FMT Geriatrics-September 18th, 2022 live webcast

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This course introduces the concept of movement therapy and performance enhancement via functional taping methods with the geriatric population.  Tape applications will be discussed for all levels of geriatrics, stroke, balance disorders, total joint replacement and osteoarthritis patients.  Additionally, this course includes a review of the current literature supporting the theory of kinesiology taping for the purposes of rehabilitation, edema/swelling management, neuropathic pain, scar and postural management.  

This course is intended for practitioners and therapists with all levels of experience with taping. All supplies needed for the course are provided. 

Functional Movement Techniques (FMT) Certification courses are led by industry leading experts in movement assessment, performance and rehabilitation 

 

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Sunday September 18th, 2022 11am-6pm EST, 10am-5pm CST, 9am-4pm MST, 8am-3pm PST

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Virtual Classroom (we will send course link when we get closer to the course)

What do I need to attend a virtual classroom?

  • The supplies we ship to you after you have registered
  • A desktop, laptop, tablet or phone
  • Headphones
  • Reliable WIFI (>14Mbps-preferable more than 100)
  • Products(Rocktape and Scissors)
  • Course Administrator Contact

 

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Jessica Hill, DPT, PT, MSPT, CSCS

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  • FMT Geriatrics - $200 Sunday
  • Early Bird Discount - use code "EBGERWC0918" at checkout for 10% off until August 18th, 2022.

Last day to register: September 9th, 2022
 
FMT Geriatrics Taping Courses include all your taping supplies, and digital course manual.

25% fee for registration cancellations made less than 5 days before scheduled class date.

Training may be canceled if a minimum number of trainees is not reached two weeks prior to training. All registrants will receive a full refund or immediate transfer to a future training. 

We do everything possible to ensure our events will go on as planned, but Mother Nature can choose to not cooperate. If it looks like a class will have to be cancelled, we will do our very best to contact you and give you as much notice as possible. With that said, please make your travel plans accordingly, knowing that we are not responsible for acts of God and cannot refund travel expenses related to cancelled/rescheduled seminars. 

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DC   

 

This course is valid for continuing education credit through NUHS in the following states, so long as it falls within the scope of practice as outlined by the corresponding state board: AK, CO, CT, DE, DC, ID, IL, IA, IN, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MT, NE, NV, NJ, NC, ND, OH, OR, RI, SC, SD, UT, VT, VA, WA, WY (Considered distance learning, please check with your board how many hours you are allowed)  

 

Please note that online continuing education is not recognized in the following states: FL, KY, LA, MS, OK, WI  

*NUHS makes no representation either directly or indirectly that the substantive matter being presented is approved or within respective scope of licensing. It remains the attendees' responsibility to contact the state board(s) from which they seek continuing education credits for purposes of ensuring said board(s) approves both the delivery method and content as they relate to this event.  

 

PT/PTA   

AK, AZ, DE, GA, HI, ID, IN, MI, MS, MO, MT, NC, ND, PA, SC, RI, TN, VA  - FMT Pediatrics meets continuing education requirements for these State Physical Therapy Boards by virtue of  Texas Physical Therapy Association Approval #75899 

 

AL, CO, CT, IA, MA, ME, NE, NH, OR, SD, UT, WA, WY - FMT Pediatrics meets continuing education requirements for these State Physical Therapy Boards  

 

IL - FMT Pediatrics (6 contact hours)/Advanced (6 contact hours) meets continuing education requirements for these State Physical Therapy Boards by virtue of a National University of Health Sciences approval. NUHS is recognized by the Secretary of States Department of Education.  

 

TX- Approval #75899 (FMT Geriatrics 6 CCUs) approved by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners  

 

 

ATC 

 

FMT (BOC Approved provider # P8570) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of (6 hours/CEUs FMT Geriatrics Category A) ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program. 

 

 

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LEARNING OBJECTIVES FMT GERIATRICS  

At the conclusion of the course, attendees will be able to: 

  1.  Define and discuss the geriatric population and their needs.   

  1.  Define, discuss and consider concepts of myofascial chains as an approach to treatment for a multitude of ageing conditions.   

  1.  Discuss and communicate the physiological effects of kinesiology taping. 

  1.  Critically analyze considerations of taping applications based on current research.   

  1.  Compare and contrast functional taping applications for geriatric related postural,   

  1. Justify fascial taping applications for applications of postural, orthopedic, inflammatory and neurological conditions. orthopedic, inflammatory and neurological conditions.    

