SAVE THE DATE!
This course has an online component and in person weekend
Online Modules open one month prior to the in person weekend
In Person Sessions Location and Dates: Sept 6-8, 2019 Location
Registration: Friday at 5:45 pm
Hours of Course: Friday at 6:00 to 9:00 pm; Saturday & Sunday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Instructors: Ryan Fitzpatrick, Ryan Dueck, Richard Bourassa. Online module on hand assessment by Cathy Sajtos
$900.00 – early bird
$1000.00 - regular rate
Target Audience: Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Kinesiologists, Chiropractors.
Course Description: This course will prepare registrants to use clinical reasoning during functional capacity evaluation.
- The online course modules will include:
- · Introduction to FCE & the clinical reasoning course
- · Instruction on relevant history-taking/interviewing for FCE
- · Instruction on neuromusculoskeletal structural assessment
- · Didactic sessions on testing material handling abilities, dexterity/gripping/handling abilities, positional tolerance abilities, effort testing, administering self-reported outcome measures and observing for symptom behavior
- · Presentation from SK Workers’ Compensation Board will provide information & examples of what are referral source requirements for FCE report
- The in-person clinical component will include:
- · Practice in administering functional assessment components
- · Data collection & observations with assistance and guidance from instructors
- · Didactic lecture on FCE report writing, with participant interaction through analysis of recorded data & observations. Participants will produce an FCE report.
In Person Course Schedule:
- Review, discussion & questions & practice of intake/history-taking process
- Review of structural exam intent & necessary team communication
- Review, discussion, questions & practice of Questionnaires/Perceived Disability
- Review, discussion, questions, & practice on Material Handling, Positional Tolerance Testing & Dexterity/Gripping Assessment
- Introduction - Q & A from day 1 components
practice / administrationon Material Handling, Positional Tolerance Testing & Dexterity/Gripping Assessment
- Instruction on MET Testing, Job Simulation Testing, Repetitive Movement Testing (RMT) & Repeat Testing
- Practice on MET Testing, Job Simulation Testing, Repetitive Movement Testing (RMT) & Repeat Testing
- Introduction – Q & A from Day 2
- Report Writing using Clinical Reasoning
On completion of this course the participant will be able to:
- Design and complete an initial FCE intake process, history
requiredcomponents of a structural exam, administer and interpret a structural assessment, and identify critical findings from a structural exam that should be communicated with the functional assessor.
- Demonstrate the ability to record FCE findings in a systematic and consistent manner.
- Evaluate and interpret client material handling ability.
- Evaluate and interpret client dexterity/gripping/handling ability.
- Evaluate and interpret client positional tolerance ability.
- Complete and interpret a work simulation evaluation.
- Evaluate and interpret client effort.
strengthsand weaknesses of different effort tests.
- Discuss areas of debate in FCE administration
- To be able to evaluate and interpret perceived disability and understand the relationship between the client’s pain, perceived disability
- Describe appropriate valid and reliable outcome measure tools to evaluate perceived functional or pain status.
- Demonstrate in groups, selection of appropriate methods to assess perceived disability and understand
scoringof the forms.
- Describe and demonstrate the use of MET testing, job simulation testing, repetitive movement testing and repeat testing.
- Produce an FCE report that demonstrates clinical reasoning and connection between structural and functional assessments