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The Kinesio Taping Fundamentals & Advanced (KT1 & KT2)

Rehab Education


Format(s):   Live Seminars
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy / Athletic Training
Contact Hours:   16
Registration Fee:   $584


Objectives
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.


  • Target Audience
    PTs, OTs, PTAs, OTAs, ATCs. This course is intended only for licensed healthcare practitioners.

    Confirmation Notes
    CE Credits KT1 8 contact hours KT2 8 contact hours
    AOTA Approved Provider | BOC Approved Provider | FSBPT Approved Provider | NCBTM Approved Provider
    Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy: This course has been approved by the Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy for 16 contact hours. Approval #13-0330. Arizona licensed physical therapists are urged to review Arizona Administrative Code R4-24-402 prior to committing to this or any course to meet their continuing competence requirements.
    State of Arizona Board of Chiropractic Examiners: This course meets the continuing education requirements established by the Arizona State Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Approved for 16 continuing education hours. Approval #AZCE13052. (Course must be taken between 05-21-2013 and 05-1-2015)
    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.
    FL State Occupational Therapy Board: Rehab Education, LLC is recognized as an approved provider for general Live CE courses. Approval #50-14540. (Course must be taken between 10-1-2013 and 09-30-2015)
    Florida PT Association: This course meets the standards set forth in Chapter 64B17-9, Florida for 19 (live) continuing education hours. Approval #CP140221606. Accreditation of this course does not necessarily imply the FPTA supports the views of the presenter or the sponsors. (Course must be taken between 01-1-2014 and 12-31-2014)
    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 09-30-2014)
    Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners: Approved by the Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 1.6 CEUs. (Course must be taken between 03-7-2011 and 03-7-2015)
    Mississippi State Board of Physical Therapy: This course has been approved by the Mississippi State Board of Physical Therapy for 16 clinical contact hours. (Course must be taken between 07-1-2013 and 06-30-2014)
    North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners: This course has been approved by virtue of Illinois CE Provider Approval #216.000227 for 16 contact hours. (Course must be taken prior to 09-30-2014)
    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 prior to 01-31-2016)
    NJ Board of Chiropractic Examiners: This course is approved by the NJ Board of Chiropractic Examiners for 16 contact hours. Approval #12-1253. (Course must be taken between 09-1-2013 and 08-31-2015)
    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)
    Ohio Physical Therapy Association: This course has been approved by the Ohio PT Association for 16 contact hours. Approval #13S1686. (Course must be taken between 10-12-2013 and 10-12-2014)
    PA State Board of Physical Therapy: This course has been approved by the Pennsylvania State Board Physical Therapy for 16 contact hours. Approval #PTCE003792. (

    Agenda
    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 11:35 Break 10:50 - 12:00 KT Circulatory/Lymphatic Function; Joint Function; Prep, Precautions; Intro to KT Assessment Tests; Q&A Noon Lunch 1:00 - 3:00 KT Cervical Flexion & Extension Assessments; Cervical Paraspinals & Scalenes Anterior Application Lab; KT Trunk Flexion& Pectoral Girdle Assessments 3:00 Break 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 10:00 Break 10:20 - 11:40 Fascia Correction Cont.; Fascia Lab 11:40 Lunch 12:40 - 2:35 Intro to Space Correction & Lab 2:35 Break 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

    Description
    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.
    Please note: 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.


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    Register Address:   , Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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    Dates:   10-25-2014 - 10-26-2014
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    Register Address:   , Washington , D.C.
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    Register Address:   , New York, New York
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    Register Address:   , Las Vegas, Nevada
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    Dates:   02-28-2015 - 03-01-2015
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    Register Address:   , Medford area, Oregon
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    Dates:   03-21-2015 - 03-22-2015
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    Register Address:   , Madison, Mississippi
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    Dates:   04-18-2015 - 04-19-2015
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    Register Address:   , New York, New York
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    Dates:   04-26-2015 - 04-27-2015
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    Register Address:   , West Orange, New Jersey
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    Dates:   06-13-2015 - 06-14-2015
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    Register Address:   , New York, New York
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    Dates:   09-19-2015 - 09-20-2015
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    Register Address:   , New York, New York
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    Dates:   11-07-2015 - 11-08-2015
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