A special thank you to the CPA's Divisions for providing the content that encompasses the Virtual Summit Series program.

Physiotherapist-Led Chronic Pain Self-Management Support with Pain Science Education & Exercise in Primary Care: The Evidence, Experiences with Delivery, and Innovations

Content Provided by: The CPA's Pain Science Division
Speakers: Dr. Jordan Miller, Kyle Vader, Emily Brewer
Session Description: This session will describe the development of a physiotherapist-led chronic pain self-management program, evidence from a randomized controlled trial evaluating its effectiveness, results of a qualitative knowledge translation study of physiotherapist experiences with delivery, and an innovative new project evaluating whether a physiotherapist-led chronic pain self-management program can improve outcomes for people with chronic pain who are undergoing opioid deprescription.
Date: Monday, January 11, 2021
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. EST
Registration: Free for CPA members; $20 for non-CPA members. Register for the webinar here.

The Role of Physiotherapy in the Management of Caesarean Section Rehabilitation

Content Provided by: The CPA's Women's Health Division
Speaker: Katie Kelly
Session Description: Caesarean birth presents its own distinct set of rehabilitation challenges. A growing body of evidence supports a variety of treatment strategies to effectively manage caesarean specific concerns, such as postoperative ambulation, incisional pain management, and myofascial restriction of C-section scar. Physiotherapists have the education and skills necessary to address these concerns and should be considered pivotal in caesarean rehabilitation.
Date: Monday, January 25, 2021
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. EST
Registration: Free for CPA members; $20 for non-CPA members. Register for the webinar here.

Community-Based Rehabilitation Workers: Canadian Examples of Building Capacity in Indigenous Communities

Topic: Community-based Rehabilitation Workers: Canadian Examples of Building Capacity in Indigenous Communities
Content Provided by: The CPA's Global Health Division
Speakers: Robin Roots, Tracy Dignum, Denise Taylor, Leah Dolgoy
Session Description: This pan-national panel will share their insights into community-based rehabilitation and experiences of local engagement and education initiatives in rural and remote Indigenous communities aimed at increasing access to rehabilitation services. This session will inspire physiotherapists to consider how they can contribute to delivering more culturally safe and accessible rehabilitation services.
Date: Monday, February 15, 2021
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. EST
Registration: Free for CPA members; $20 for non-CPA members. Register for the webinar here.