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    • 21 Mar 2018
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    • Online
    • 179

    "Making Moments Matter: Music at the end of life" - Presented by Sarah Pearson


    Learning Objectives:

    1) Participants will be introduced to the evidence-based use of music in end-of-life care, through reviewing case studies and research.

    2) Participants will understand the different goal areas that music can address in end-of-life care.

    3) To acquire simple techniques for recreation professionals to use music in end-of-life care.


    About the Presenter

    Sarah Pearson, MMT, MTA, RP, Program Development Coordinator Room 217 Foundation.

    • 17 Oct 2018
    • 11:00 AM
    • 19 Oct 2018
    • 6:00 PM
    • Toronto, Ontario

    Recreation Professionals of Ontario (RPO), formerly known as Activity Professionals of Ontario,  is pleased to announce its 1st Annual Convention to be held in Toronto, Ontario October 17th -October 19th, 2018.  


    The theme for our 1st Annual Convention is: New Beginnings


    We would like to invite leisure recreation providers from all healthcare settings, students, educators and allied health professionals to join us by submitting proposal presentations as they relate to RPO’s standards of practice.


    Topics include but are not limited to:  recreation assessments, documentation, development and implementation of recreation programs, evaluation and quality improvement, professional development, innovative programs, as well as legal responsibilities and legislative acts as they are applied in different healthcare settings.


    Speakers interested to submit a proposal must do so by mail to Maria Menounos, Education Chair at:


    Trinity Village Care Centre

    Attn: Maria Menounos

    2727 Kingsway Drive

    Kitchener, ON, N2C 1A7


    or by email at: education@activitypro.ca


    Deadline for submissions is Thursday February 15, 2018.


    For more information and to print a Call for Presentations form please visit RPO's website: www.rpontario.com



    Recreation Professionals of Ontario (RPO) is a professional organization for leisure recreation providers in healthcare settings.


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