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2017 CSMTA National Education Conference and AGM

Oct 20-22nd 2017- Hampton Inn and CCMH in Halifax, NS

Conference Schedule Overview 

2017 CSMTA - Halifax Conference Package-updated.pdf

Friday October 20, 2017       

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM     CSMTA AGM 


Saturday October 21, 2017    

9:00 AM -  12:00 PM    Avoiding the Trench - Concussion Discussion (@ CCMH Halifax)

8:30 AM – 5:30 PM     Advance Sport Massage Course (@ CCMH Halifax)

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM   LUNCH         

7:00 PM                      Social  ***The Lower Deck***


Sunday October 22, 2017   

9:00 AM -  5:00 PM     Manual Shoulder (@ CCMH Halifax)

8:30 AM – 5:00 PM     Advance Sport Massage Course (@ CCMH Halifax)

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM   LUNCH

 Saturday Evening Dinner and Social The Lower Deck

(www.lowerdeck.ca @TheLowerDeckHFX). 

Our reservation is at 7pm Historic Properties, 1887 Upper Water Street Halifax, NS B3J 1S9 

10 minute walk from Hampton Inn and Homewood Suites 12 minute car ride from CCMH.

Online Registration Here       


Conference Options

                                                              Full Conference 

Option 1 – Advanced Sport Massage Course

registration fees

A - $500 before October 6, 2017and $550 after October 6, 2017 for Certification (CSMTA member)

B - $450 before October 6, 2017 and $500 after October 6, 2017 for Recertification or Student

C -$550 before October 6, 2017 and $600 after October 6, 2017 for Non-CSMTA members

Saturday and Sunday from 8:30AM to 5:30 PM

Lunch and snacks are included.

*Course is bilingual*

Option 3  Avoiding the Trench - Concusion Discussion- Practical   & A Manual Approach to Common Shoulder Conditions

Registration Fees -

$495 before October 6, 2017 and $565 after after October 6, 2017

***For members who have already payed for the previous option and would like to change to

the new one please communicate with our NOC for payment options***

Lunch and snacks are included.

                                                                        PARTIAL CONFERENCE

Option 4Avoiding The Trench 

Registration fees

$115 before October 6, 2017 and $135 after October 6, 2017

 

Option 5 – A Manual Approach to Common Shoulder Conditions

Registration fees

$350 before October 6, 2017 and $400 after October 6, 2017

Lunch and snacks are included.

  Registration Overview                     

Options 1,2 3 Full Conference

Options 4 and 5 Partial Conference

Before October 6, 2017

After October 6, 2017

Option 1A – Certification & CSMTA member

$500

$550

Option 1B – Recertification or Student

$450

$500

Option 1C – Non-member

$550

$600

Option 3

$495 

$565

Option 4

$115

$135

Option 5

$350

$400

CSMTA Social Event

$

$

Total Registration fee                                                   $ ____________

Method of Payment:        Interact E Transfer               PayPal                  Cheque

Click below to download 2017 Educational Conference Package and registration

2017 CSMTA - Halifax Conference Package-updated.pdf

Mail registration form and cheque to:  CSMTA National Office,

                                                                  Suite 469 - 420 Main St.E

                                                                  Milton Ontario Canada

                                                                  L9T 5G3

Conference Confirmation and Cancellation Policy

Upon receipt of your registration form and full payment you will receive confirmation on registration with agenda by email. Receipts will be issued after the conference by email. All cancelations must be received by October 1st, 2017. An administration fee of $100.00 will be retained on cancellations for any reason. Non-attendance at conference or cancellations received after October 1st 2017 will not be eligible for refund.

Online Registration Here

Conference Workshops

A Manual Approach to Common Shoulder Conditions – Jonathan Maister, BSS(U.C.T.), CCAT(C), RMT, SMT(C)

CEU CREDITS:  unknown at this time – stay tuned

CEUs may be offered for DC, ATC, PT, LMTs and personal trainers

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course will address common shoulder injuries such as bursitis, Impingement and tendonitis. We will review these conditions along with the role of body mechanics and applied anatomy. Having done that we shall implement a combination of proven manual techniques to treat these conditions successfully. This course will broaden the therapist’s knowledge of shoulder anatomy, injury and rehabilitation by expanding on components often overlooked in Massage Therapy Education such as applied anatomy, biomechanics and the real world implementation of manual techniques. These techniques include mobilizations, stretching, fascial work, strength work and PNF patterns.

