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Virtual Certification Session

April 30-May 1, 2022 (Eastern Standard Time)


Launched in Denmark in 2013, Good Life with osteoArthritis in Denmark (GLA:D) is an evidence-based education and exercise program for people experiencing symptoms of hip or knee osteoarthritis (OA). It has helped thousands of people with hip and knee osteoarthritis manage their symptoms of pain and loss of function.

The training program for GLA:D Canada is a 1.5 day course that provides you with the education necessary to work with people who have OA in their knees or hips or who are at high risk of developing OA. The program is appropriate for individuals who have a comprehensive knowledge of anatomy and exercise prescription and who currently work with individuals who have OA or who are at high risk for developing OA.

Bone and Joint Canada is certifying eligible professionals (physiotherapists, registered kinesiologists, chiropractors and CSEP CEPs) through a 1.5 training course to provide the program.


LOCATION:

  • The GLA:D Canada Virtual Certification Session will be offered remotely.

DATES:

  • Saturday, April 30th, 2022
    • 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. EST
  • Sunday, May 1, 2022
    • 10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. EST

THE PROGRAM CONSISTS OF 3 PARTS:

  • 1) 2-3 education sessions.
  • 2) 12 tailored neuromuscular exercise sessions.
  • 3) a database for participants to input their outcome measures for quality monitoring purposes.

COST:

  • $540

To learn more and register:

Visit  http://gladcanada.ca/ for more information about the program and read the Getting Started with GLA:D document for information on whether the GLA:D™ Canada program is right for you.

Register for a training course here: https://cof.akaraisin.com/ui/Training/tickets.

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please contact GLAD Canada’s Program Director Rhona McGlasson at rhonaamcglasson@gmail.com.


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