Manitoba Athletic Therapists Association

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Safe Harbour Therapy - Athletic Therapist

Safe Harbour Therapy is looking for an athletic therapist to join the collaborative clinic of independent practitioners who heal: body, mind, and soul.

An interested athletic therapist would join the following: Psychotherapy, Homeopathy, Clinical Social Work, Counselling, Massage Therapy, Neuro-technology, Reflexology, Lymphatic Drainage, Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Hypnotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Marriage and Family Therapy, Medical Intuition, Dietetics, Spiritual Life Coaching, Somatic Experiencing, Naturopathy, and Traditional Chinese Medicine.

If you are interested in learning more, please contact Julie for more information 204-803-3455 or julie@safeharbourtherapy.com.

Advanced Persistent Pain Certification Program - Winnipeg


Advanced Persistent Pain Program 

by 

Advanced Physical Therapy Education Institute

Supported by the Manitoba Athletic Therapists' Association


Upon completion of the program, the therapists will be confident in differentiating nociceptive, peripheral neurogenic and central sensitization pain.

How can clinicians help this particular patient recover?


When:  October 5-6, 2019
Time:  9:00am-5:00pm
Where:  Sport for Life Centre - 145 Pacific Avenue, Winnipeg
CEUs:  Under CATA review
Fee:  $495 - MATA members opportunity for $100 reimbursement - CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS
Instructor:  Dr. Bahram Jam, PT, FCAMT

Full course information and listing can be viewed HERE

On-line Registration Available:  www.aptei.ca

Fort Garry/Fort Rouge Twins Junior Hockey (MMJHL) - Athletic therapist or certification candidate

Fort Garry/Fort Rouge Twins Junior Hockey team of the MMJHL is looking for an athletic therapist or certification candidate to help out their team for the remainder of the season.

League:  MMJHL - Manitoba Major Junior Hockey League (males aged 18-21)

Season:  Sept 4, 2018 - Mid March 2019

Home Rink:  Century Arena - 1377 Clarence Avenue, Winnipeg

Commitment:  Required at practices and all games

Number of Games:  45 - two week break at Christmas (Dec 22 to Jan 5 approx.)
   Games Friday and Sunday evenings
   Usual game times 7:30pm-9:30pm (arrival one hour to game time)

Out of town travel - Travel to Morris 2 or 3 times a season.  Team travel by bus from Century arena to Morris and return.

Medical kit stocked and available.  Account with Diamond Athletics.  Responsibility to keep maintained and stocked.

Honorarium/mileage reimbursement plans.  Amount negotiated upon experience.  Payment schedule decided by suitable candidate.  Team clothing provided.

Additional Request:  Maintain team computer program relating to concussions program.

Contact Person:  Mike Ashley,  Twins General Manager,
    Cell - 204-794-5587, email:  bigmikeya@gmail.com

Introduction to Radial Shockwave Therapy - Winnipeg

Manitoba Fearless Women's Tackle Football - Athletic Therapist


Athletic Therapist for 2019 Season Needed

The Manitoba Fearless Women's Tackle Football Team is in need of a Athletic Therapist for the 2019 Season.

Responsibilities:

Rookie Camp Jan 5, 2019, 1-5pm, Min 1 Practice per week during May – June to check on injuries. 3 regular season games in Winnipeg + 1 travel Game to Regina, Playoffs TBD (Up to 3 more games)

For games we would require the AT to bring a helper/student for taping. If the successful candidate must miss a game they are required to find a replacement.

Games typically Sunday afternoon, but there is a possibility of a Saturday evening or two. Schedule will be available early in 2019.

Travel & Supplies provided by the team

Honorarium is provided


If interested, please forward a resume to
Lisa Cummings, General Manager  mbfearlessfootball@gmail.com

Certified Ergonomics Specialist Designation Program - Winnipeg



E.K. Gillin & Associates' nationally recognized Certified Ergonomics Specialist Designation Program (CES Program) is coming to Winnipeg November 19 - 23. There are a few spots left for health care professionals, safety professionals, safety and health co-chairs and committee members, design engineers and architects who work in or who are interested in working in ergonomics to attend.

In Manitoba, more than two thirds of the injuries reported to the Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba are as a result of poor ergonomics. In order to improve these injury rates, it's important to have a solid understanding of the injury mechanism process and causes.

This week-long CES Program focuses on specific and teachable skills, including the science behind ergonomics, current ergonomic tools and assessment formats. Participants will also gain continuing education points for their current professional designations along with the right to use the CES designation (as permitted by professional association).

Date:       November 19 - 23, 2018 8:30am - 5:00pm
Location:     Imperial Building, 16th floor -363 Broadway Ave, Winnipeg
Cost:       $2,932.35 (including 13% HST and GST)

Please feel free to extend this invitation to other S&H Professionals in Manitoba!

Complimentary parking validation is provided if you park in the North Lot at the RBC Convention Centre (entrance on Carlton Street between St. Mary and York Avenues). To learn more about the course, and to register,  http://www.ekginc.com/upcoming

Please contact Gail Archer-Heese (204-954-6138) if you have any questions about the logistics of the course. Questions regarding the course can be directed to 1-888-771-6754. SAFE Work Manitoba is pleased to be hosting these industry leaders in ergonomic professional development, and we look forward to see you there!

