Bone Fit™ Workshops - Sep15

  • Date
    From Saturday, 15 September, 2018 to Sunday, 16 September, 2018
  • Time
    From 07:30 am to 04:00 am EDT
  • Organizer name
    Osteoporosis Canada/Ontario Osteoporosis Strategy
  • Price
    $200.00
  • Website
  • Address
    YMCA-YWCA of Guelph
    130 Woodland Glen Drive
    Guelph, ON

Do you work with clients with osteoporosis? Bone Fit™ is an evidence-informed exercise training workshop designed for healthcare professionals & exercise practitioners who work with clients with osteoporosis.

Osteoporosis Canada will be hosting the next Bone Fit™ Workshops at the following locations
September 15-16 – YMCA-YWCA of Guelph in Guelph
September 22-23– Elisabeth Bruyère in Ottawa
September 29-30 – McLean Community Centre in Ajax
October 13-14 – Health Sciences North, Ramsey Lake Health Centre in Sudbury
October 20-21 – Brock University in St. Catharines

What will you learn about at the workshop?
Learn about the most appropriate, safe and effective methods to prescribe and progress exercise for people with osteoporosis.
Learn about simple transitional movements, activities of daily living and recreational pursuits adaptable for people with osteoporosis.
Who should go to this and what is the cost to register for the workshop?

Bone Fit™ Basics (1-day, $200) is aimed at exercise and fitness professional working in the community with uncomplicated osteoporosis clients.
Bone Fit™ Clinical (2-day, $400) is for rehabilitation professionals working in a clinical environment with simple or complex osteoporosis.

How long is each day?
Basics is from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Clinical is from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday and 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday.
Who teaches the workshops?

Bone Fit™ workshops are led by our Lead Trainers, Judi Laprade, Ph.D, an Associate Professor at the Division of Anatomy, University of Toronto and Caitlin McArthur from GERAS.

What are the benefits of becoming Bone Fit™ -trained?
After you have passed your final test, you will appear on the Bone Fit™ -trained Professional Locator Map. Individuals who are looking for someone who is knowledgeable in working with clients with osteoporosis will be able to find you on this map.
You will be recognized as Bone Fit™ -Trained.
Continuing Education Credits are available with CSEP, Canfitpro, OFC, CPTN, CFES, CATA and YMCA upon completion of Bone Fit™ training.

Spaces are limited. Register now to get early bird pricing at http://www.bonefit.ca.

If you have any questions, please contact Kevin Ng, Education Coordinator at 416-696-2663 x2290 or email at kng@osteoporosis.ca.