Vancouver Island - Central Coast

Tue 17th -
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Exercise Prescription in Primary Care Workshop Tuesday, May 17, 2016 8:30 am – 4:15 pm Victoria Conference Centre, Victoria BC Expert Faculty : Dr. Kara Solmundson , MD; CCFP; MSc Kinesiology; Sport Med Dip Canadian Academy of Sports and Exercise Medicine; Clinical Instructor division of Sports Medicine, Department of Family Practice, UBC School of Medicine; and Kathy Gaul , PhD, Associate Professor, School of Exercise Science, Physical & Health Education, Course Director, Foundations of Medicine, Island Medical Program, University of Victoria. Breakfast, Lunch and Refreshments will...
Fri 12th - 8:00 am to Fri 18th - 8:00 am
Canadian Falls Prevention Curriculum© HPCF215 2016S D01 An E-Learning Course for Health and Helping Professionals Those working with older adults in long-term care, acute care, and home care will acquire the knowledge and skills needed to apply an evidence-based approach to the prevention of falls and fall-related injuries. Learn how to design, implement and evaluate a falls prevention program. Facilitated instruction leads you through a process to develop strategies and interventions; to apply current programs; and to understand the reliability and validity of existing resources and...
Wed 17th -
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
This 2 hour workshop is led by a Certified Athletic Therapist and provides participants with a comprehensive understanding of best practices in concussion management. Participants will gain a greater understanding of recognition and management principles around concussion injuries. Participants will review injury mechanisms, on-field assessment techniques, the use of Sideline Concussion Tools (such as the Pocket Concussion Recognition Tool and SCAT3), signs & symptoms, concussion “red-flags”, and current best-practices surrounding return-to-play decisions and protocol...