AT - Professional Development: Continuing professional development (CPD) is central to Athletic Therapists' life-long learning and constitutes a vital aspect for keeping ATs’ knowledge and skills up-to-date. 

First Responder Recertification Course (IN-PERSON) | Concord/York Region

Course: First Responder Recertification Course 


Ollin Therapy

12 Bradwick Dr. Unit 5

Concord, ON, L4K 3P6

Dates: September 17-18 (8 a.m. - 6 p.m.) 

Cost: $370.64 (included HST)

To Register: For more details and to register, please contact Cesar Cruz at

This course is recognized by the Canadian Red Cross and will provide you with your First Responder Recertification (BLS).

First Responder Recertification Course (IN-PERSON) | Toronto 


Course: First Responder Recertification Course 

Location: Toronto, Ontario 


1. September 10-11, 2022

2. October 1-2, 2022

Cost: $350 (includes HST):

To Register: For more details and to register, please contact Andrea Prieur at

This course is recognized by the Canadian Red Cross and will provide you with your First Responder Recertification (BLS).

Meet the Instructor: 

Andrea Prieur (CAT(C), ATC, R.KIN, BHSc., CSCS)

Andrea Prieur is well-respected and well-known Ontario Certified Athletic Therapist. Graduating from the Athletic Therapy program over 20 years ago, she continued to stay directly involved in the AT profession. She taught curriculum First Responder and was a placement coordinator for a number of years.Andrea has served as an AT on Canadian Core Health Care teams at multiple Major Games including the 2022 Commonwealth Games held in Birmingham. ATs regularly request to take her First Responder courses. She is a Red Cross certified First Responder Instructor with the benefit of well-honed field skills and experience. Andrea's courses are first-come, first-served. Contact her directly for details.

First Responder Recertification Course (IN-PERSON) | Brampton

Course: First Responder Recertification Course 

Location: Sheridan College, Davis Campus, Brampton, Ontario


1. September 17-18, 2022

2. October 1-2, 2022

Cost: $350 (includes HST)

To register: Please email Mike Recine at Once fully registered, participants will receive an invitation to a Dropbox which contains all course details, e-books and course content. 

This course is recognized by the Canadian Red Cross and will provide you with your First Responder Recertification (BLS)

Meet the Instructor: 

Mike Recine (Professor, Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies)

Mike is a Certified Athletic Therapist (CAT(C)), an Osteopathic Manual Practitioner (D.O.M.P) and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). Currently, he is a full-time professor at Sheridan College in the Athletic Therapy program where he teaches the Emergency Conditions courses. Mike has been a Red Cross Training Partner and Certified Emergency Care instructor since 2015, primarily offering First Responder and BLS courses to allied healthcare professionals.

Diabetes Pathology and Management: 12-Week Course

Western Continuing Studies | Course Start Date: January 2023

Course Description: Western Continuing Studies' twelve-week micro-credential in Diabetes Pathology and Management is a course designed for allied health professionals that provides learners with a foundational knowledge of Diabetes and allows them to develop a holistic approach in treating patients with Diabetes. 

Micro-credential courses like this one are designed as short-course nuggets that provide learners with enhanced professional qualifications. They are developed with industry partners alongside a robust quality assurance process to ensure it surpasses academic and industry standards.

Course Details:

  • Course Start Date: January 2023 
  • Registration Open Date: Early June 2022

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Human Anatomy Dissection Experience: 7-Day CPD Program 

Queen’s Health Sciences Professional Development | August 6-12 | Kingston, ON 

Queen’s Health Sciences will be hosting the Human Anatomy Dissection Experience: 7-Day CPD Program. The program is hosted by Queen’s Health Sciences Professional Development in partnership with Dr. Craig Harness, RMT, Dip. Osteopathy, PhD and the Department of Biomedical Sciences.

About the Program: The Human Anatomy Dissection Experience: 7-Day CPD Program strives to offer practitioners within the medical community and Complementary and Alternative Medicine professions the opportunity to revisit the essential science of human anatomy as it applies to their chosen field. This continuing professional development program recognizes the importance of the fasciae in the practice of medicine and CAM, as well as the difference between a textbook and clinical knowledge of anatomy.  Students are guided through their dissections starting with an intact cadaver so that they may appreciate the anatomy in all its facets from topography to osteology, including the fasciae.

Program Details:

  • Date: August 6 - 12, 2022
  • Location: Queen’s School of Medicine, Kingston, ON 




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