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MTAM Events

December - 2020

Charting Best Practices: How to Chart More Information in Less Time
December 6, 2020  |  11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
2 Core Competency Credits

With Melanie Brohm, B.Sc., RMT  

Charting is a skill that takes some time to learn. Generally, what you are taught in school is only the tip of the iceberg. This course is designed to help you explore the benefits of having great charts, be more prepared in case you are audited and show you how you can get more quality information written down in less time so you can keep up with your other daily work.

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: $35 plus GST
MTAM Associate Members: $65 + GST
Non-Members: $95 + GST

The price of this course has been subsidized for MTAM members to help them access this info while their businesses are recovering. Regular pricing will resume in 2021.

*Due to Covid-19 restrictions, this has been made into a WEBINAR ONLY event.*

- Webinar Option -

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Money Monday: Year End Tax Planning for Small Business
December 7, 2020  |  5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
1.5 Core Competency Credits

With Sheldon Heidebrecht from FBC Winnipeg 

Most people think of tax season as January through April. Many times that's when they start thinking about how much money they might owe the CRA.

If you’re self-employed or a small business owner, this simple act of waiting could cost you tax savings. Now is the perfect time to think about what actions you can take before the end of the tax year to lower your future income taxes.

Learn more about:

  • Tax planning strategies you can apply before December 31, 2020
  • How registered savings accounts provide tax relief and tax-sheltered growth
  • Top tax deductions to reduce self-employed income tax

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members Only: NOW FREE!

The price of this course has been subsidized for MTAM members to help them access this info while their businesses are recovering. Regular pricing will resume in 2021.

*Due to Covid-19 restrictions, this has been made into a WEBINAR ONLY event.*

- Webinar Option -

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CPR Level C Recertification
December 15, 2020  |  3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
2 Core Competency Credits

With Tori Webber, 1st Choice First Aid 
 
MTAM has worked with our CPR instructor, Tori Webber, to create a process that allows you to safely re-certify your Level C CPR while following appropriate physical distancing guidelines set out by the Province of Manitoba. 

It will include a combination of online delivery of the lecture with an in-person practical component. This will allow for the instructor to observe participants and allow the participant an opportunity to ask questions and receive direct feedback.  

DETAILS 
 
Please note: 2 Core Competency credits will be applied only in the case of first recertification within a members cycle and 2 Complementary credits will be applied to the second recertification within a cycle.  

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: $57 + GST 

- Webinar Option -

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January - 2021

Massage Therapy & the Immune System
January 12, 2021  |  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
2 Core Competency Credits

Join Sheila Bergman for this science-based discussion on Massage Therapy & the Immune System.

Massage therapy and the Immune System is a workshop developed to educate massage therapists on best practices while working with clients. It is designed to be a review of how the immune system of the body works, and how best to assist in its function.
By taking this workshop, you should develop an understanding of what Innate and Specific Immunity are and how they work in protecting the body from disease. You will develop an understanding of cells involved and how they perform their function and the effect of stress on the immune system. You will learn about personal and public health as well as understand the role a massage therapist has in the protection of public health.


MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: $35 plus GST
MTAM Associate Members: $65 + GST

Non-Members: $95 + GST

The price of this course has been subsidized for MTAM members to help them access education while their businesses continue to recover. 

*Due to Covid-19 restrictions, this has been made into a WEBINAR ONLY event.*

- Webinar Option -

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CPR Level C Recertification
January 13, 2021  |  3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
2 Core Competency Credits

With Tori Webber1st Choice First Aid 
 
MTAM has worked with our CPR instructor, Tori Webber, to create a process that allows you to safely re-certify your Level C CPR while following appropriate physical distancing guidelines set out by the Province of Manitoba. 

It will include a combination of online delivery of the lecture with an in-person practical component. This will allow for the instructor to observe participants and allow the participant an opportunity to ask questions and receive direct feedback.  

DETAILS 
 
Please note: 2 Core Competency credits will be applied only in the case of first recertification within a members cycle and 2 Complementary credits will be applied to the second recertification within a cycle.  

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: $57 + GST 

- Webinar Option -

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Practice Boundaries Series: Using Your Massage Therapist Spidey Senses Wisely
January 14, 2021  |  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
2 Core Competency Credits

With Susan Kos-Whicher  B.A., RMT 
*Copyright Marvel ComicBooks/Spider-Man's Spider Sense

Your 'spidey sense' is often an indication that a professional boundary is being challenged. This might happen in any aspect of your roles as an RMT: health care practitioner, customer service provider, business owner.

This seminar will help you recognize when a health care boundary is being crossed by a patient or by you, and will give you ideas on how to handle these situations better and safely.


MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: FREE
MTAM Associate Members: $25 + GST

*Due to Covid-19 restrictions, this has been made into a WEBINAR ONLY event.*

- Webinar Option -

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Money Monday: Business Notice of Assessment
January 18, 2021  |  5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
1.5 Core Competency Credits

Your business received its Notice of Assessment from the CRA, are you comfortable with the results?

