuing Professional Education (CPE) office offers a range of professional education programs for working clinicians such non-credit online courses and learning modules, full-day workshops, and 100% online graduate level certificate programs.
*NEW Online Course. The Introduction to Telerehabilitation for clinician’s non-credit course is intended for clinicians who are interested in implementing telerehabilitation services within their practice. Within this course, participants will be provided with essential background information on the evidence, policies, guidelines, and technology required to deliver remote care. Participants will also have access to a clinical platform (eHab®) during the duration of the course to practice first-hand delivering telerehabilitation services. Register now for the course running April 14 - June 5, 2020 (registration limited to 20 participants)
The faculty CPE unit has posted three free Telerehabilitation video resources for clinicians presented by Dan Gillepsie (physical therapist and PhD candidate in Rehabilitation Science at the University of Alberta). Please click the link above to access the resources.
This online course covers theoretical models guiding seating practice, client centered assessment, common wheelchair types, wheelchair set up for effective propulsion, common seating components, goal setting, and management of commonly encountered postural deformities. Now accepting rolling enrollments to this course.
This course provides individuals with a broad overview of the Surgical Design and Simulation (SDS) field and the technical workflow. Topics include a basic history of the evolution of digital technologies, an overview of imaging, software, hardware, additive manufacturing, materials, regulatory requirements and a review of case studies where SDS was applied. Now accepting applications for the next course running Spring 2020.
The Faculty offers graduate certificate programs in pain management (online), stroke rehabilitation (online), sexual health (online), and Francophone practice for speech language pathologists (blended).
ALL PROGRAMS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR FALL 2020.
The Graduate Certificate in Bridging to Canadian Physical Therapy Practice is a 12 month program offered in a blended format and consists of five courses: two academic courses, two concurrent mentoring courses, and one clinical placement course. Our delivery format supports adult learners to manage the majority of their study time at the time of day that best fits their needs.
This online course provides the Internationally Educated Physiotherapist (IEPT) with a broad overview of the practice of physiotherapy within the context of the Canadian health care system.
This is an online course that allows students to develop strategies for studying for and writing a Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) Exam. This course is designed for Internationally or Canadian educated physical therapists who are preparing for writing MCQ exams, including the written (Qualifying) component of the Canadian Alliance National Physiotherapy Competency Exam.
This course provides participants with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to effectively utilize diagnostic imaging in the management of selected conditions seen by physical therapists. Now accepting applications for the Winter 2021 course.
OSCE Workshops 2020
PREPARING FOR THE OBJECTIVE STRUCTURED CLINICAL EXAM (OSCE)?
The Faculty of Rehab Med offers several Clinical Exam Preparation (OSCE format) workshops, including sessions at our Calgary Satellite campus.
Our instructors have clinical content expertise as well as expertise in teaching and examining. With many years of IEPT educational programming provided by our faculty we are very knowledgeable about the learning needs of IEPTs. Our programming is focused on facilitating the professional growth of IEPTs who are planning to work in Canada.
- 16 Station Full OSCE Workshop (Edmonton, Corbett Hall): Saturday May 16, 2020: 6 spots left
*note that you must be eligible to participate in the Physiotherapy Competency Exam (PCE) to participate in an OSCE workshop.