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Course contents
Section 1 – What is SCI?
1.1 – What is Spinal Cord Injury?
1.2 – Paraplegia & Quadriplegia
1.3 - Levels of Injury
1.4 - Complete & Incomplete
1.5 - Physical Effects
1.6 - Emotional Effects

Section 2 – Recovery & Adapting
2.1 - Tough Questions
2.2 - Starting Rehabilitation
2.3 - Adapting
2.4 - Stress
2.5 - Communication and Relationships

Section 3 – Rehab & Beyond
3.1 - Your Rehab Journey
3.2 - The Rehab Team
3.3 - Getting the Most Out of Rehab
3.4 - Taking Charge
3.5 - Success Stories
Course contents
Section 1 – Knowing your (new) body
1.1-Knowing your (new) body
1.2-How the urinary system works
1.3-Neurogenic bladder
1.4-Rehab and adapting
1.5-Your bladder program

Section 2 – Healthy Habits
2.1-Healthy habits
2.2-Emptying your bladder
2.3-Medications
2.4-Directing your care
2.6-Problem-solving

Section 3 – Prevention
3.1-Prevention
3.2-Autonomic dysreflexia (AD)
3.3-Complications
3.4-Urinary stones
3.5-Follow-up and testing
3.6-PARTnerships
Course contents
Section 1 – Confidence and comfort
1.1 - Confidence and comfort
1.2 - How digestion works
1.3 - Neurogenic Bowel
1.4 - Your bowel program
1.5 - Making the transition

Section 2 – The perfect program
2.1 - The perfect program
2.2 - Diet and eating habits
2.3 - Timing & activity
2.4 - Position, equipment and skin health
2.5 - Bowel care: step by step

Section 3 – Problem-solving
3.1 - Problem-solving
3.2 - Bowel accidents
3.3 - Constipation
3.4 - Diarrhea
3.5 - Other problems
3.6 - Signs to monitor
Course contents
Section 1 – Skin Health
1.1 – A Top Priority
1.2 – How the Skin Works
1.3 – After a Spinal Cord Injury
1.4 – Pressure Sores

Section 2 – Skin Care Skills
2.1 – Healthy Habits
2.2 – Areas to Monitor
2.3 – Autonomic Dysreflexia
2.4 – Problem-Solving
2.5 – Your Skin Care Team

Section 3 – Prevention
3.1 – Skin Check
3.2 – Pressure Relief
3.3 – Cushions and Equipment
3.4 – Clothes
3.5 – Footwear
3.6 – Deal with a New Wound
Course contents
Section 1 – Your Body Needs Healthy Food
1.1 – Good Food, Good For You!
1.2 – Digestive Health
1.3 – Urinary Health
1.4 – Bone Health
1.5 – Skin Health
1.6 – Body Weight
1.7 – Related Health Concerns

Section 2 – Building Blocks of Health
2.1 – Building Blocks of Health
2.2 – Fibre and Carbs
2.3 – Protein
2.4 – Fats
2.5 – Vitamins A, D, E, K
2.6 – Vitamins B & C, Calcium & Sodium
2.7 – Water & Fluids
2.8 – Food Groups & The Food Guide

Section 3 – Good Food Choices
3.1 – Eat Healthy Every Day
3.2 – Meal Planning
3.3 – Eating at Home
3.4 – Healthy Snacks
3.5 – Eating Out
3.6 – Bon Appetit
Course Contents
Section 1 – Sex and Spinal Cord Injury
1.1 – What is sexuality?
1.2 – Answering your questions
1.3 – Myths about sex & SCI
1.4 – What’s the same? What has changed?  
1.5 – (Re)discovering your sexual self

Section 2 – Your Sexual Self
2.1 – Sex = Body + Mind
2.2 – Kinds of Arousal
2.3 – Pleasure, Orgasm and Ejaculation
2.4 – Sexual Self Esteem
2.5 – Exploring Possibilities

Section 3 – Relationships and Role Changes
3.1 – Relationships and Role Changes
3.2 – Being Social and Meeting People
3.3 – Talking about Sex
3.4 – Logistics
3.5 – Taking Time to Adapt
Course Contents
Section 1: Planning for Pregnancy
1.1-Dispelling the Myths
1.2-Fertility for Men after SCI
1.3-Fertility for Women after SCI
1.4-Getting your Partner Pregnant (for Men with SCI)
1.5-Getting Pregnant (for Women with SCI)

Section 2: Pregnancy
2.1-First Things You Need to Know
2.2-Complications
2.3-Labour & Delivery
2.4-Recovery
2.5-Breastfeeding

Section 3: Parenting
3.1-Psychosocial Aspects of Parenting with a Disability
3.2-Social Attitudes toward Parenting with a Disability
3.3-Adaptation
3.4-Your Accessible Home and Childcare Assistive Devices
3.5-Resources & Services

Course Contents
Section 1 - You and Your wheelchair
1.1-Your Unique Needs
1.2-Types of Chairs
1.3-Getting a Chair
1.4-Fit and Set-up
1.5-Safety and Maintenance
1.6-Partners: Therapists & Vendors

Section 2 - Wheelchair Skills
2.1-Wheelchair Skills
2.2-Transfers & Positioning
2.3-Indoor Skills
2.4-Community Skills
2.5-Advanced Skills

Section 3 -Problem-Solving Past Barriers
3.1-Overcoming Barriers
3.2-Problem-solving
3.3-Scenario 1: Joey
3.4-Scenario 2: Maria
3.5-Scenario 3: Sam
Course Contents
Section 1: Understanding Your Pain
1.1-Understanding Your (New) Pain
1.2-How Pain Happens
1.3-Different Kinds of Pain
1.4-The Time Course of Pain
1.5-Who has Chronic Neuropathic Pain?

Section 2: Managing Your Pain
2.1-Managing Your Pain
2.2-Work with Your Healthcare Team
2.3-What If the Healthcare Professionals Don't Understand My Pain?
2.4-Managing Musculoskeletal Pain
2.4a-without Medication
2.4b-with Medication
2.5-Managing Neuropathic Pain
2.5a-without Medication
2.5b-with Medication

Section 3: Taking Control of Your Pain 3.1-Taking Control of Your Pain
3.2-Understanding Emotional and Psychological Aspects
3.3-Asking for Assistance and Seeking Social Support
3.4-Taking Medication Safely
3.5-Resting, Relaxing and Learning from Others
3.6-Explaining Your Pain to Others
Course Contents
Section 1. Living an Active Life
1.1 - The importance of physical activity  
1.2 - Ways to Be Active
1.3 - Guidelines for Physical Activity
1.3a - Guidelines for Aerobic Activity
1.3b - Guidelines for Strength Training Activity
1.4 - Getting Started

Section 2. Ways to Get Fit
2.1 – Ways to Get Fit
2.2 - Aerobic Activities
2.3 - Strength Training Activities
2.4 - Intensity
2.5 - Safety
 
Section 3: Overcoming Barriers and Reaching Your Goal
3.1 - Introduction - Making Activity Happen
3.2 - Overcoming Barriers
3.3 - Setting Goals
3.4 - Creating an Action Plan
3.5 - How to Stick to Your Action Plan