- December 8, 2018 - December 9, 2018
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
An introductory course on the clinical application of the contemporary Bobath concept with respect to the treatment and management of the incomplete spinal cord injured patient. The course will consist of theoretical information, patient demonstrations and practical sessions.
This is an introductory level course designed to expose the course participant to the assessment and treatment of the Incomplete Spinal Cord Injured Patient based on the principles of the Contemporary Bobath Concept. Theoretical information shall be covered in a formal lecture as well as informal discussion thru the weekend
The course instructor will demonstrate the clinical application of the Bobath concept through assessment, clinical reasoning and treatment of a client(s) who has sustained an incomplete spinal cord injury.
The course participants, under the supervision of the course instructor, will have the opportunity to develop their movement analysis and handling skills through daily practical sessions. All course participants should wear appropriate clothing for undressing during practical sessions.
The course is open to PT’s and OT‘s.
Saturday, December 8, 2018: 8:30 am – 5.00 pm
Sunday, December 9, 2018: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
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.
Venue Website: www.neuro-ability.caAddress:
Neuro-Ability Rehabilitation Services is located at 675 East 17th Ave on the North-West corner of Fraser St and East 17th Ave. Access is from East 17th Ave.
For clients there is FREE parking at the rear of the building on East 17th Ave.
For therapists there is free parking available on the street. Take care to read the parking signs.
The “#99 express bus” stops at Fraser and Broadway
The “#8 bus” runs along Fraser and stops at the clinic
The “#19 bus” runs along Kingsway and stops less than 2 blocks from the clinic
We’ll provide tea/coffee and healthy snacks. You are encouraged to bring your own re-useable drink container please.
You can bring your own lunch or purchase lunch from a range of local eateries a 5-minute walk.
Best Western Uptown Plus and the Holiday Inn Vancouver Centre are the closest hotels. There are also several Airbnb and VBRO suites in the area.