- March 28, 2019 - October 27, 2019
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
This is a clinical course comprised of clinical learning sessions that include lectures, practical sessions, patient demonstrations and patient treatment sessions. During the period between modules, the course participants complete a guided self-directed case report.
Participants will be instructed in the Bobath Concept with respect to the assessment, treatment and management of adult neurological conditions. The practical application of contemporary research findings will be emphasized to promote “best practice”. Therapists will have the opportunity to work with a variety of clinical diagnoses including, CVA, ABI & iSCI, at various stages of recovery. This course has a practical emphasis to enable therapists the opportunity to develop handling skills.
Session I – (4 days) Thursday, March 28 – Sunday, March 31, 2019
Session II – (4 days) Thursday, April 11 – Sunday, April 14, 2019
Session III – (4 days) Thursday, May 2 – Sunday, May 5, 2019
Session IV – (3 days) Friday, Oct 25 -Sunday, October 27, 2019
Libby Swain PT, MA, IBITA Advanced Course Instructor
Registered Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists may attend the basic course. It is preferred that individuals have worked with the neurological patient population for over one year. Completion of a CBIA 2-day or 3-day Introductory Course, or an NDTA Introductory Course, is strongly recommended. Out of province participants must scan and email proof of temporary registration in the relevant province within four weeks of course start.
Basic Course Letter re IBITA (PDF)
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.
All participants who successfully complete the course including the case report assignment will receive an IBITA stamped certificate. If a course-member is absent for more than one day (= 8 hours) the IBITA certificate will not be given.
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 minimim 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.
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