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The Kinesio Taping Fundamentals & Advanced (KT1 & KT2)
Format(s): Live Seminars
Discipline(s): Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy / Athletic Training
Contact Hours: 16
Registration Fee: $584
Upon completion of this course, including the lecture, demonstration and lab, the participant will be able to:
Explain and apply the concepts of the Kinesio Taping Method.
Describe the unique qualities of the Kinesio Tex Tape.
Understand the principles of Kinesio Tex Tape application.
Utilize and demonstrate application skills in guided laboratory sessions.
Describe the various cutting techniques and their clinical applications.
Apply a time-efficient method to decrease muscle spasm, pain and swelling.
Apply various taping techniques for treatment of the spine and upper / lower extremity dysfunction.
PTs, OTs, PTAs, OTAs, ATCs. This course is intended only for licensed healthcare practitioners.
KT1 8 contact hours
KT2 8 contact hours
Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy: This course has been approved by the Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy for 16 contact hours.
Physical Therapy Board of California: The Physical Therapy Board of California recognizes Rehab Education, LLC as an approval agency to approve providers offering continuing competency courses for CA licensed PTs and PTAs. This course is approved for 16 contact hours.
D.C. Board of Physical Therapy: This course is approved by the D.C. Department of Health: Health Regulation and Licensing Administration on behalf of the D.C. Board of Physical Therapy Approval #DC-1139.
Florida PT Association: This course meets the standards set forth in Chapter 64B17-9, Florida for 18 (live) continuing education hours. Approval #CE150223976. Accreditation of this course does not necessarily imply the FPTA supports the views of the presenter or the sponsors. (Course must be taken between 01-1-2015 and 12-31-2015)
FL State Occupational Therapy Board: Rehab Education, LLC is recognized as an approved provider for general Live CE courses.This course has been approved for 16 contact hours.
Idaho Occupational Therapy Board: Approved by the Idaho Occupational Therapy Board. Approval #5541
Idaho Physical Therapy Board: This course has been approved by the Idaho Physical Therapy Board. Approval #5538.
Illinois State Board of Physical Therapy: Approved CE Sponsor by Illinois State Board of Physical Therapy, Division of Professional Regulations, Approval #216.000227. (Course must be taken prior to 09-30-2016)
Louisiana Physical Therapy Board: This course has been approved by the Louisiana Physical Therapy Board for 16 clinical hours. (Course must be taken between 01-1-2015 and 12-31-2015)
Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners: This course meets the basic criteria of the Maryland Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 1.6 CEUs. (Course must be taken between 05-29-2015 and 05-29-2019)
New Jersey State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners: This course has been approved by the New Jersey State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 16 continuing education credits, Approval #014-2014. (Course must be taken between 02-1-2014 and 01-31-2016)
Nevada Board of Physical Therapy Examiners: This course has been approved by the Nevada State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 1.5 units of continuing education. (Course must be taken between 10-14-2014 and 07-31-2016).
NY State Physical Therapy Board: Rehab Education, LLC is recognized as an approved provider of PT and PTA continuing education by the NY State Education Department Board of Physical Therapy. (Course must be taken prior to 05-10-2016)
PA State Board of Physical Therapy: This course has been approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy for 16 contact hours. Approval #PTCE007154. (Course must be taken between 01-26-2012 and 12-31-2016)
Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners: This course has been approved by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners as meeting continuing education requirements for PTs and PTAs for 16 CCUs. Approval #55344TX. (Course must be taken between 03-29-2014 and 03-28-2016)
American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Approved Provider #6177: These states currently recognize AOTA Approved Providers for OT continuing education either in regulatory language or by formal written communication to AOTA:
District of Columbia
North Dakota Ohio
Rhode Island South Carolina
The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
Board of Certification, Inc (BOC) Approved Provider #P8271: Rehab Educ
Day One: KT1
7:30 - 8:00 Registration
8:00 - 8:10 Instructor Introduction and Bio
8:10 11:35 Intro to KinesioTaping Concepts, Theory, History; Physiology &Pathology; Tape Qualities & Finger Demo; Intro five major Physiological Effects & Skin Function; KT Muscle Function & Basic Application Concepts; Sacrospinalis Demo Lab; Upper Trap Demo Lab
10:50 - 12:00 KT Circulatory/Lymphatic Function; Joint Function; Prep, Precautions; Intro to KT Assessment Tests; Q&A
1:00 - 3:00 KT Cervical Flexion & Extension Assessments; Cervical Paraspinals & Scalenes Anterior Application Lab; KT Trunk Flexion& Pectoral Girdle Assessments
3:15 - 4:55 Pec Major & Rhomboid Lab; KT Hip Rotation, Gluteus Medius & Leg Raise Assessments& Gastroc & Soleus Lab
4:55 - 5:40 Assessment Q&A; KT1 Review & Q&A, Conclusion
Day Two : KT2
8:00 - 10:00 Overnight Responses, Assessment & KT1 Review, Q&A; Basic Concepts of Corrective Techniques, Tension Guidelines & Precautions; Mechanical Corrections & Lab; Intro to Fascia Correction
10:20 - 11:40 Fascia Correction Cont.; Fascia Lab
12:40 - 2:35 Intro to Space Correction & Lab
2:55 - 5:15 Intro to Ligament/Tendon Correction, Functional Correction , & Circulatory Correction& Labs; Precautions, Contraindications & Rules
5:15 - 5:40 Glossary Review ; Application Requests; Q&A; Conclusion
KT1 Fundamental Concepts, Screening/Muscle Test, amp;amp; Muscle Applications (To be taken in conjunction with KT2) The KT1 course is designed to introduce the Kinesio Taping Method.
Learn the fundamental concepts of the Kinesio Taping Method and the unique properties and use of Kinesio Tex Tape. Lab sessions provide ample time to practice screening and muscle testing created for the enhancement of your KT skills and muscle applications for both the upper and lower body. Upon completion of KT1, participants will be able to apply the Kinesio Taping Method to relax overuse syndromes, stimulate weak muscles and decrease pain and swelling.
KT2 Advanced Concepts / Corrective Techniques Upon completion qualifies for KTA Level 2 Membership
KT2 builds on material learned in KT1. Learn about the six Corrective Techniques (Mechanical, Functional, Space, Fascia, Ligament/Tendon and Lymphatic) and discuss their application in a variety of clinical conditions. Lab sessions, provide ample time to practice applying these techniques to a variety of upper and lower body conditions. Upon completion of KT2, participants will be able to discuss and apply the KT Method to orthopedic neurological conditions.
Note: Participants who successfully complete the required Fundamental and Advanced Kinesio Taping (KT1, KT2, amp;amp; KT3) courses are eligible to take the Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner (CKTP) exam through the KinesioTaping Association (KTAI). Upon passing this exam with a score of 80% or better, practitioners will be granted the CKTP title along with all the associated rights and benefits.
Live courses require a minimum number of participants to operate. You will receive a written confirmation from Rehab Education when minimum is met. Do not purchase non-refundable travel until you receive official written confirmation.
Dates and Locations
Princeton New Jersey
10-24-2015 - 10-25-2015, 12:00AM 12:00AM
Raleigh North Carolina
11-14-2015 - 11-15-2015, 12:00AM 12:00AM
Midtown Manhattan New York
12-05-2015 - 12-06-2015, 12:00AM 12:00AM