Start date
06 May, 2018
End date
06 May, 2018
Date note
Date is for the live Part 2 course. Part 1 is an online module that can begin at any time.

Part 1: An Impairment-Based Approach to Concussion Assessment and Rehab

This is an online course, available through Embodia Academy (find it here)

Part 1 will introduce clinicians to an impairment-focused clinical assessment and treatment model for understanding, diagnosing, and managing concussions, regardless of how they have occurred. The course is designed to provide you with the following:

  • An understanding of the biomechanics of concussion, and relevant anatomy and physiology
  • The ability to effectively take a concussion-focused patient history
  • An assessment template to find the sources or drivers for patients' symptoms after concussion - based on current evidence and best practices
  • Programming strategies for patients with acute or chronic concussion symptoms
  • Confidence to teach your patients about their injury, and what they can do to optimize their recovery
  • Tools to determine when rest is helpful, and when it might be harmful
  • Information to bust some common concussion myths


Part 2: Special Topics in Concussion Rehabilitation

This is an in-person, case-based workshop.

Date: Sunday May 6, 2018

Location: Focus Physiotherapy, Vancouver, BC

This live workshop will elaborate on the topics introduced in Part 1 in order to expand your clinical reasoning and concussion management practice. Part 2 covers

  • Cases and examples to reinforce managing the cervical spine, vestibulo-ocular, and exertion-related treatment techniques from Part 1
  • How to program concussion baseline testing for your specific practice
  • Understanding the connection between concussion and whiplash
  • Special programming considerations for pediatric patients¬†
  • Concussion in the media - the truth vs. the hype

Register here

Event Cost
Part 1: $299 + HST, Part 2: $275 + HST
On-line and In-person

Focus Physiotherapy
109 W 2nd Ave
Vancouver BC

Posting expiry date
This course is not provided through PABC. If you have any questions, please contact the private organizer.