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Speaker's Night FREE - Fri, April 27, 2018

Don't forget to RSVP for our LOU Speaker's Night!

Join us at the Lamplighter Inn London where ...

Exercise Essentials -Bruce Craven

*NEW* discount for physiotherapy students:
Exercise Essentials is a dynamic two-day course desi...

Reminder: The Bev Padfield Clinical Research Award (Due: Jan 30, 2018))

“The Bev Padfield Clinical Research Award” was initiated in 2009. This $3000.00 award is designe...

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Here you can find news and stories regarding London Orthopeadic Unit members and our instructors. We will also try to share any stories of notable accomplishments, available education bursaries, personal awards and special recognitions. Have a newsworthy story to share? Please forward your suggestions to the LOU executive here.

Speaker's Night FREE - Fri, April 27, 2018

17/04/2018

Don't forget to RSVP for our LOU Speaker's Night!

Join us at the Lamplighter Inn London where we will provide a delicious complimentary buffet and an opportunity to mingle, network and learn from a variety of speakers. A cash bar is available for drinks - please arrange transport accordingly.

Sam Doralp will be providing our opening keynote on the future of clinical education. Sam is a registered physiotherapist and is also the Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education in the School of PT at Western University.

We'll also hear from our 2 Bev Padfield bursary winners, several 2 minutes 2 slides presentations, the top 3 business plans from the Western PT student pitch competition, and finish off with a panel discussion.

AND - once again, don't forget the complimentary buffett, networking opportunities, and cash bar.

Our event was popular last time so please reserve your FREE ticket. Please RSVP via Eventbrite by April 24th, 2018 via the link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lou-speakers-night-tickets-43494196312

 

or contact us if you're interested.

Exercise Essentials -Bruce Craven

09/04/2018

*NEW* discount for physiotherapy students:
Exercise Essentials is a dynamic two-day course designed to provide therapists with a new approach to designing exercise programs for their clients.

The course covers:

1- Movement system analysis to better determine your exercise prescription

2- Development of dynamic motor control exercises aimed at improving strength and tissue extensibility

3- The “how to’s” of exercise technique teaching and modifications

4- Energy systems programming for different forms of exercise

Wear comfortable clothes- this course will be active.

Dates: April 28th, 29th, 2018
Cost: $425  *NEW* discount for physio students available, please email wendymccann@rogers.com
Location: Elborn College, Western University - come dressed to move
 

Reminder: The Bev Padfield Clinical Research Award (Due: Jan 30, 2018))

07/01/2018

“The Bev Padfield Clinical Research Award” was initiated in 2009. This $3000.00 award is designed to recognize physiotherapists who are involved in research for the advancement of manual therapy in orthopaedics.

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION

The individual must be a member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association/Ontario Physiotherapy Association, and a member of the London Orthopaedic Unit (LOU).

The individual must have an active college license and be involved in direct patient care.

Limited to the field of Orthopaedics / Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Practice

London Orthopaedic Unit Bursary APPLICATION Form

20/08/2017

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APPLICATION

London Orthopaedic Unit Bursaries and Awards

20/08/2017

London Orthopaedic Unit Bursaries and Awards:

 

1. Continuing Education Bursary

 

$500 will be awarded to one successful applicant from the London Unit from the purpose of continuing education within the Orthopedic Division. The goal of this award is to encourage ongoing pursuit in orthopaedics. Applicants must be members of CPA/LOU and be involved in direct patient care in orthopaedics. In return, the recipient of the award is asked to provide a 5-7 minute talk to the London Unit members at a Speaker’s Night, or to assist at a Member Appreciation Day.  Applications will be considered for Orthopedic Division courses already taken, or upcoming courses with confirmed paid registration, within the Bursary calendar year.

 

Deadline: September 1st, Annually

Application

 

2. Outreach Continuing Education Bursary

 

Each year an Education Bursary for $500 will be awarded to one successful applicant from the London Unit for the purpose of continuing education within the Orthopedic Division. This Bursary will be awarded to a successful candidate living in an outreach area (defined as within the catchment of the London Unit but greater that 50 km from central London). First time applicants, candidates with limited access to mentoring and those incurring costs associated with traveling to London to participate in a syllabus course will be given priority. Applicants must be members of CPA/LOU and be involved in direct patient care in orthopaedics. In return, the recipient of the award is asked to provide a 5-7 minute talk to the London Unit members at a Speaker’s Night, or to assist at a Member Appreciation Day. Applications will be considered for Orthopedic Division courses already taken, or upcoming courses with confirmed paid registration, within the Bursary calendar year.

 

Deadline: September 1st, Annually

Application

 

3. MPT Student Academic Award

 

$500 will be awarded annually to the graduating UWO student from the PT program who receives top marks during their clinical orthopaedic placement. The winner of this award will receive a $500 certificate toward a syllabus or non-syllabus course offered by the London Unit. The goal of this award is to provide recognitions to a student who demonstrates excellence in orthopaedics.

 

Deadline: To be awarded at UWO Fall Commencement

No application necessary.

LONDON ORTHO UNIT EXCLUSIVE! Discounted course bundles with payment plans now available!

29/11/2016

 

 
Starting with our Winter 2017 courses, we will now be offering new ways to pay for Level 2 and 3 courses to help ease the big payout stress, and help you move your way through the levels a little easier.
 
Here’s what is on offer:
 
Bundle 1:  Level 2 and 3 Upper 
Bundle 2: Level 2 and 3 Lower
Bundle 3:  Both Level 3’s
 
A 10% discount applies to all bundled courses.  The cost of the bundle is $500 down at the time of registration, then 12 equal monthly payments on the outstanding balance.  
 
The catch?  Right now we are the only unit offering this so it means you will have to commit to taking your courses in London. There is a $100 penalty for withdrawal from each bundle plan AND the 10% discount will need to be repaid.
 
For more information or to register, contact our London Ortho’s PODCR Wendy McCann @ wendymccann@rogers.com.
 
 

The Bev Padfield Clinical Research Award

08/01/2016

 Read about The Bev Padfield Clinical Research Award and download an application form on our Members page