The focus of this workshop is to review common ergonomic risk factors associated with the dentistry profession, familiarize workers (dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants) with basic ergonomic principles and brainstorm solutions that promote healthy individualized workspaces.Workshop participants will have the opportunity to work side by side with Occupational Therapists to practice implementing, in their own individual workspace (in our student clinic), ergonomic principles that best suit their individual needs.Course Schedule8:00am - 8:30am Continental Breakfast8:30am - 10:00am Lecture10:15am - 12:00pm Workshop in the Clinic
4 hr. course - 5 ODQ credits
Marie-Lyne Grenier is a full-time faculty member in the Occupational Therapy program at the School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University. She has a Clinical Doctorate in Occupational Therapy from Temple University (Philadephia, USA). Marie-Lyne is a Certified Hand Therapist, specializing in injuries and conditions affecting the hand and upper limbs. She also has extensive experience working with clients with repetitive strain injuries, arthritic conditions and workplace injuries.
We are a short street corner away from the McGill Metro Station (exit McGill College Avenue). Parking is available in our building on a first-come-first-served basis. Cost is currently $6 evenings and weekends. The parking entrance is at the corner of Victoria and President Kennedy streets.
Saturday, February 18, 2017 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMEastern Time Zone
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Faculty of Dentistry2001 McGill College Ave.Room 102Montreal, Quebec H3A 1G1Canada514-398-4314
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