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Education We Offer

Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Rehab: An Advanced Skills Workshop for Physical Therapists -SOLD OUT!

(we can no longer accept registrations for this workshop and have started a waiting list)

The workshop takes place on Saturday, November 2nd and Sunday, November 3rd. It combines the latest research with extensive clinical experience to provide you with skills you can directly use with your TJA clients. Previous attendees had this to say:

  • “Comprehensive course from pre-hab, surgical approaches to post-op care”
  • “Great knowledgeable instructors, inspiring”

Registration dates and workshop fees:

  • Early bird registration – $500 (including $24 GST) – August 16, 2019
  • Regular registration – $600 (including $28 GST) – September 20, 2019

For more information:


4-Day Skills Workshop for Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and Nurses

The next 4-Day Assessment & Management of Rheumatic Diseases: A Skills Workshop will take place from April 27 РApril 30, 2020. Updated registration brochures will be uploaded to this page in late September to mid-October of this year.

  • PT ACE Workshop Brochure
  • OT ACE Workshop Brochure
  • RN ACE Workshop Brochure

Member Services

Arthritis Continuing Education (ACE) program membership is available to physical therapists, occupational therapists, and nurses in British Columbia who have an interest in rheumatic diseases and/or work with people who live with arthritis.

ACE members have access to:

  • MPAP REACH Day – a day of presentations held annually in Vancouver in the late spring. ACE members living outside the Lower Mainland can access this education through a remote videoconference connection.
  • Arthritis Clinical Exchange – a regularly scheduled ¬†telephone discussion on a variety of clinical topics centered around recent literature of interest to all ACE members.
  • Arthritis Clinical Link Newsletter – published 4 times/year, this newsletter provides news, clinical tips, and resources in the field of arthritis and its management.
  • Clinical Consultation – therapists and clinicians at MPAP provide telephone consultation and advice relating to the management of your patients with arthritis. For occupational therapy consultation please contact 604.875.4111 ext. 68814 or 68816. For physical therapy consultation please contact 604.875.4111 ext. 68835. And for nursing consultation please contact 604.875.4111 ext. 68857.
  • Professional Resources – educational materials are available, such as patient handouts, educational videos, as well as treatment approaches used at the Mary Pack Arthritis Program.

If you have questions about the ACE program or would like to become a member, please contact 604.875.4111 ext. 68834.