Please join 
Sheldon Heidebrecht from FBC to learn more about:

  • What to look for when you receive your Notice of Assessment
  • The value of getting a second opinion on your tax situation
  • How to deal with discrepancies
  • Handling objections and appeals with the CRA


MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members Only: $10

*Due to Covid-19 restrictions, this has been made into a WEBINAR ONLY event.*

- Webinar Option -

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Research Committee Webinar ~ Topic: Mental Health
January 26, 2021  |  7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2 Core Competency Credits

Facilitated by the MTAM Research Committee

Topic: Mental Health
Article: TBD


MORE DETAILS TO COME...

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members Only: FREE

*Due to Covid-19 restrictions, this has been made into a WEBINAR ONLY event.*

- Webinar Option -

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Health Beyond the Medical in Massage Therapy
January 27, 2021  |  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
2 Core Competency Credits

Please join Glen Bergeron PhD, CAT(C)  for his presentation on Health Beyond the Medical in Massage Therapy.

Massage Therapy is a mechanical intervention that addresses the physical manifestations of pain and dysfunction. It is equally important to consider the multidimensional components of health and their impact on your clients’ health and recovery.
This presentation will look at the five dimensions of health (physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual) and how one affects the other. Each of the domains will be explored as they relate to your client interaction. Questions and open discussion will be encouraged.


MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: $65 plus GST
MTAM Associate Members: $80 + GST
Non-Members: $110 + GST


The price of this course has been subsidized for MTAM members to help them access this info while their businesses continue to recover. 

*Due to Covid-19 restrictions, this has been made into a WEBINAR ONLY event.*

- Webinar Option -

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February - 2021

Money Monday: How To Lower Your Tax Bill
February 8, 2021  |  5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
1.5 Core Competency Credits

During this Money Monday,  Sheldon Heidebrecht from FBC will teach you how to alleviate one of your biggest expenses and headaches as a business owner - your tax bill.

Learn more about:

  • Top 10 Tax Tips
  • Using RRSPs and income splitting
  • Advantages of incorporating your business

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members Only: $10

*Due to Covid-19 restrictions, this has been made into a WEBINAR ONLY event.*

- Webinar Option -

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The Physiology of Sensation & Massage Therapy
February 10, 2021  |  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
2 Core Competency Credits

Please join Sheila Bergman, RMT as she presents The Physiology of Sensation & Massage Therapy.

This 2 hour webinar is intended to focus on the physiology of sensation – touch, temperature, vibration, and proprioception will be the focus. Learn how these are used in massage therapy to assist the client in recovery from an injury, or just for stress relief. 

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: $50 plus GST
MTAM Associate Members: $65 + GST

Non-Members: $95 + GST

*Due to Covid-19 restrictions, this has been made into a WEBINAR ONLY event.*

- Webinar Option -

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CPR Level C Recertification
February 18, 2021  |  9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
2 Core Competency Credits

With Tori Webber1st Choice First Aid 
 
MTAM has worked with our CPR instructor, Tori Webber, to create a process that allows you to safely re-certify your Level C CPR while following appropriate physical distancing guidelines set out by the Province of Manitoba. 

It will include a combination of online delivery of the lecture with an in-person practical component. This will allow for the instructor to observe participants and allow the participant an opportunity to ask questions and receive direct feedback.  

DETAILS 
 
Please note: 2 Core Competency credits will be applied only in the case of first recertification within a members cycle and 2 Complementary credits will be applied to the second recertification within a cycle.  

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: $57 + GST 

- Webinar Option -

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Working Alone Safely & Handling Difficult Clients
February 19, 2021  |  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
2 Core Competency Credits

Join MTAM and the Winnipeg Police Service for this popular event and learn how to deal with difficult clients and learn safe practices when working alone.

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: FREE
Associate members: $25 + GST


*Due to Covid-19 restrictions, this has been made into a WEBINAR ONLY event.*

- Webinar Option -

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Mental Health First Aid - Basic Level
February 24, 2021  |  9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
12 Core Competency Credits

With Deborah Romeyn, RMT

This course will be held over two days: February 24 & 25, 2021 


Mental Health First Aid – Basic is a 12-hour course in which participants will learn how to provide initial help to people who are showing signs of a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.

The philosophy behind this training is that mental health crisis, such as suicidal and self-harming actions, may be avoided through early intervention.
If crisis do arise, then members of the public can take action that may reduce the harm that could result.

In the Basic course, the following mental health problems are covered:
·    Mood disorders
·    Anxiety disorders
·    Psychosis
·    Substance Use Disorder
 

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: $219 + GST
MTAM Associate Members: $239 + GST

Non-Members: $249 + GST

Fee includes course textbook and handouts.