Too many workshops emphasis the physical implementation of techniques rather than the rationale behind their usage. In this instance, understanding the conditions/injuries will be covered comprehensively, and the magic of manual work explored in detail in making the quantum difference to the athlete.  A primary objective of this presentation is to reinforce these skills, especially their clinical significance, and introduce new ones while applying them in real clinical and athletic situations. Attendees will come away with a deep understanding of shoulder conditions and a profound boost to their treatment skills.

The workshop will be structured as +\- 45 min of academic review. This is a prerequisite for conceptual understanding. Participants will require vests/singlets/sports bras for the synopsis of applied anatomy, mechanics and assessment. The balance of the workshop will be the physical execution of and specific order of modalities.  Treatment/Massage tables and 1 pillow, 1 towel will be necessary.

This unique full day workshop has been presented on many occasions with extremely positive feedback. Elements of it was presented with equally positive response at the recent CATA conference in Niagara Falls.


Advanced Sport Massage - Remo Bucci RMT, SMT (C) – CSI

CEU CREDITS:  unknown at this time – stay tuned

CEUs may be offered for DC, ATC, PT, LMTs and personal trainers

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course is ideal for Massage Therapists and other Allied Health Care Professionals, who like to improve their knowledge and skills when working with athletes at any level, whether it is at a training or competition venue or in your very own clinic.  This highly practical course will provide participants with Sport Massage theory and numerous practical techniques that can be immediately utilized with athletic teams or with individual athletes at sporting events or in your own Clinic.  

This course also provides excellent information that will be extremely useful in preparation for the CSMTA practical certification examination. 

COURSE CONTENT  

               Pre-event massage - theory and techniques  

               Post-event massage - theory and techniques  

               Inter-event massage - theory and techniques  

               Event Coverage Protocol  

               Anatomical and Physiological considerations  

               Psychological Considerations   

               Sport Specific Approaches  

               Special Circumstances and Applications of Sport Massage techniques in a variety of situations   

               Role of a Sport Massage Therapist  

               Sport Massage in Canada 

 

OBJECTIVES OF THIS COURSE  

The Participants will gain: 

               An appreciation for the value of Sport Massage and its similarities or differences to classical massage 

               A competency in several basic massage techniques: 

              Compressions, cross-fibre massage, jostling, effleurage and petrissage, 

               A competency in the theory and techniques of pre-event, post-event and inter-event Sport Massage  

               An effective protocol when covering an athletic event  

               A quick and concise method of gathering useful information to make the Sport Massage session more efficient  

               An understanding of the specific indications and contraindications for a variety of Sport Massage circumstances 

               An understanding of the physiological and psychological effects of Sport Massage  

               The ability to provide the athletes of the sports with an excellent quality of massage  


Avoiding The Trench - A Concussion Discussion with Practical Application 

Mike Grafstein B. Ph.Ed, RMT, R. Kin, CAT(C)

CEU CREDITS: unknown at this time – stay tuned CEUs may be offered for DC, ATC, PT, LMTs and personal trainers 

This presentation will be both in seminar and practical format.

Key components discussed:

  • The first 48-72 hours
  • signs and symptoms, t of a concussion 
  • The Trench and How to Avoid it 
  • Return to Play – dispelling misleading comments from TV Sports Casters, 
  • Return to Learn. 
  • Computer Testing – Validity - Reliability

Practical Component: 

  • Going through the SCAT 5, time permitting key clinical testing. 
  • Q & A 

Course Instructor Bios

Jonathan Maister, BSS(U.C.T.), CCAT(C), RMT, SMT(C)

 Jonathan has a successful private practice in Markham, Ontario. He specializes in manual therapy with his own innovative application of hands-on techniques. He is active as a writer being a regular contributor to journals and newsletters in the Massage Therapy, and Athletic Therapy domains and he has taught at two Colleges of Massage Therapy. 

Jonathan's entertaining and informative workshops have been presented across Canada at conferences of the Registered Massage Therapist Association of Ontario, Canadian Sport Massage Therapists Association and the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association. They have been recognized for their exploration of the fundamentals of body mechanics, and the implementation of familiar hands-on techniques in innovative ways to make that quantum difference to the athlete's status. He has served as Ontario President and Vice President for the Canadian Sport Massage Therapists Association and chairs the Education Committee nationally in the organization.


