Education

We are instructors for the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, teaching advanced manual therapy skills to graduated physiotherapists in Ontario; two of our team co-authored an authoritative manual widely used in our profession.

workbooks

The Upper Quadrant & The Lower Quadrant
Workbooks of Manual Therapy Techniques

by Scott Whitmore, Kate Gladney & Angus Driver

 

These Manual Therapy Workbooks cover the assessment and treatment of both spinal and peripheral joints. Each technique is described in detail and accompanied by photographs. Manuals are available for purchase online or direct from Adelaide West Physiotherapy.

 

courses

SYLLABUS COURSES

LEVEL 2 LOWER

 

Location: Adelaide West Physiotherapy, Toronto, ON  

Dates: Feb. 9-11, 2018 | March 9-11, 2018 | April 13-15, 2018 | May 11-13, 2018

* 2 PM start time on Fridays

Instructors:  Kate Gladney, Darryl Viegas, Melanie MacKinnon & Paul Shin

Assistants: Mandi Hayes and Kevin Okamura

LEVEL 3 LOWER 

 

Location: Cardon Rehab, Burlington, ON

Dates: Feb 23-25, 2018| Apr 13-15, 2018| May 4-6, 2018

Instructors: Carl Gayle, Euson Yeung and Shannon Michels

Assistants: Nicole Sullivan and Stephanie Howard

COURSES OF INTEREST

Intermediate Practical Examination (IPE) 2017

Applications for the 2017 Intermediate Practical Examination will be accepted from November 15th until December 31, 2017.  The application will be available online on November 15, 2017 (not before).  Deadline for mentorship hours is January 31, 2018.  If the candidate does not submit hours by the deadline, they will be placed on the waiting list.

The IPE will be held in Toronto on April 6-8 and in Montreal on April 20-22, 2018

Please contact Kate Gladney at manipexams@hotmail.com if you have any questions.

 

 

Please contact us for more information about the Syllabus Courses.

COURSES OF INTEREST

Intermediate Practical Examination (IPE) Coaching Sessions           

 

Location: Adelaide West Physiotherapy Clinic.  View directions.

Dates: Please see below

Cost: $ 1582 ($1400 plus HST)
Instructors: Carl Gayle, Mai Ly and Jeff Crowley
Registration: Intermediate Course Information and Registration 2018-19

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course is intended for candidates preparing to challenge the Orthopaedic division’s intermediate practical examination.

Eligibility: Candidates must have completed the level 3 upper and level 3 lower course by December 31, 2018 in order to participate in the coaching sessions.

Purpose: To refine manual skills and the clinical reasoning process in order to prepare the candidates for the IPE.

DATES
  • Saturday Sept 15, 2018: Introduction, review scans, CV region
  • Saturday Oct. 13, 2018: Cervical spine & TMJ
  • Saturday Nov.3, 2018: Thoracic Spine*
  • Saturday Dec.1, 2018: Upper Peripheral *
  • TBA: Sat. Jan. 2019: Lumbar Spine
  • TBA: Sat. Feb. 2019: Lower Peripheral
  • 2 dates in February or March 2019 TBA- Mock practical exams
COST & PAYMENT DETAILS

Cost: $ 1582 ($1400 + 182 HST) Class size is limited to 12. Cheques may be postdated to August 24, 2018. A $150 cancellation fee will be levied if candidates cancel between August 24, 2018 and September 1, 2018. No refunds for cancelations after September 1, 2018. Please make cheques payable to Adelaide West Physiotherapy and mail to 366 Adelaide St. West Suite 403. Toronto Ontario M5V 1R9.

This prep course will prepare the candidates for the IPE in the following way:

PRACTICAL EXAM

Practical techniques will be reviewed at each class with focus on refining hands on skills.  New techniques will not be taught as it is expected that the candidates have learned all techniques during the level 1-3 courses.  Mock exams will be given to help prepare for the oral/practical exam.

MENTORSHIP HOURS

40 hours of mentorship is provided through the in class coaching sessions.  The candidates are responsible for attaining the remainder of the 15 clinical mentorship hours and the 35 non-clinical hours on their own.  The total of 90 mentorship hours must be completed by January 31, 2019.

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