Clinical Courses for Alberta's Post-Graduate Clinical Evaluation

Course Features

This Course Prepares You For

  • CPTA’s Post-Graduate Clinical Evaluation

Requirements

  • All students must have a computer with internet access, microphone, and webcam and be able to attend the live in-person sessions (if applicable).

Available Course Dates

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  • January 15 – Sundays
    (Calgary)

    CAD$2,000.00
    0 Available Seats
    Instructor: Juliana Vipond and Josh Firsow

    Juliana has a Masters of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Alberta and a Bachelor of Kinesiology from the University of Manitoba.

    She has practiced in a variety of clinical areas including private practice, hip and knee pre/post operative clinics and subacute MSK units. She currently works in a short stay Regional Community Transition Program unit where she treats patients recovering from a variety of medical and subacute MSK conditions.

    She has a passion for teaching and helping others. Juliana focuses on creating an inclusive learning environment where students can build their confidence and refine their clinical reasoning skills. If you are lucky enough to be one of her students, know that Juliana is dedicated and motivated in helping you become the best exam candidate you can be!

    Josh completed his Master's of Science in Physical Therapy at the University of Alberta after completing his undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree.

    Josh has a love of teaching that he incorporates into all aspects of his professional practice. Josh currently works in private practice physiotherapy at the University of Calgary. He previously worked as a University of Alberta MScPT anatomy lab teaching assistant.

    Josh enjoys supporting his students by addressing their individual academic challenges, helping to build their confidence and collaborating to assist students in achieving their goals. Josh focuses on providing clear feedback on clinical skills so his students feel empowered to improve and pass their licensing exams!

     

    Suggested course for students attempting the February 2023 Alberta Alternative exam.

    Course sessions are in-person and will be located at Unit #012, 70 Country Hills Landing NW, Calgary.

    There will be a scheduled 1/2 hour break between morning and afternoon sessions.

    Jan 15, 2023
    10:00am-1:00pm MST
    Session 1
    MSK Example OSCE Stations: Lower Extremity Pathologies - Subjective History Taking
    Jan 15, 2023
    1:30pm-4:30pm MST
    Session 2
    MSK Example OSCE Stations: Upper Extremity Pathologies - Special Tests
    Jan 22, 2023
    10:00am-1:00pm MST
    Session 3
    MSK Example OSCE Stations: Spine Scans - Joint Mobilizations - Manual Muscle Testing
    Jan 22, 2023
    1:30pm-4:30pm MST
    Session 4
    Cardiorespiratory Example OSCE Stations: Lung Pathologies - Breathing Clearance - Secretion Clearance - IPMA
    Jan 29, 2023
    10:00am-1:00pm MST
    Session 5
    Mobility Example OSCE Stations: Transfers - Mobilization with/without Lines - Gait Aids - Gait & Balance Assessment
    Jan 29, 2023
    1:30pm-4:30pm MST
    Session 6
    Neurology Example OSCE Stations: Acquired Brain Injury - Spinal Cord Injury - Neurodegenerative Diseases - Tone Assessment
    Feb 5, 2023
    10:00am-1:00pm MST
    Session 7
    Multisystem Example OSCE Stations: Cranial Nerves - RA/OA - Spondyloarthritis - Osteoporosis - Pain
    Feb 5, 2023
    1:30pm-4:30pm MST
    Session 8
    Cardiorespiratory & Multisystem Example OSCE Stations: Cardiovascular Conditions - Cardiac Assessment - Pregnancy - Pediatrics - Modalities
    Feb 12, 2023
    10:00am-1:00pm MST
    Session 9
    Multisystem Example OSCE Stations: Infection Transmission - Metabolic Disorders - Amputees - Documentation - Ethics
    Feb 12, 2023
    1:30pm-4:30pm MST
    Session 10
    Mixed Example OSCE Stations: Variety of possible stations for review