MTAM Events

August - 2019

Massage Therapy School Accreditation Discussion
August 21, 2019  |  7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
1 Complementary/Secondary Credits

This purpose of this event is to present members with information about accreditation of massage therapy schools, the benefits to schools, future and current RMTs, and the public  as well as the financial cost for MTAM members to contribute financially to the Canadian Massage Therapy Council for Accreditation.

FREE | for MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members Only

- Webinar Option -

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Independent Contractor 101
August 26, 2019  |  9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
2 Core Competency/Primary Credits

With Christy Cook 

Massage therapists and similar health care service providers often work in situations in which they think they are independent contractors but are really being treated as employees. This course will help clinic owners and RMTs understand the difference between an independent contractor and employee relationship, CRA guidelines that distunguish the two types of workers and how to make the most of your independent contractor status.

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: $50 + GST
Associate Member: $60 + GST

Non-Members/Guests: $65 + GST

 

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September - 2019

Personal Care Massage: Neurological Conditions with Sheila Bergman
September 6, 2019  |  9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
4 Core Competency/Primary Credits

This workshop is designed to educate massage therapists on the best practices while working with clients with conditions that concern the nervous system.
It will teach therapists to be able to adapt their treatment plan to have a positive outcome, and most of all to do no harm.


Focus of this workshop will include: Parkinson's disease, Multiple Sclerosis in Manitoba and complex neurological conditions including pain syndromes on the body and how this affects massage treatments. 

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: $100 + GST
MTAM Associate Members: $125 + GST
Non-Members: $145 + GST

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Getting Ready for Tax Time & Tax Tips for RMTs
September 9, 2019  |  10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
1.5 Core Competency/Primary Credits

This seminar will discuss the key things you need to know as we near tax time, including business structures, the benefits of good record keeping, GST, eligible expenses, top tax tips and how to avoid an audit.

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members Only: $20 + GST

- Webinar Option -

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CPR Level C Recertification
September 13, 2019  |  9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
2 Core Competency/Primary Credits

With Tori Webber, 1st Choice First Aid

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

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Neuro-proprioceptive Taping for RMTs
September 15, 2019  |  9:30 AM - 4:30 AM
7 Core Competency/Primary Credits

With Byron Bahniuk  |  Back by popular demand ~ This one day course is designed to teach massage therapists how to tape for most conditions you will see in your practice. 

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: $259+ GST
MTAM Associate Members: $300 + GST

Non-Members: $350 + GST

Note: This is a hands-on course. Please wear/bring appropriate clothing.

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Research Roadshow ~ Winnipeg
September 20, 2019  |  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
2 Core Competency/Primary Credits

This Roadshow was created by RMTs for RMTs!

Feeling uneasy about reading research? Not sure where to start? Not sure how to respond to your clients when they ask about the latest healthcare trend they heard on Facebook? 

How Understanding Research Will Help Your Practice will help you break down the elements of a research article, figure out what information is most relevant and more importantly, help you talk to your clients about research as you use it in your practice! 


Join members of the Research Committee as they present this interactive, easy-to-digest, 2-hour course.

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: $20 plus GST
MTAM Associate Members: $35 plus GST
 | Non-Members: $50 plus GST

 

- Webinar Option -

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MTAM Journal Club | Topic: TBD
September 25, 2019  |  7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2 Core Competency/Primary Credits

MTAM Journal Club | Topic: TBD

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

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October - 2019

CPR Level C Recertification
October 4, 2019  |  9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
2 Core Competency/Primary Credits

With Tori Webber, 1st Choice First Aid

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

Charting Best Practices: How to Chart More Information in Less Time
October 6, 2019  |  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
2 Core Competency/Primary 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 and 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: $50 plus GST
MTAM Associate Members: $65 + GST
Non-Members: $95 + GST

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Mental Health First Aid
October 7, 2019  |  9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
12 Core Competency/Primary Credits

With Deborah Romeyn, RMT

This course is held over two days: October 7 & 21, 2019. 

DETAILS

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

Non-Members: $249 + GST

Fee includes course textbook/handouts, lunch and snacks.      
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TMJ Mastery with John Corry, RMT
October 18, 2019  |  9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
22.5 Core Competency/Primary Credits

Back by popular demand! Join us for TMJ Mastery with John Corry, RMT

TMJ Mastery is a 3-day (October 18-20, 2019) instructional workshop for Registered/Licenced Massage Therapists exploring intra-oral techniques used to treat masticatory dysfunction.

Included is a comprehensive study of the continuum of Articular Disc displacements and the techniques that may restore disc function or alter further degeneration.

*This course is a pre-requisite for the much anticipated, all new, never been to Manitoba before Laryngeal/Hyoid Positional Release course coming to MTAM's 2020 Spring Conference!