CLICK HERE FOR BROCHURE

A Comprehensive Introduction to Acupuncture - Winter-Spring 2019

A Comprehensive Introduction To Acupuncture
“The Art & The Science”

Winter-Spring 2019

www.acu-acupuncture.com


*Approved course by MPI for billing acupuncture*

 - Submit certificate to MATA upon completion to be registered with MPI


Dates Winter-Spring 2019

Weekend I       Saturday February 9
                        Sunday February 10

Weekend II      Saturday February 23
                        Sunday February 24

Weekend III    Saturday March 9
                       Sunday March 10

Weekend IV   Saturday March 23
                       Sunday March 24

Weekend V    Saturday April 6
                       Sunday April 7

Weekend VI    Review/Written/Practical Examination
                        Saturday April 27
                        Sunday April 28

Course Cost $3650.00 + GST (5%)  **payment plan available

Includes: Tuition
     Preceptor Contact
     Textbook
     Course notes
     Acupuncture supplies
     Written exam
     Practical exam

For Further Information or to register online, please visit:
www.acu-acupuncture.com or e-mail: info@acu-acupuncture.com

 REGISTRATION FORM


Instructors: Anne Dawson, P.T. CAFC
Dr. Barbara Shay, P.T. CAFC (PhD Neurophysiology)
Anastasia Meseman, P.T.
Sylvia Lavallee, P.T.
Andrea Lehenbauer, P.T.

Location:    Fitness Physiotherapy
                   135 Roslyn Road
                   Winnipeg, MB   R3L 0G7

Innovative Medical Supplies - Winnipeg



Innovative Medical Supplies is Hiring!

Innovative Medical Supplies is looking to hire a part time employee for our main location at 217 Henderson hwy with a possibility of hours at our Courts location at 8-2727 Portage Avenue.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, customer service, shipping and receiving, deliveries, answering the phone, brace fittings, and handling cash.  Retain and computer experience an asset, but not required.

Qualifications:


  • Certified Athletic Therapist as well as students from an accredited Athletic Therapy Program are encouraged to apply.

Resumes can be dropped off at 217 Henderson Hwy, or emailed to albert@innovativemedicalsupplies.com
For any questions, please contact Albert Amante at 204-663-6633

Maintaining Professional Boundaries Seminar - Winnipeg

Maintaining Professional Boundaries in Healthcare Services


A combined event for members of the Manitoba Athletic Therapists' Association (MATA), Manitoba Chiropractors Association (MCA), the massage Therapy Association of Manitoba (MTAM) and the Manitoba Physiotherapy Association (MPA)

A reminder that the rescheduled date is for Sunday, October 14, 2018  1:00pm to 4:00pm

St. Boniface General Hospital, Samuel N. Cohen Auditorium
COST: $20 per person (plus GST)

This seminar event will host key speaker, Aviva Goldbert, MD MA FRCPC, Ethics Medical Advisor, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority.  There will also be a panel discussion of ethics professionals form each organization will be presented with common case examples of boundary violations and challenges for discussion.

Registration: CLICK HERE FOR REGISTRATION

Official brochure can be viewed HERE


We look forward to seeing our membership out at this event!  It's a unique opportunity to engage in a topic such as this with other healthcare professionals.

MSOT Symposium of Orthopaedic Technology - Winnipeg, MB

MSOT Symposium of Orthopaedic Technology


Friday MOS event:
Register:  https://www.cpd-umanitoba.com/events/58th-annual-manitoba-orthopaedic-symposium-2018/

$120.00 - 1 day (Saturday only) CSOT Members

$130.00 - 1 day (Saturday only) Allied Health Professionals/non-members

$20.00 - Museum of Human Rights Tour
     Payment for tour will be required at time of registration

Payment by cheque sent to:
     Pan Am Clinic, ATTN: Kevin Eastoe
     75 Poseidon Bay
     Winnipeg, MB, R3M 3E4

or e-transfer to:
     msotpayment@orthotechmb.ca


Brochure & Registration Link


For more information please visit the link above

Osteoporosis Canada - Bone Up Workshop - Winnipeg,MB

Bone Up Workshop
Presented by Osteoporosis Canada


Osteoporosis Canada's “Bone Up” workshop is coming to Winnipeg on Wednesday, October 24, 2018

This continuing education workshop is specifically designed for those treating and training individuals with Osteoporosis and is delivered by 3 professionals with a special interest in the field.

Date:  Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Location:  Rady JCC Fitness Centre - 123 Doncaster Street, Winnipeg, MB

Cost:  $60/person; $40/student

5:30pm Light dinner; 6:00pm-9:00pm Program


INFORMATION PAMPHLET

REGISTRATION & MORE INFORMATION


If you have any questions, please see contact info below.

Thank you,

Sandy Owczar
Community Engagement Coordinator
Region 2 – Manitoba/Saskatchewan
Osteoporosis Canada
100-1465 Buffalo Place
Winnipeg, MB R3T 1L8
204-772-3498
sowczar@osteoporosis.ca
osteoporosis.ca