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Biopsychosocial Reframed: A Complimentary Class for New Grads/Students (North America - PST - March 6)
Biopsychosocial Reframed: A Complimentary Class for New Grads/Students (North America - PST - March 6)
Biopsychosocial Reframed: A Complimentary Class for New Grads/Students (North America - PST - March 6)
Biopsychosocial Reframed: A Complimentary Class for New Grads/Students (North America - PST - March 6)

Biopsychosocial Reframed: A Complimentary Class for New Grads/Students (North America - PST - March 6)

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This continuing education course is targeted to New Grads or those within their first three years of clinical practice. The course participant should be familiar with the assessment and treatment of musculoskeletal and/or pelvic health conditions.

 

North America
Saturday 10 AM - 12 PM PST • March 6

Details

When: Saturday 10 AM - 12 PM PST • March 6

This class will be a 2 hour live, online session.

Where: From the comfort of your favorite armchair.

How: All you need to take this live, online course is a Zoom account. We encourage you to sign up for your free Zoom account before the first session. You will receive your Zoom meeting link two weeks before the course begins.

Syllabus

Upon completion of this course, participants will learn:

  • To move beyond “talking” about a biopsychosocial model of care to truly incorporating this model into your practice.
  • To define central sensitization and how to measure the characteristics of central sensitization in your clinical practice.
  • To understand a clinical framework for treating persistent pain that expands on your current biomechanical skills often focused on heavily in training programs (from new grad perspective).
  • How to assess two drivers of a sensitized nervous system and to “match” evidence-informed psychosocial skills to these drivers including depression/anxiety/stress and pain catastrophization  .
  • Learn how to incorporate and solidify these skills at the beginning of your career.

Pre-Requisites:

Student or New Graduate of a rehabilitation program, or within their first three years of clinical rehabilitation practice. 

Anyone with questions is encouraged to contact Reframe Rehab to discuss individual backgrounds and circumstances.

Benefits

This course enables participants to REFRAME their understanding of assessing and treating musculoskeletal conditions (including pelvic health) from a Biopsychosocial perspective. This course is meant specifically for New Grads or those within their first three years of clinical practice to help solidify concepts and increase your confidence and improve your outcomes with patients.  

In this course, participants will apply their knowledge of musculoskeletal rehabilitation to the Biopsychosocial framework and learn how to build a solid, career-long foundation to treat patients from a whole-person perspective. 

Evidence-based assessment and treatment techniques will be emphasized looking at the biopsychosocial aspects of musculoskeletal pain conditions. Participants will finish this course with an understanding of Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment and using assessment questionnaires including the Depression, Anxiety, Stress Scale (DASS-21), the Central Sensitization Inventory (CSI) and the Pain Catastrophizing Scale (PCS) to determining the characteristics of your patient’s pain and how to address these in your rehab treatment plan.

Instructor

Alex Keizer, PT

Alex graduated from McMaster University with a Master of Science in Physiotherapy and has an ongoing clinical practice in Pelvic Health, Orthopaedics and Paediatrics. Alex enjoys working in an education capacity as a sessional faculty member in the Kinesiology program at Vancouver Island University. Alex is actively involved in pelvic health and persistent pain research with Brittany and Carolyn Vandyken, PT and Sinead Dufour, PT of McMaster University.

Certificate

Earn a certificate upon completion from Reframe Rehab.

Mentorship

Get ongoing support with free office hours and monthly drop-in sessions with instructors–available indefinitely to all course graduates.

Time Zone

Find out when the course runs in your time zone: The Time Zone Converter

Participation Policy

  • To receive a certificate for course participation, it is allowable to miss one class in the posted class schedule. If you miss more than one class, you will be ineligible for a class certificate.
  • We will only offer one recording for one missed session.
  • No refunds will be given for missed classes.

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellations that are made 15 days or more in advance of the class start date, will receive a 100% refund by original payment method minus 10% administration fees.
  • Cancellations made within 14 days or less of the event will receive a credit towards the same course to be taken within one calendar year. No refunds will be issued in this time period.
  • Please let your instructor know if you will be missing a class so that the instructor knows.
Please contact us if there are any questions about the cancellation policy at info@reframerehab.com

Details

Details

When: Saturday 10 AM - 12 PM PST • March 6

This class will be a 2 hour live, online session.

Where: From the comfort of your favorite armchair.

How: All you need to take this live, online course is a Zoom account. We encourage you to sign up for your free Zoom account before the first session. You will receive your Zoom meeting link two weeks before the course begins.

Syllabus

Syllabus

Upon completion of this course, participants will learn:

  • To move beyond “talking” about a biopsychosocial model of care to truly incorporating this model into your practice.
  • To define central sensitization and how to measure the characteristics of central sensitization in your clinical practice.
  • To understand a clinical framework for treating persistent pain that expands on your current biomechanical skills often focused on heavily in training programs (from new grad perspective).
  • How to assess two drivers of a sensitized nervous system and to “match” evidence-informed psychosocial skills to these drivers including depression/anxiety/stress and pain catastrophization  .
  • Learn how to incorporate and solidify these skills at the beginning of your career.

Pre-Requisites:

Student or New Graduate of a rehabilitation program, or within their first three years of clinical rehabilitation practice. 

Anyone with questions is encouraged to contact Reframe Rehab to discuss individual backgrounds and circumstances.

Benefits

Benefits

This course enables participants to REFRAME their understanding of assessing and treating musculoskeletal conditions (including pelvic health) from a Biopsychosocial perspective. This course is meant specifically for New Grads or those within their first three years of clinical practice to help solidify concepts and increase your confidence and improve your outcomes with patients.  

In this course, participants will apply their knowledge of musculoskeletal rehabilitation to the Biopsychosocial framework and learn how to build a solid, career-long foundation to treat patients from a whole-person perspective. 

Evidence-based assessment and treatment techniques will be emphasized looking at the biopsychosocial aspects of musculoskeletal pain conditions. Participants will finish this course with an understanding of Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment and using assessment questionnaires including the Depression, Anxiety, Stress Scale (DASS-21), the Central Sensitization Inventory (CSI) and the Pain Catastrophizing Scale (PCS) to determining the characteristics of your patient’s pain and how to address these in your rehab treatment plan.

Instructor

Instructor

Alex Keizer, PT

Alex graduated from McMaster University with a Master of Science in Physiotherapy and has an ongoing clinical practice in Pelvic Health, Orthopaedics and Paediatrics. Alex enjoys working in an education capacity as a sessional faculty member in the Kinesiology program at Vancouver Island University. Alex is actively involved in pelvic health and persistent pain research with Brittany and Carolyn Vandyken, PT and Sinead Dufour, PT of McMaster University.

Certificate

Certificate

Earn a certificate upon completion from Reframe Rehab.

Mentorship

Mentorship

Get ongoing support with free office hours and monthly drop-in sessions with instructors–available indefinitely to all course graduates.

Time Zone

Time Zone

Find out when the course runs in your time zone: The Time Zone Converter

Participation Policy

Participation Policy

  • To receive a certificate for course participation, it is allowable to miss one class in the posted class schedule. If you miss more than one class, you will be ineligible for a class certificate.
  • We will only offer one recording for one missed session.
  • No refunds will be given for missed classes.

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellations that are made 15 days or more in advance of the class start date, will receive a 100% refund by original payment method minus 10% administration fees.
  • Cancellations made within 14 days or less of the event will receive a credit towards the same course to be taken within one calendar year. No refunds will be issued in this time period.
  • Please let your instructor know if you will be missing a class so that the instructor knows.
Please contact us if there are any questions about the cancellation policy at info@reframerehab.com