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: $629 + GST
MTAM Associate Members: $765 + GST
Non-Members: $875 + GST
Includes: course handouts and lunch

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Webinar Wednesday - Topic: TBD
October 23, 2019  |  8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
1 Core Competency/Primary Credits

FREE | for MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members Only

Topic: TBD

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November - 2019

L.A.S.T Techniques for the Shoulder
November 1, 2019  |  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7 Core Competency/Primary Credits

Robert Libbey Education Days!

Join Robert Libbey for L.A.S.T. Techniques for the Shoulder

This course will educate the clinician with evidence-informed research supporting Ligamentous Articular Strain Techniques (LAST) to decrease patient disability improve treatment outcomes and improve patient quality of life.

Clinicians will learn specific and precise manual assessment and treatment techniques to recognize and effectively treat neurofascial & ligamentous dysfunctions of the Shoulder and Sternum and Abdomen.

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: $249 + GST
MTAM Associate Members: $299 + GST
Non-Members: $329 + GST

Includes: Course handouts and lunch

Note: This is a hands-on course, please wear/bring appropriated clothing.

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L.A.S.T. Package with Robert Libbey
November 1, 2019  |  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
17 Core Competency/Primary Credits

*Register for both L.A.S.T. courses with Robert Libbey and attend MTAM's Annual Research Symposium for FREE!*

Join Robert Libbey in Winnipeg for:

November 1, 2019 | 9:00am-5:00pm | L.A.S.T Techniques for the Shoulder

Clinicians will learn specific and precise manual assessment and treatment techniques to recognize and effectively treat neurofascial & ligamentous dysfunctions of the Shoulder and Sternum and Abdomen.

November 2, 2019 | 9:00am-5:00pm | L.A.S.T Techniques for the Sternum & Abdomen

In this course, we explore the fascial-ligamentous & membranous connections from the cervical region to the shoulder, thoracic cage, abdomen & pelvis. We discuss the anatomy involved, and point out how a dysfunction in one area affects an area distant to it.

Note: These are both hands-on courses, please wear/bring appropriated clothing.


MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: $469 + GST
MTAM Associate Members: $539 + GST
Non-Members: $599 + GST


Courses Include: course handouts and lunch

November 3, 2019 | 9:00am-12:00pm | Massage Therapy Research Symposium


Please join us for our 4th Annual Research Symposium!

Full agenda and details for this fantastic event will available shortly.

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L.A.S.T Techniques for the Sternum & Abdomen
November 2, 2019  |  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7 Core Competency/Primary Credits

Robert Libbey Education Days!

Join Robert Libbey for L.A.S.T. Techniques for the Sternum & Abdomen

Learn to treat the anterior body to help treat poor posture, respiratory problems and pelvis misalignment issues.

In this course, we explore the fascial-ligamentous & membranous connections from the cervical region to the shoulder, thoracic cage, abdomen & pelvis. We discuss the anatomy involved, and point out how a dysfunction in one area affects an area distant to it.

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: $249 + GST
MTAM Associate Members: $299 + GST
Non-Members: $329 + GST

Includes: Course handouts & lunch

Note: This is a hands-on course, please wear/bring appropriated clothing.

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Massage Therapy Research Symposium
November 3, 2019  |  9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
3 Core Competency/Primary Credits

4th Annual Research Event | Research Exhibition & Doors Open 9:00 am 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER - ROBERT LIBBEY RMT

DETAILS TO FOLLOW

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired Members: $20 + GST
MTAM Associate Members: $35 + GST
Non-Members: $50 + GST
MTAM Student Members: FREE (Please email us info@mtam.mb.ca)

 

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CPR Level C Recertification
November 15, 2019  |  9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
2 Core Competency/Primary Credits

With Tori Webber, 1st Choice First Aid

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

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Draping Refresher: Best Practices and Safe Boundaries
November 20, 2019  |  6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3 Core Competency/Primary Credits

With Melanie Brohm, B.Sc., RMT  

Poor draping techniques can easily lead to client complaints. Have you given much thought to how your draping techniques could make patients feel uncomfortable?  Perhaps it is time for a refresher in draping! 

This course will review draping for patients in prone, supine and lateral recumbent. We will talk about the ethics of draping, boundaries for massage therapists and their patients, and give very practical training that you can take to your clinic and start using the very next day. 

 

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

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December - 2019

Getting Ready for Tax Time & Tax Tips for RMTs
December 2, 2019  |  5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
1.5 Core Competency/Primary Credits

This seminar will discuss the key things you need to know as we near tax time, including business structures, the benefits of good record keeping, GST, eligible expenses, top tax tips and how to avoid an audit.

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members Only: $20 + GST

- Webinar Option -

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CPR Level C Recertification
December 6, 2019  |  9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
2 Core Competency/Primary Credits

With Tori Webber, 1st Choice First Aid

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

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