• March 2, 2019 - March 3, 2019
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Course Description
A two-day course. Course participants will gain a basic understanding of the fundamental principles of the Bobath concept with respect to the appropriate handling of the hemiplegic upper limb, movement transitions such as transfers, bed mobility and gait, positioning in the wheelchair, getting into and out of bed, dressing and undressing.

The course will be largely practical with the opportunity to practice handling skills with patients during goal-orientated tasks. The key learning from each patient session will be summarized and presented to the group. Theoretical knowledge pertaining to the application of the Bobath Concept will be provided in an introductory lecture

The course is open to Nursing staff & Health Care Assistants

Course Instructor:
Catherine Eustace BAppSc(PT), Member of CPA, Advanced IBITA Instructor

Schedule (15 contact hours)
March 2-3, 2019
11 hours 45 minutes
All participants must sign a waiver and a manual handling disclosure to participate in practical component.

Please wear appropriate clothing for undressing during practical sessions,
e.g. shorts, sports bra.

A certificate cannot be issued if non-attendance to the course is > than 2 hours less than the course schedule.

Lunch is not included in course fees. Coffee, tea and snacks will be provided during breaks.
CBIA Cancellation Policy
A $150 cancellation fee will be charged if the participant cancels one month prior to course commencement.
If the participant cancels within one month of course commencement, a refund will only be granted (minus $150 cancellation fee) if the course place is filled by another registrant.

The Canadian Bobath Instructors Association reserves the right to postpone or cancel a course if a minimum number of course registrants is not met. Course registrants are responsible for their travel expenses including changes to bookings, please take the above into consideration when booking flights and/or reserving accommodation.
CBIA reserves the right to substitute CBIA Instructors if any one of them is rendered unable to teach.


Queen Elizabeth Hospital, 60 Riverside Dr, Charlottetown, PEI, Canada, C1A 8T5

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