Virtual Summit Series 2022

February 2022

Meet a Clinician – Leadership

Speakers:  Joe Putos, Laura Desveaux and Kris Head

Description:  This webinar is geared toward students and new graduates looking to learn more about Leadership within the field of orthopaedic physiotherapy.  Join our panel of physios from across the country, working various Leadership settings, to find out what a day in their work life looks like!

Date:  Thursday, February 10, 2022

Time:  8:00 pm – 9:00 pm EDT

Registration:  Free for CPA Members; $20 for non-CPA Members.  Register for the webinar here

March 2022

Meet a Clinician – Private Practice Edition

Speakers: Chris Landa, Ronnie Hatcher, Paula Wong, Soroush Peyvandi

Description: This webinar is geared toward students and new graduates looking to learn more about Private Practice within the field of physiotherapy.  Join our panel of physiotherapists from across the country, working in various private practice settings, to find out what a day in their work-life looks like!

Date:  Thursday, March 10, 2022 

Time:  8:00 pm EDT

Registration:  Free for CPA Members, $20 for non-CPA Members.  Register for the webinar here.

March 2022

The Role of Physiotherapy in the Care of People with Advanced Cancer

Speaker:  Shirin Shallwani

Description:  In this session, Shirin will discuss common concerns in people with advanced cancer and the role of physiotherapy in their care. Shirin will also present the findings of her two recent dissertation research studies; one examining the clinical practices and perspectives of Canadian physiotherapists related to advanced cancer, and the other exploring the experiences of people with metastatic cancer related to leisure physical activity.

Date:  Wednesday, March 16, 2022 

Time:  7:00 pm EDT

Registration:  Free for CPA Members, $20 for non-CPA Members.  Register for the webinar here.

April 2022

Lower Back Pain in Riders and Horses

Speaker:  Linda Walker, MPT, BScKin

Description: This webinar will explore the anatomy and common injury patterns of low back pain and dysfunction in horses and riders.  The focus will be on the equine spine, fascia and musculature and how these structures work to support ridden work.  Core exercise protocols will be taught for the equine 

Date:  Thursday, April 14, 2022

Time:  7:00 pm EDT

Registration:  Free for CPA Members, $20 for non-CPA Members.  Register for the webinar here.

April 2022

Meet a Clinician – Oncology Edition

Speakers: Leanne Daneyko, Marize Ibrahim, Beth Hoag

Description: This webinar is geared toward students and new graduates looking to learn about Oncology within the field of physiotherapy.  Join our panel of physiotherapists from across the country, working in various private practice settings, to find out what a day in their work-life look like!

Date:  Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Time:  8:00 pm EDT

Registration:  Free for CPA Members, $20 for non-CPA Members.  Register for the webinar here.

April 2022

Physiotherapy and Mental Health

Speaker:  Marcia Aquino

Description: What is mental health? What is the role of physiotherapists in an interdisciplinary mental health team? What is the background? Are the assessment and treatment different?  Our goal: Prevention and promotion of health and well being for all ages. The objective of the presentation we will able to discuss the role and challenges of physiotherapists in mental health

Date:  Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Time:  7:00 pm EDT

Registration:  Free for CPA Members, $20 for non-CPA Members.  Register for the webinar here.

April 2022

Clinical Diagnosis in Orthopedics: How and Why?

Speaker:  Jean-Francois Esculier

Description: Making the right diagnosis in patients with musculoskeletal pain can sometimes lead to a completely different treatment plan. In this webinar, we will use concrete examples to show how physiotherapists should perfect their diagnostic skills. But we will also cover why, in some cases, a precise diagnosis is simply not needed. Come and find out how, and why diagnosis matters... or not!

Date:  Thursday, April 21, 2022

Time:  7:00 pm EDT

Registration:  Free for CPA Members, $20 for non-CPA Members.  Register for the webinar here.

June 2022

Taking the Complexity out of the Shoulder Complex: a hierarchical approach to assessment, treatment and movement prescription

Speaker:  Tom Swales

Description: The shoulder joint is one of the most common areas of the body prone to injury due the complexity of its design and mobility available to it. The number of tests used to assess and diagnose can be daunting and the exercises available to it overwhelming! Applying a systematic approach that takes into account all of the structures around the shoulder that influence its function and getting to the root cause of shoulder pain and dysfunction. How would you like to have some order and flow to your assessment and treatment approach to find out where the root cause is coming from and how to treat it most effectively? 

Date:  Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Time:  7:00 pm EDT

Registration:  Free for CPA Members, $20 for non-CPA Members.  Register for the webinar here.

July 2022

Rehabilitation of a Post-COVID 19  Patient During 77 Days of Venovenous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

Speakers:  Roxy Jeavons and Shannon Chou

Description: This case study was presented as a poster presentation at the John Hopkins Critical Care Conference 2021. It details the unique rehabilitation of a patient Post-COVID and provides insight into potential areas of future research.

Date:  Thursday, June 21, 2022

Time:  7:00 pm EDT

Registration:  Free for CPA Members, $20 for non-CPA Members.  Register for the webinar here.

September 2022

The History of Physiotherapy Guides and Its Future 

Speaker:  Sarah Marshall, PT, PhD(c)

Description: Inspired by the academic work of the International Physiotherapy History Association, through this dynamic presentation the author will bring the history of the profession alive and into the consciousness of participants, creating a living narrative for current, future and past practitioners of the physiotherapy profession

Date:  Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Time:  7:00 pm EDT

Registration:  Free for CPA Members, $20 for non-CPA Members.  Register for the webinar here.