Clinical Continuing Education
SickKids is a Paediatric Academic Health Science Centre and the Department of Rehabilitation is committed to clinical continuing education for OTs and PTs, both internally and externally. Continuing education is essential to the development and advancement of best clinical practice for children and families. Education is a multi-faceted process which includes clinical, academic and research components. Therapists in the Department of Rehabilitation organize many internal courses, inviting local and international experts to provide theoretical and practical workshops on different therapeutic interventions. Many of these courses are open to therapists in the community.
Education for Health Care providers
Therapists at SickKids are involved in the education of other health care professionals, both internally and externally. Internally, they are involved in presentations to interprofessional groups regarding PT or OT clinical experience and/or research with specific populations. Therapists are also invited speakers at annual meetings, local, national and international conferences and symposia.
Upcoming Courses at SickKids
- October 25-27, 2014 If You Can't Breathe, You Can't Function