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Aquatic Therapy

Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy
Contact Hours:   5
Registration Fee:   $144

1. Identify the hydrodynamic principles as they relate to the human body. 2. List the benefits and precautions of water therapy. 3. Identify general guidelines for water exercise. 4. Differentiate between myth and reality regarding aquatic therapy. 5. Identify the different aquatic therapy techniques. 6. Identify aquatic interventions for orthopedic conditions. 7. Identify aquatic core stabilization definition and techniques. 8. Differentiate between the inner and outer unit of the core. 9. Identify the benefits and physiology of aquatic Plyometrics 10. Identify proprioception and the peripheral receptors which are involved. 11. Identify the progression of dynamic balance in regards to aquatic therapy. 12. Identify aquatic rehabilitation approaches commonly used for managing neuromuscular dysfunction. 13. Identify benefits of aquatic rehabilitation for managing neuromuscular dysfunction. 14. Identify general guidelines for aquatic rehabilitation of neurologic patient. 15. Identify definitions and signs and symptoms of fibromyalgia and chronic pain. 16. Identify goals and objectives for aquatic therapy for patients with fibromyalgia and chronic pain. 17. Identify definition of aquatic therapy and proper documentation for aquatic therapy. 18. Identify considerations for transition from aquatic to land therapy. 19. List 6 endocrine glands and their secretion, target, and action.

Target Audience
Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants and Athletic Trainers

By Ron Fuller BA, PTA “Aquatic Therapy” ©2010 is offered in cooperation with Ron Fuller. This course is a 5 contact hour video based course. "Aquatic Therapy” focuses on aquatic techniques, hydrodynamic principles, and guidelines for aquatic rehabilitation. The case studies presented in this course use clinical reasoning based on the highest level of evidence available. Ron Fuller, BA, PTA is the director of aquatic rehabilitation for the Elliot Health System in Manchester, New Hampshire. He is adjunct faculty at several universities where he teaches aquatic rehabilitation and advanced orthopedic techniques to physical therapy students. Mr. Fuller is on the teaching faculty of the Biofeedback Foundation of Europe, where he lectures nationally and internationally on the use of the aquatic biofeedback technique in the treatment of orthopedic, neurologic and sports-related conditions. This course is available in our online* format (PDF Download) available instantly, or by mail** on a USB Flash Drive. When you choose the mail format we will rush you your course materials the next business day via USPS Priority, UPS Ground or UPS 2nd Day Air.

Dates and Locations
Purchase Address:   Home-study
Dates:   01-31-2020 - 01-31-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM