Upcoming events

    • 1 Jan 2020
    • 12:00 AM (EST)
    • 31 Oct 2021
    • 11:30 PM (EDT)
    • Varies
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    Objectives of proposed program and target audience
    To train employed podiatric assistants and obtain a certification in podiatric assisting.

    Requirements to take the course
    High school diploma( a grade 12 biology credit is ideal).
    To be eligible to write the exam, the student must have worked as a podiatric assistant for a minimum of one year.
    Must have current First Aid and CPR certification.

    Pre-requisite book
    Memmler’s Structure and Function of the Human Body, 10th edition. By Taylor, Jason J. & Cohen, Barbara J. Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkens, 2013.

    Recommended books
    Common Foot Disorders by Neale, Donald & Adams, Isobel. Churchill & Livingstone
    Saunders Medical Office Management, 3rd edition. By. Alice A Andress.

    Timeline to Complete
    12+ months (must write exam at conference within 23 months of registering for program)

    At the end of each chapter are questions to be completed.  Please have your employer or colleague mark your chapter questions and record the completion date and grade. This information will be required to be handed into CFPM at the time of the final exam.

    Recommended adjunct workshops
    Hands on training or workshops are recommended to be completed at conferences prior to writing the final exam.
    Passing grade on final exam, examination date for first intake of registrants is at the CFPM conference in November 2018.
    Must attain a minimum of  80% to pass.

    Maintaining Certification

    After certification, a minimum of 14 hours of continuing education must be completed within a 2-year cycle.
    Must be an assistant member of the CFPM and must be actively employed by a CFPM member practitioner.
    Must maintain their CPR certification.

    Cancellation Policy:
    No cancellation or refunds allowed once the registrant is in receipt of the assistants program manual.

    A partial refund of 50% is permitted if a registrant ceases to be employed by a CFPM registered Chiropodist/Podiatrist within 3 months of registration. If employment cessation is after 3 months of registration; no refund is allowed. In order to receive the refund the manual must be returned to the CFPM office.

    • 28 May 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM (EDT)
    • Via Webinar
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    Solutions beyond Orthotics

    We will explore a case study that highlights the challenges that can be encountered when conservative methods (such as orthotics) fail.  The aim of this webinar is to discuss surgical soft tissue treatment options that are within a Chiropodists scope of practice that can be utilized in the treatment of heel and arch pain.  

    Event Details:

    Friday, May 28, 2021
    1:00 - 1:45 p.m. EST

    Our Speakers:

    Ruth Avelino, B. Sc., D.Ch


    Ruth completed her undergraduate training at Guelph University and went on to do her postgraduate training in chiropody at the Michener Institute of Applied Health Sciences, in Toronto. After graduation she completed several advanced training courses, including injection techniques for botox, the use of sclerosing agents for neuroma, lower extremity compression therapy for venous insufficiency, as well as several advanced surgical courses including HyproCure and the Koby guard system. In 2010 Ruth received certification from GraMedica to perform the HyProcure procedure. In 2017 Medical Foot Solutions received Atlas certification as a recognized HyProCure Center for Excellence. In 2019, Ruth received a Master Certification for performing the HyProCure procedure. Today, and into the future, Ruth hopes to continue to develop her skills in soft tissue procedures with the aim of focusing her practice exclusively on soft tissue surgeries.

    Jonathan Haslehurst, B.A., D.Ch


    Jonathan completed his undergraduate training at McMaster University and went on to do his postgraduate training in chiropody at the Michener Institute of Applied Health Sciences, in Toronto. After graduation he completed several advanced training courses in diabetic wound care, diabetic assessment techniques, lower extremity compression therapy for venous insufficiency, and several  advanced surgical courses including HyproCure and neuroma decompression. In 2010 Jonathan received certification from GraMedica to perform the HyProcure procedure. In 2017 Medical Foot Solutions received Atlas certification as a recognised HyProCure Center for Excellence. In 2019, Jonathan received a Master Certification for performing the HyProCure procedure.


    • 4 Jun 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM (EDT)
    • Via Webinar
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    6 principal factors involved with staff disengagement or de-motivation and the "Engagement Wheel"

    We will go over the six main factors involved with staff 'checking out" and losing their motivations. The good news is that you can be a positive influence and help each one of your staff to remain engaged and motivated. The facts of running a clinic  is that your staff, and yourself, are faced daily with these factors. Knowing about them and how to help you staff deal with them can be a tremendous force in keeping your team happy, engaged and coming to work willing to give you their 110%.

    Event Details:

    Friday, June 4, 2021
    1:00 - 1:45 p.m. EST

    Our Speaker:


    Philippe Dubreuil, President Results & Productivity Management Consulting Inc 

    Mr. Philippe Dubreuil is a successful business owner and practice management consultant. He has been an educator for over 30 years of which most was spent as a corporate trainer where he trained administrative and executive staff of Canadian and international corporations (including non-profit organizations) in the performance of their duties. He also had the opportunity to work for 3 years in counselling drug addicts at a drug rehab centre in Quebec. He has spent over 12 years as an executive consultant of which the last 10 years were spent as a consultant for health care professionals and small & medium size companies. He has done extensive training in troubleshooting organizational problems that hinders growth in companies as well as in human resources as an establishment officer and talent acquisition expert. His passion is to help others achieve their true potential and what drives him the most is empowering others in achieving their goals and dreams.




    • 18 Jun 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM (EDT)
    • Via Webinar
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    The Dolorclast Method - Shockwave use in a Podiatric Setting: A novel approach using trigger points

    Objectives:
    1.    What are shock waves.
    2.    Indications for ESWT
    3.    Proven mechanisms of action
    4.    Clinical evidence
    5.    Practical applications using trigger points


    Event Details:

    Friday, June 18, 2021
    1:00 - 1:45 p.m. EST

    Our Speaker:


    Dr. Howard Penn

    Dr Howard Penn currently practices podiatric medicine and surgery in Buffalo, New York for the past 32 years. He is board certified in foot surgery by the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Shockwave therapy has been a very effective treatment modality in his practice for the past 20 years for a variety of musculoskeletal ailments.

    Dr. Penn has been using the Electro Medical Swiss Dolorclast system for the past 13 years and received his training in Germany with orthopaedic surgeons for all musculoskeletal indications. He has been a frequent lecturer both nationally and internationally over the past several years sharing his expertise in shockwave therapy as well as training physicians in workshops.



    • 11 Nov 2021
    • 12:00 PM (EST)
    • 13 Nov 2021
    • 4:00 PM (EST)
    • Virtual

    Delegate Registration Fees are as follows:

    Members:
    • Full Delegate - $250
    • Assistant - $170
    • Student - $30
    • 2021 Graduate - $125
    • 2020 Graduate - $220
    Non-Members
    • Full Delegate - $350
    • Assistant - $225
    • Student - $50
    • 2021 Graduate - $175
    • 2020 Graduate - $300

    CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY Full refunds, less $75.00 processing fee per registrant will be granted for cancellations received in writing prior to October 31, 2021. Refunds will not be granted after October 31, 2021. Refunds will not be given for no-shows after the conference.

    • 12 Nov 2021
    • 8:00 AM (EST)
    • 13 Nov 2021
    • 2:00 PM (EST)
    • Virtual Conference
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    The 2021 CFPM Annual Conference provides the opportunity to showcase your products and services to an audience with a common goal to foster the development of safe and effective products and therapies for patients.

    This year's conference will once again be delivered virtually but with a best in class platform that provides an enhanced ability to connect with via video. 

    An exhibitor demo will be scheduled in May 2021.

    Exhibitor booths Option 1 - $650

    • 2D/3D Designed Tradeshow Booth Option One (with video embedded)
    • Link to vendor website embedded in portal
    • Vendor selects design from image library
    • Customization limited to logo placement
    • On Demand video placement of sponsor's choosing
    • Ability to download Digital Content i.e. brochures
    • Listing on Exhibitor Directory Page including clickable display and lead generation

    Exhibitor booths Option 2 - $2,000 - Exclusive to Lead and Title Sponsors (see below)

    • 2D/3D Designed Tradeshow Booth Option One (with video embedded)
    • Link to vendor website embedded in portal
    • Fully customized image, to vendor specifications (3 revisions)
    • On Demand video placement of sponsor's choosing
    • Ability to download Digital Content (brochures 
    • Listing on Exhibitor Directory Page including clickable display and lead generation

    Sponsorship Opportunities

    Take advantage of the variety of Sponsorship opportunities for the 2021 CFPM Annual Conference, we offer promotional opportunities for you among more than 250 delegates from across Canada from a diverse range of professions related to foot care. Our conference caters to all members of the office, including front and back of house staff.

    Sponsorship Options

    Lead Sponsor (Exclusive) - $5,000

    • Includes exhibitor booth Option 2 (see description above)
    • Logo in all event e-communications
    • Logo on home page of event website
    • Mention in regular social media
    • Logo on 2D/3D main lobby (i.e. landing page)
    • Logo on 2D/3D main stage (i.e. plenary room)
    • Three branded "tables" in networking sessions

    Title Sponsor (Exclusive) - $3,500

    • Includes exhibitor booth Option 2 (see description above)
    • Logo in all event e-communications
    • Logo on home page of event website
    • Mention in regular social media
    • Logo on 2D/3D main lobby (i.e. landing page)
    • Logo on 2D/3D main stage (i.e. plenary room)
    • Two branded "tables" in networking sessions

    Keynote Sponsor (2 Only) - $2,500 (not including cost of speaker)

    • Includes exhibitor booth Option 1 (see description above)
    • Logo in all event e-communications
    • Logo on home page of event website
    • Logo on keynote speaker page
    • Mention in regular social media
    • Logo on 2D/3D main stage (i.e. plenary room)
    • Opportunity to introduce keynote speaker

    Virtual Lounge Sponsor (1 Only) - $2,500

    • Includes exhibitor booth Option 1 (see description above)
    • Logo in all event e-communications
    • Logo on home page of event website
    • Logo on keynote speaker page
    • Mention in regular social media
    • Custom designed lounge with sponsor branding
    • Clickable graphic elements used to access other areas of the event site
    • Opportunity for live element placement (i.e. on demand videos)

    Breakout Session Sponsor (Multiple) - $1,000 (not including cost of speaker)

    • Includes exhibitor booth Option 1 (see description above)
    • Logo in all event e-communications
    • Logo on home page of event website
    • Mention in regular social media
    • Opportunity to introduce breakout speaker

    Networking Table Sponsor (Multiple) - $1,200

    • Includes exhibitor booth Option 1 (see description above)
    • Logo in all event e-communications
    • Logo on home page of event website
    • Mention in regular social media
    • 2D/3D designed page where guests can join "tables" and network with others via video chat - Table branded with sponsor logo

    Delegate Bag Sponsor (Multiple) - $750 (not including cost of insert)

    • Logo in all event e-communications
    • Logo on home page of event website
    • Mention in regular social media
    • Opportunity to provide insert into delegate bag which will be shipped to each delegate in advance of conference.

    For more details, please contact:


    Canadian Federation of Podiatric Medicine

    Brynne Wrigley
    Director of Events
    events@cfpmcanada.ca
    905-331-5227, ext 202

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Canadian Federation of Podiatric Medicine

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