CBIA offers a variety of courses for qualified physiotherapists and occupational therapists across Canada. We also provide instruction for other health care workers including rehabilitation assistants and kinesiologists. All courses are related to treatment of individuals with neurological conditions. We also offer courses applying relevant principles of practice to other populations, e.g. Neuro for Ortho Physiotherapists: Applying Neurophysiological Research to Orthopedic and Sports Injury Clientele.
All courses include theoretical foundations to practice, practical sessions to develop handling and clinical reasoning skills and demonstrations/workshops with patients
5-day Advanced Courses. IBITA certified. (Themed)
Prerequisites: Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists, in possession of an IBITA recognized basic course certificate will be accepted as participants in an advanced course. It is recommended but not required to have a minimum of 6 months experience after completion of the 15-day Basic Bobath Course.
Description: These courses are themed around a specific clinical focus thus enabling the therapist to deepen their skill set beyond the Basic Course level.
In addition to theory, clinical reasoning and practical sessions the Advanced course offers supervised/mentored treatment sessions with patients.
• Advanced Course Learning Objectives (PDF)
• Advanced Course Core Curriculum (PDF)
• IBITA webpage regarding Advanced Courses – https://ibita.org/advanced-course/
Course length: 5-days, 35 contact hours
CBIA is response based to requests for Advanced Course themes. Some examples include:
• Clinical Reasoning
• Developing Core Stability for Efficient Locomotion
• Core Stability as a Component of Postural Control
• Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury
• A Call to Arms
• Optimising functional performance
• Developing Core Control
• Patterns of Muscle Activation for Postural Transitions
• Step to Reach – A Clinical analysis of a complex kinetic chain
3-day Post Basic Course
Prerequsite: Completion of the 15-day Basic Bobath Course.
Description: This course offers the therapist the opportunity to deepen movement analysis, clinical reasoning and skill of facilitation. In comparison to all other courses their will be NO formal lectures