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Date Title Instructor Brief Description Location



IHI Open School for Health Professionals
The Saskatchewan Health Quality Council, in partnership with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, have arranged for FREE ACCESS to online training modules on Quality Improvement, patient safety and patient- and family-centred care. 
  1. It's perfect for continuing competency development
  2. You get only the best - a  mix of reading, videos and real-life stories
  3. You'll have a head start as our entire health care system is adopting continuous improvement as a new way of working
  4. It's free!
  5. It's flexible!  Complete as many modules as you like, on your own time and anywhere there is internet access.  Most modules take 15-30 minutes to complete.

For more information, contact Debra Wright at the Health Quality Council: 306-668-8810, ext. 1110 or email

Saskatchewan CHEP Courses
Dr. Lori Hanson

For more infromation:

CHEP 814    or   CHEP 898

March 29, 2014

Saturday 8-5


MTAS Research Symposium "Foundations and Future Vision: What's New in Manual Therapies?" Keynote speaker: Kalyani Premkumar, MBBS, MD, MSc (MedEd), PhD

The intended focus of the symposium will be on facilitating easy access to and understanding of research literature, and helping therapists to see that research is more accessible and understandable than they may believe.  i.e. reducing the fear factor and promoting the translation of evidence into practice.


Symposium Registration Package


Travelodge Hotel, Regina, SK

March 29-30 2014


New trends in the prevention of running injuries for health professionals Jean-François Esculier, B.Sc. PT, Sport Physiotherapy Certificate, PhD Candidate he Running Clinic provides the world’s most practical and evidence-based course in the prevention and treatment of running injuries Built from more than a thousand scientific articles and 8 unpublished systematic reviews, it questions many current unjustified practices in the treatment of both runners and non-runners alike. Accompanied by high quality audio-visual material, this 2-day course can help you integrate, with a superior mix of theory and practice, a number of advanced concepts on running. University of Manitoba, School of Medical Rehabilitation, R170, Winnipeg

April 12-13, 2014

0830-1700 Sat and Sun


K-Taping Pro Regina

Instructor:  Daysha Shuya, MSc PT, Sport Physiotherapist

The K-Taping® Pro course covers the basic functions and effects of K-taping®. Applications learned in the two day course are muscle, ligament, functional correction and fascia correction techniques as well as comprehensive combination techniques for multiple conditions:
Tinnitus, migraine, impingement syndrome, thoracic outlet syndrome, whiplash, asthma, scoliosis, low back pain, TMJ, Carpal tunnel syndrome, finger contusion, wrist stabilization, hip problems, knee arthritis, achilles tendonitis, ankle weakness, splayfoot and plantar fasciitis, urinary dysfunction, menstrual conditions, prolapse of the uterus, scar tape, nerve techniques, lymphatic correction techniques, and Cross Taping.

To register Click Here

Cost: $495.00 regular  $ 295.00 student rate

Shuya and Associates physiotherapy, 102-1275 Broad Street, Regina, SK

April 25, 2014 1:30pm – 9pm

April 26 & 27, 2014

8:30am – 6pm



This is a 3-day lecture and practical course (last 2 days for those requiring recertification only) that meets the requirements of the Canadian Red Cross Society and Sport Physiotherapy Canada for First Responder Certification. The examples/scenarios used will be sport-specific to enhance the learning of all participants with regard to event coverage situations (whether planning to challenge the SPC Certificate/Diploma exams or not). At the end of the course, the participant will • Complete a standardized written exam to meet national Canadian Red Cross standards • Have an enhanced ability to respond to emergency situations on-site (ie: head injuries, bleeds, fractures) • Be trained to use oxygen and an Automated External Defibrillator • Be able to transfer players onto spinal boards effectively (including rolls) *Please note that First Responder Certification must be renewed every 3 years

For fees and other details, and to Register, go to:

Register early – space is limited

Saskatoon Sport Medicine and Science Council (SMSCS) 
510 Cynthia Street

**Recertifications will take place on Saturday and Sunday


May 9-10, 2014

(Prince Albert, SK)

Lymphedema Diagnosis, Management and Care Symposium - Annual General Meeting


Registration - Payment should be received by Wednesday, April 30, 2014.

Travelodge Hotel Prince Albert SK

May 5-9 and Sept 8-12, 2014


Vancouver 2014 Discover Physio Series - What's the Driver?  An integrated Approach to Assess and Treat the Whole Person Dr. Linda-Joy Lee, PhD

For specific course information from the course flyer, click here.

Register online

Or Click the Registration form attached.

Vancouver BC