Remo Bucci, RMT, SMT(C)

 Remo has been a Registered Massage Therapist since 1995, a Certified Sport Massage Therapist since 2000, and taught Sport Massage since 2009 for the CSMTA.  Remo had also taught Massage Therapy for 17 years, focusing his teaching in Treatments, Assessment, Remedial Exercise, and Anatomy. Remo incorporates what he has taught into his treatments along with Osteopathic techniques, Active Isolated Stretching, Performance taping, and Thai Massage.   

 Remo has been a member of the Integrated Support Team for Athletics Canada since 2010.  He was selected for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil, 2015 IAAF World Championship in China, 2015 IPC World Track & Field Championship in Qatar, 2015 Pan Am Games in Toronto, 2014 World Junior IAAF Championships in USA, 2013 IPC World Track & Field Championship in France, 2011 Para Pan Am Games in Mexico, and 2011 IPC World Track and Field Championship in New Zealand. As part of the Canadian Core Medical Team, Remo has gone to the 2006 Winter Olympics in Italy, 2005 European Para Track and Field in Finland, 2004 Summer Paralympics in Greece and for the 2003 Summer University Games in South Korea.  

Remo is currently the Chair for the CSMTA’s Examination and Certification Committee.  He treats out of Club Physio Plus in Oakville.  He also treats out of the Canadian Sport Institute of Ontario in Greater Toronto Area where he treats elite national and provincial athletes, as well as supporting teams such as Athletics Canada, Cycling Canada (indoor track cycling) and Swim Canada. 

Mike Grafstein B.Ph.Ed, MT, R.Kin, SMT(C), CAT(C)

Shift Concussion Management Program Trained Provider

 Mike has spent the past 25 years involved with soccer as a former Head Therapist with 

Ontario Soccer Association and recently stepped down from Bryst International Soccer Academy after 17 years as their Head Therapist. He is now building clinical practice in both Newmarket at http://www.htmassage.ca and in Aurora at http://www.meridianspineandsport.ca 

Mike has been responsible for evolving, implementing and changing return to play protocol for both soft tissue injuries and concussions. Mike himself has suffered at least eight concussions himself that he can remember of which at least two of them he was knocked out cold. 

Mike has presented for the CATA, CSMTA - Ontario Chapter, the OATA and from time to time has presented his Myolage TM Myofascial Release System considered to be the "Grandchild" of all fascial courses. 

You can find Mike in minus 34 Celsius bundled up hiking in the Vivian Forest with his wife in the winter and exploring Ontario’s wonderful Provincial Parks in the warmer seasons when he is not helping people “feel better, move better and live better”. Mike’s wife considers him to be a professional student and cannot wait until he is finally a Certified Matrix Repatterning Practitioner. 

As Mike says “titles are nice, but helping people is more important” 

Online Registration Here

2017 CSMTA - Halifax Conference Package-updated.pdf


Accommodation & Location Information



Directions to Coastal Sports & Wellness Inc.

Airport to Coastal Sports & Wellness

From the New Brunswick border

From Hampton Inn & Homewood Suites

-Get on NS-102 S from Bell Blvd

-Follow NS-102 S to Nova Scotia Trunk 1 E in Bedford

-Continue on Nova Scotia Trunk 1 E, drive to Dartmouth Rd/Nova Scotia Trunk 7 E

-Get on Trans Canada Hwy/NB-2 E

-Follow Trans Canada Hwy and NS-102 S to Nova Scotia Trunk 1 E in Bedford

-Continue on Nova Scotia Trunk 1 E, drive to Dartmouth Rd/Nova Scotia Trunk 7 E

-Get on NS-111 S from Barrington St

-Follow NS-111 S to Victoria Rd/NS-322 in Dartmouth. Take exit 2W form NS-111 S

Merge onto Victoria Rd/NS-322

-Drive to Nova Scotia Trunk 7 in Bedford

Or

-Take Angus L. Macdonald Bridge/Macdonald Bridge and Victoria Rd/Victoria Rd Ext to Windmill Rd/Nova Scotia Trunk 7 W in Burnside, Dartmouth

-Drive to Nova Scotia Trunk 7 in Bedford



2017 AGM location :

HAMPTON INN AND HOMEWOOD SUITES BY HILTON HALIFAX DOWNTOWN

1960 Brunswick Street, Halifax, NS B3J 2G7 Canada

(902) 407-9961

Website : http://homewoodsuites3.hilton.com/en/hotels/nova-scotia/homewood-suites-by-hilton-halifax-downtown-nova-scotia-canada-YHZDWHW/index.html


*Rooms will be blocked off for our group, please stay tuned for more information*

Guests of the Hampton Inn and Homewood Suites in downtown Halifax will enjoy the following services and amenities during their stay with us:

·         Complimentary daily hot buffet breakfast.

