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  • Introduction to Therapeutic Taping: Principles Utilizing Therapeutic Tape to Promote Functional Outcomes

    Course Date: August 05, 2017  –  August 05, 2017

    This course follows a blended learning approach, consisting of both online and live on-site components. Required online home study must be completed prior to the live course date.

    Saturday: 8:00am - 5:00pm

    LOCATION:
    Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital
    Assembly Rooms 1&2
    3599 University Blvd South
    Jacksonville, FL  32216 

    COURSE DESCRIPTION:
    The course is designed to promote proper and safe use of therapeutic taping as a treatment modality to improve functional outcomes. Relevant musculoskeletal anatomy, physiology and biomechanical principles will be outlined as a pre-requisite to learning taping methods. In addition, course participants will review a historical approach to therapeutic taping to better understand the benefits and usage of elastic tape versus alternate taping techniques to manage a variety conditions. This course will place a strong emphasis on safe taping procedures to treat clients with neurological and orthopedic conditions for decreased pain sensation, joint stability, and improved posture and movement patterns. 

    COURSE OBJECTIVES:
    At the end of this course, participants will be able to: 

    • Communicate the fundamental differences and benefits in using elastic tape versus alternate therapeutic taping methods in the treatment of neurological and orthopedic conditions
    • Demonstrate basic understanding of relevant musculoskeletal anatomy, physiology and biomechanical principles in tape applications for improved functional outcomes
    • Identify and demonstrate safe tape application procedures with decreased risk of topical injury
    • Apply rigid and elastic tape to treat a variety of client conditions, as seen in the clinical and/or hospital settings, to improve functional outcomes as an extension of traditional rehabilitation methods 

    INSTRUCTORS:
    Laura Langer PT, DPT, CSCS, OCS, FAAOMPT

    Sarah J. LaRosa, MOT, OTR/L, SCLV, CLVT, CKTP

    INTENDED AUDIENCE:
    The information presented in this course is clinically relevant for Physical Therapist (PT), Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA), Occupational Therapist (OT), and Occupational Therapist Assistants (OTA) practitioners.

    Disclaimer: Registrations from individuals with clinical designations not listed in the intended audience for this course may be subject to removal from the course roster without a full refund. See Brooks IHL Course Policies and Procedures for details. If you are unsure or have questions related to the intended audience, please email info@BrooksIHL.org and we will be happy to help clarify! 

    CEUs:
    1.2 CEUs (4 hours online + 8 hours live on-site)

    This course has been approved for 12 hours (1.2 CEUs) by the following boards:

    • Florida Physical Therapy Association
    • Florida Board of Occupational Therapy

    Based on the criterion provided by the AOTA this is a category 1 introductory course that falls into the group of general practice/health/medical.

    HOW TO ENROLL:
    Simply select the number of tickets you wish to purchase and click the "Order Now" button to pay by credit card. After payment, you will receive an email confirmation of enrollment.

    If you would like to pay by check, cash, or Brooks department*, please print this registration form, and send it to us with your payment. Please make checks payable to Brooks Rehabilitation.
    The Brooks Institute of Higher Learning will provide reasonable accommodations for learners with special needs. Please contact the Brooks IHL @ info@BrooksIHL.org for more information and/or for a special needs accommodation request.

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