 

FMT GERIATRICS KINESIOLOGY TAPING COURSE OUTLINE  

8AM – 3PM 

Hour One(8am-9am) 

Welcome & Introduction of Instructor and participants 

 

Who is the geriatric population and how are they defined? (Ch 1) 

Introduction of Taping History (Ch 2)  

Types of taping, rigid vs dynamic tape  

Kinesiology taping and its popularity  

Kinesiology tape - features and characteristics  

Tape application, skin preparation techniques  

Reducing risks involved in kinesiology taping  

Past and future taping techniques, trends and movements  

 

Skin Anatomy/Physiology and Tape Mechanisms (Ch 3)  

Skin-brain connection  

Sensory system, discussion of hair follicles and skin receptors  

Cortical Homunculus Review 

 

Effects and Benefits of Kinesiology Taping (Ch 4) 

Pain and how Kinesiology tape improves this condition 

Decompression and Mechanical effects of kinesiology tape 

Neurosensory communications to the brain via skin stimulation  

 

Hour Two (9am-10am) 

Pain Mitigation Effect of Tape (Ch 4) 

Pain Gate Theory 

Neuromatrix Model  

Biopsychosocial Model of Pain (BPS) 

Science Literature Review 

 

Decompression Effect of Tape (Ch 6)  

Looking under the skin with MSK Ultrasound  

Science Literature Review 

 

Neurosensory Input Effect of Tape (Ch 7)  

Importance of brain’s role in movement 

Effects of Tape on Balance, Tactile Acuity  

Science Literature Review 

Does direction of tape and amount of tape stretch matter 

 

Kinesiology Tape Theory Questions (Ch 8) 

Qualities of Kinesiology Tape 

Science Literature Review 

Does direction of tape and amount of tape stretch matter 

 

Kinesiology Taping Basic Technique Considerations (Ch 9) 

General taping application rules  

Indications/Contraindications  

Negotiables and non-negotiables for technique  

 

Hour Three (10:10am-11am) 

Geriatric Conditions (Ch 10) 

Joint Stability overview of patient presentation and tape indications  

Joint Replacementoverview of patient presentation and tape indications 

Osteoarthritisoverview of patient presentation and tape indications 

Stroke overview of patient presentation and tape indications 

Postureoverview of patient presentation and tape indications 

Fall Prevention overview of patient presentation and tape indications 

 

Joint Stability Taping Strategies (Ch 11) 

Goals of Taping Strategy for Joint Stability  

Ankle Tape practical lab experience, instructor feedback   

Knee Tape practical lab experience, instructor feedback   

Shoulder Tape practical lab experience, instructor feedback   

Wrist Tape practical lab experience, instructor feedback   

 

Hour Four (11am-12pm) 

Joint Replacement Taping Strategies (Ch 12) 

Goals of Taping Strategy for Joint Replacement 

Fluid Dynamics, Decompression effect of tape 

Total Knee Replacement Tape techniques lab experience, instructor feedback   

1 week post-op, 1 month post-op 

Total Hip Replacement Tape techniques lab experience, instructor feedback   

1 week post-op, 1 month post-op 

 

Osteoarthritis Taping Strategies (Ch 13) 

Goals of Taping Strategy for OA 

Knee Tape techniques lab experience, instructor feedback   

Hip Tape techniques lab experience, instructor feedback   

SI Joint Tape techniques lab experience, instructor feedback   

 

 

Hour Five (1pm-2pm) 

Stroke Taping Strategies (Ch 14) 

Goals of Taping Strategy for Stroke 

Depressed Humeral Head Tape techniques lab experience, instructor feedback   

Hand Opening Tape techniques lab experience, instructor feedback   

Upper Extremity Helix Tape techniques lab experience, instructor feedback   

Lower Extermity Helix Tape techniques lab experience, instructor feedback   

Drop Foot Tape techniques lab experience, instructor feedback   

 

Posture Taping Strategies (Ch 15) 

Goals of Taping Strategy for Postural Support  

Forward Head Tape techniques lab experience, instructor feedback   

Forward Shoulder Tape techniques lab experience, instructor feedback   

Dowager’s Hump Tape techniques lab experience, instructor feedback   

Pelvic Tilt Tape techniques lab experience, instructor feedback   

 

Hour Six (2pm-3pm) 

Fall Prevention Taping Strategies(Ch 16) 

Goals of Taping Strategy for Fall Prevention  

Afferent feedback of tape for neurosensory support 

Biomechanical Joint by Joint considerations  

Low Back Tape techniques lab experience, instructor feedback   

Rectus Abdominus Tape techniques lab experience, instructor feedback   

LE Helix Tape techniques lab experience, instructor feedback   

Posterior Fascial Chain Tape techniques lab experience, instructor feedback   

 

 

 

 

 

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