·        Complimentary light evening social consisting of light fare and non-alcoholic beverages exclusively for Homewood guests Mon. to Thu. 5:30-7:30pm in the Homewood Lodge.

·         Complimentary access to high-speed wireless Internet in all guest rooms and common areas.

·         Secured and covered parking available, as well as reserved premium spaces for Hilton HHonors Diamond Members. Parking is an additional cost.

·         24/7 business centre, featuring complimentary printing.

·         Access to our state-of-the-art fitness centre and heated indoor pool, featuring natural light.

·         Complimentary 24/7 fresh, hot coffee and tea available in each lobby.

·         24/7 Suite Shop available in each lobby – a one-stop-shop for snacks and missing toiletries.

·         Hilton Honors Points for HHonors Members.


Hotel and B&B’s that are close to the Hampton Inn and Homewood Suites (location of AGM):

Delta Hotels by Marriott Halifax : Scotia Square, 1990 Barrington St, Halifax, NS B3J 1P2 - marriott.com

Delta Hotels by Marriott Barrington : 1875 Barrington St, Halifax, NS B3J 3L6 - marriott.com

Hertz Halifax Marriott Hotel Halifax NS : 1919 Upper Water St, Halifax, NS B3J 3N2 - herts.com

Prince George Hotel Halifax : 1725 Market St, Halifax, NS B3J 3N9 - princegeorgehotel.com

MarieGold B&B : 6318 Norwood St, Halifax, NS B3H 2L1 - marigoldbedandbreakfast.com

The Pebble : 1839 Armview Terrace, Halifax, NS B3H 4H3 - thepebble.ca

At Robie’s End B&B : 836 Robie St, Halifax, NS B3H 3C1 - robiesend.com

Directions to the Hotel

Airport to Hampton Inn by Hilton Halifax Downtown

From the New Brunswick border

Without tolls (37mins)

-Get on NS-102 S from Bell Blvd

-Continue to West End, Halifax

-Continue on NS-102, take Connaught Ave, Chebucto Rd, Cunard St and Cogswell St to Brunswick St

With Tolls

-Get on NS-102 S from Bell Blvd

-continue on NS-102 S. Take NS-118 to Barrington St in Halifax. Take Barrington Street exit from NS-111 N

-continue on Barrington St. Drive to Brunswick St

-Get on Trans-Canada Hwy/NB-2

-Continue on Trans-Canada Hwy. Take NS-102 S to Barrington St in Halifax. Take the Barrington Street exit from NS-111 N

-Continue on Barrington St. Drive to Brunswick St.

2017 Conference Location :

Canadian College of Massage & Hydrotherapy

6960 Mumford Road Suite 180 Mumford Professional Centre, Halifax, NS B3L 4P1

Website : http://collegeofmassage.com/halifax/


Hotel closest to CCMH Halifax (location of conference):

Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake : 250 St Margarets Bay Rd, Halifax, NS B3N 1J4  - bestwestern.com

Directions to Canadian College of Massage & Hydrotherapy

Hampton Inn by Hilton Halifax Downtown to CCMH

From the New Brunswick border

-drive from Cunard St and Chebucto rd to West end

-drive to your destination

Or

-head North on Brunswick St toward Cogwell St

-Turn left at the 1st cross street onto Cogswell St

At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit and stay on Cogswell St

-continue onto Quinpool Rd (signs for NS-102)

-at the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Chebucto

-turn left

-turn right

.-Get on Trans Canada Hwy/NB-2 E

-Follow Trans Canada Hwy and NS-102 S to Joseph Howe Dr in Halifax. Take exit 0 from NS-102 S

-Continuw on Joseph Howe Dr to your destination in West End

History of Halifax

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Halifax_(former_city)

Fall Events 2017

http://www.destinationhalifax.com/content/fall-events-2017

Get closer to Nova Scotia

http://www.novascotia.com/about-nova-scotia/regions/halifax-metro

https://www.jetsetter.com/magazine/1549/must-see-spots-in-Nova-Scotia

***2017 CSMTA - Halifax Conference Package-updated.pdf***


Online Registration Here


2017 CSMTA - Halifax Conference Package-updated.pdf




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