Professional Education Resources
Alberta’s physiotherapists continue to update their professional skills. The following list are some service providers with current and relevant courses.
If you have a suggestion for other education providers, please email us at [email protected]
Canadian Physiotherapy Association
As a member of the Alberta Association of Physical Therapy you have access to the courses of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. By logging into your CPA account, you can access the PD Marketplace. The PD Marketplace is powered by Embodia, which provides access to not only CPA courses, but a broad spectrum of PT courses provided by other providers as well.
Topics include acupuncture, animal rehab, integrative and lifestyle medicine, pediatrics, pelvic health, seniors health, and private practice/business.
Bia Education is an education center for physiotherapists. We provide free educational resources such as webinars, blogs and videos. We have a wide variety of online courses in 10 themes! Bia offers a discount to AAP members.
Visit the member section of the AAP website to get your promo code for a 20% discount.
Physioplus provides access to 450+ online courses, with accreditation for CEU and CPD. Physioplus is a platform that provides physiotherapists all over the world with the resources they need to support their lifelong career.
The range of topics include musculoskeletal, pediatric, pelvic health, cardiovascular, women health, men health, telehealth, sport, spinal cord injury, pain, orthotics, assistive technology, general, etc.
ContinuED Physicaltherapy.com has been providing online continuing education for more than 20 years and offers 500+ courses over 30 topic areas, including live webinars, recorded asynchronous learning options, text, and audio options. Each course provides quality, evidence-based content and a certificate of completion.
University of Alberta Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine
The University of Alberta’s Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine provides continuing professional education programs, completely online, in the form of graduate certificate programs, non-credit micro-credential courses, and workshops and other offerings.
For example, two currently available micro-credential courses include the Physical Therapy Practice in the CND Healthcare System and Level1: Pelvic Health.
The next cycle of diagnostic imaging courses being offered by the faculty start in Fall 2023:
Sept 10 - Oct 23, 2023:
EXFRM 2700 (Diagnostic Imaging for MSK Disorders in Primary Care I: Basic Principles and Clinical Decision Making)
Oct 30 - Dec 10, 2023
EXFRM 2701 (Diagnostic Imaging for MSK Disorders in Primary Care II: Lumbar Spine and Lower Extremity)
Jan 8 - Feb 18, 2024
EXFRM 2702 (Diagnostic Imaging for MSK Disorders in Primary Care III: Cervical Spine and Upper Extremity)
More information can be found online here. Self-registration opens in April 2023 via Bear Tracks.