*Due to Covid-19 restrictions, this course will likely be held via live WEBINAR.*

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March - 2021

Look Both Ways: Recognize and Respond to Healthcare Boundaries before Crossing
March 2, 2021  |  7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2 Core Competency Credits

This course will be an interactive session lead by Susan Kos-Whicher B.A. RMT, that combines information from all of our previous professional boundaries series events including:

Using your Spidey Senses
Challenges of being a male RMT
Professional Boundaries in Healthcare

At the end of the session, participants will understand the subtleties of health care boundary crossings and the insidious nature of their development. They will be able to evaluate their own practice habits and modify, if necessary, to ensure a safe, healthy, and positive treatment environment for both their clients and themselves.

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members Only: FREE
MTAM Associate Members:
 $25.00 +GST

*Due to Covid-19 restrictions, this has been made into a WEBINAR ONLY event.*

- Webinar Option -

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CPR Level C Recertification
March 10, 2021  |  3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
2 Core Competency Credits

With Tori Webber1st Choice First Aid 
 
MTAM has worked with our CPR instructor, Tori Webber, to create a process that allows you to safely re-certify your Level C CPR while following appropriate physical distancing guidelines set out by the Province of Manitoba. 

It will include a combination of online delivery of the lecture with an in-person practical component. This will allow for the instructor to observe participants and allow the participant an opportunity to ask questions and receive direct feedback.  

DETAILS 
 
Please note: 2 Core Competency credits will be applied only in the case of first recertification within a members cycle and 2 Complementary credits will be applied to the second recertification within a cycle.  

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: $57 + GST 

- Webinar Option -

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Injury-Only Disability Insurance Q&A with Evan Morgan
March 15, 2021  |  10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
1 Core Competency Credits

Do you want to know more about the Injury-Only Disability Insurance Program for RMTs?

Please join Evan Morgan to learn about affordable disability insurance options for your business, with premium discounts available to MTAM members. A 30 minute presentation followed by a Q&A.
 

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members Only: FREE

*Due to Covid-19 restrictions, this has been made into a WEBINAR ONLY event.*

- Webinar Option -

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Research Committee Webinar ~ Topic: Coming Soon...
March 24, 2021  |  7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2 Core Competency Credits

Facilitated by the MTAM Research Committee

Topic: Coming soon...
Article: TBD


MORE DETAILS TO COME...

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members Only: FREE

*Due to Covid-19 restrictions, this has been made into a WEBINAR ONLY event.*

- Webinar Option -

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Understanding Back Pain with Glen Bergeron
March 25, 2021  |  6:30 AM - 8:30 AM
2 Core Competency Credits

With Glen Bergeron 

This information session will describe the anatomy of the back, types of back injuries as well as their treatment and prevention.
 

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: $50 plus GST
MTAM Associate Members: $65 + GST
Non-Members: $95 + GST


The price of this course has been subsidized for MTAM members to help them access education while their businesses continue to recover. 

*Due to Covid-19 restrictions, this has been made into a WEBINAR ONLY event.*

- Webinar Option -

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April - 2021

CPR Level C Recertification
April 13, 2021  |  3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
2 Core Competency Credits

With Tori Webber1st Choice First Aid 
 
MTAM has worked with our CPR instructor, Tori Webber, to create a process that allows you to safely re-certify your Level C CPR while following appropriate physical distancing guidelines set out by the Province of Manitoba. 

It will include a combination of online delivery of the lecture with an in-person practical component. This will allow for the instructor to observe participants and allow the participant an opportunity to ask questions and receive direct feedback.  

DETAILS 
 
Please note: 2 Core Competency credits will be applied only in the case of first recertification within a members cycle and 2 Complementary credits will be applied to the second recertification within a cycle.  

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: $57 + GST 

- Webinar Option -

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May - 2021

CPR Level C Recertification
May 12, 2021  |  3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
2 Core Competency Credits

With Tori Webber1st Choice First Aid 
 
MTAM has worked with our CPR instructor, Tori Webber, to create a process that allows you to safely re-certify your Level C CPR while following appropriate physical distancing guidelines set out by the Province of Manitoba. 

It will include a combination of online delivery of the lecture with an in-person practical component. This will allow for the instructor to observe participants and allow the participant an opportunity to ask questions and receive direct feedback.  

DETAILS 
 
Please note: 2 Core Competency credits will be applied only in the case of first recertification within a members cycle and 2 Complementary credits will be applied to the second recertification within a cycle.  

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: $57 + GST 

- Webinar Option -

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June - 2021

CPR Level C Recertification
June 17, 2021  |  3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
2 Core Competency Credits

With Tori Webber1st Choice First Aid 
 
MTAM has worked with our CPR instructor, Tori Webber, to create a process that allows you to safely re-certify your Level C CPR while following appropriate physical distancing guidelines set out by the Province of Manitoba. 

It will include a combination of online delivery of the lecture with an in-person practical component. This will allow for the instructor to observe participants and allow the participant an opportunity to ask questions and receive direct feedback.  

DETAILS 
 
Please note: 2 Core Competency credits will be applied only in the case of first recertification within a members cycle and 2 Complementary credits will be applied to the second recertification within a cycle.  

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: $57 + GST 

- Webinar Option -

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