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SAOT member discount perks

August 26, 2014

Being an OT myself, I'd like to say that we work pretty hard to help individuals stay independent and continue meaningful work, whatever that may be. Our work is a worthwhile cause and should not go unnoticed. That's why supporting our Society of Alberta ...

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Do you want $200 towards your registration fee?

January 21, 2013

The Dell Taylor Memorial Education Fund is available to all HSAA members. This fund pays up to $200 towards registration fees or tuition for discipline related courses or conferences. HSAA requires that you submit the original receipts, course outl...

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Save $50 with Early Bird Registration

October 1, 2012

Early bird registration is coming up this Friday and we encourage for all of you to take advantage of this and register for our newest seminar, "Physical Treatment of the Neurological Patient: An Impairment Based Approach for Occupational and Physical The...

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How Medications Affect our Rehab Goals and Treatment

September 29, 2012

It is sometimes hard to keep up with all the medical advances that can be applied to our clinical practice nowadays. And part of being the client-centred clinicians that we are, it is important for us to understand the complexities of the interdisciplinar...

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Discount for SAOT Members!

July 12, 2012

Theraskills Seminars and Society of Alberta Occupational Therapists (SAOT) are both working to improve the clinical knowledge and continuing competency of Occupational Therapists in Alberta. We met recently to develop a relationship and share our e...

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New Course! Interdisciplinary Wound Care

April 9, 2012

This is the evolution of Pressure Ulcer Management course which was developed and instructed by Nicole Thompson (formerly Hodgkinson). New title but a similar focus of the course. This course is designed to improve the foundational knowledge of wou...

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Join us on Twitter at #theraskills

March 16, 2012

Join the conversation as we announce new courses and develop a social media community for continuing education and healthcare.

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New and Fresh Seminar off the Press!

March 15, 2012

We decided to try something new and launch our first Prenatal course titled, Protecting the Pelvic Floor and Pelvis during Pregnancy and Delivery. The course is wildly different from our usual courses - the first being only a half-day course, and the seco...

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New Edema Seminar for this Spring!

February 6, 2012

A new Lower Extremity Edema Seminar is scheduled for this spring, April 28-29. Once again Candace Kirkpatrick will be sharing her knowledge with us as we look into comprehensive lower leg assessments and new evidence-based practice on compression therapy....

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Recent Feedback from Pressure Ulcer Management

December 8, 2011

Dear Glyn and Rosanna,I attended the Wound care workshop in September. I cannot say enough on how impressed I was with the whole two days. I came to my position knowing nothing about wounds . Since the workshop I have felt more confident in assessment and...

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Building a Foundation for Foot Assessment

December 7, 2011

This comprehensive 2-day seminar was designed for clinicians who were looking to develop a strong foundation of a functional foot assessment. David provided the class not only great insight into what to look for in the foot, but most importantly encourage...

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New Best Practice Research on Compression Therapy

November 5, 2011

Another year, another great Edema Management seminar. The seminar was held on October 22-23 and Candace helped us shed light on new and exciting evidence-based practice with us from reading new literature and attending Toronto's 3rd Annual International L...

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Nicole Inspires us at the Pressure Ulcer Seminar

November 5, 2011

It's hard to believe that learning about pressure ulcers was not just interesting, but it was exciting. Nicole did it again, sharing her passion and endless knowledge on all there was to know about pressure ulcers and then some more on the weekend of Sept...

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Golf Tournament Memories

September 23, 2011

Our fundraiser golf tournament for the International Health Initatives on September 10, 2011 raised $670. All of the registration fees were donated thanks to the support from our sponsors. We would like to thank all of the people who played in the tournam...

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Welcome Back Ingrid!

September 1, 2011

We are pleased to announce that Ingrid Barlow will be back as a guest instructor for our Pressure Ulcer Management course September 24-25, 2011. Ingrid will be discussing assessment for wheelchairs and seating systems to prevent pressure ulcer development...

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International Health Initiatives

August 29, 2011

Here is a new video montage of the International Health Initiatives, the society that Theraskills Seminars is fundraising for at our first annual Charity Golf Tournament on September 10, 2011. People have been asking us about the IHI and why did we choose...

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First Annual Charity Golf Tournament

July 13, 2011

Most OTs would agree that we need to have 'balance' in our lives. And once in a while, it is nice to take a break from work and have a little bit of fun. And what could be better than enjoying a Saturday summer day playing a quick game of golf? Theraskill...

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New Fall Seminars

June 6, 2011

These seminars are targeted to facilitate more hands-on practice as we strongly believe that most of us learn through the act of doing.  For example in the Edema Seminar we will practice with different compression wraps to get a feel as to how much t...

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2011 Fall Courses

April 30, 2011

Theraskills Seminars is pleased to announce that we will be offering three courses in the fall of 2011 in Edmonton. We are very excited about all three of the courses as they are all from local therapists who are excellent presenters. Course registration ...

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