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Manitoba Physiotherapy Association

MPA provides leadership for and direction to the physiotherapy profession; fosters excellence in practice, education and research; and positions the physiotherapy profession as integral to the health and wellness of Manitobans.

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Continuing Education

MPA offers several professional development courses to help meet your learning needs, which are discounted for members. Below is a list of the upcoming opportunities.

Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy Courses

Fri, Sep. 21st, 2018 - 9:00 am to Mon, Sep. 24th, 2018 - 5:00 pm
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A World of Hurt: A Guide to Classifying Pain

At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to:

  1. Dfferentiate basic subjective and objective clinical characteristics for nociceptive, peripheral neurogenic, central sensitization, affective and motor / autonomic pain mechanisms.
  2. Apply Pain Mechanism Classification Systems (PMCS) to patients with pain complaints.
  3. Prescribe neuroscience patient education per yellow flag risk form high domain patterns for fear / escape avoidance behavior, self-efficacy and confidence, emotional stress, and nerve related pain.
  4. Understand patient rated outcome measures and psychometric measures for pain.
  5. Effectively classify dominating pain mechanisms using PMCS.
  6. Effectively prescribe active neurodynamic exercise for peripheral neurogenic pain mechanism, and Sensorimotor exercise for motor / autonomic pain mechanism.
Sat, Oct. 20th, 2018 - 8:00 am to Sun, Oct. 21st, 2018 - 5:00 pm
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