Start date
22 September, 2018
End date
23 September, 2018
Date note
Saturday September 22, 2018 (all sites) and Sunday morning (1/2 day) September 23, 2018 (Vancouver site only)

Pulmonary Rehabilitation & Exercise Prescription: State of the Art & Science will be coming to Vancouver (Saturday Sept. 22 and Sunday morning Sept. 23, 2018), Prince George and Fort St. John BC (Saturday Sept. 22, 2018 via Videoconference distribution, one day only).

What is the Pulmonary Rehabilitation & Exercise Prescription course?  What will I learn?

Pat Camp PT, PhD, and Gail Dechman PT PhD will lead this state of the art interdisciplinary continuing education course for pulmonary rehabilitation professionals. 

The course features current practices in Canada and application of the latest research advances in pulmonary rehabilitation.  Learners will use the results of exercise testing to create and progress evidence-based exercise prescriptions that address deficits in aerobic capacity, endurance and strength in people with chronic lung disease, including COPD and Interstitial Pulmonary Fibrosis.

An additional ½ day (Vancouver only) will allow learners to administer field tests of aerobic capacity and strength for exercise prescription for people in pulmonary rehabilitation.

Additional guest speakers include Chris Ryerson PhD, Yannick Molgat-Seon PhD, Alanna Simms PT, MSc, Darrel Hagel PT, MRSc

 Who should attend this course?

Physical therapists, respiratory therapists, nurses, physicians, exercise physiologists and pulmonary rehabilitation professionals.

Register early to secure your spot! 

For further information contact:

This course is offered with the generous support of the BC Lung Association.

Event Cost
Vancouver in person 1.5 days $300 Prince George, Fort St. John via videoconference 1 day $145
In person

St. Paul's Hospital Conference Centre (Vancouver), UNBC (Prince George), Fort St. John Hospital
Vancouver (host site) BC

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