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PNF: PROPRIOCEPTIVE NEUROMUSCULAR FACILITATION IN ORTHOPEDIC PATIENTS

Therapy Network Seminars


Format(s):   Live Seminars
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy / Athletic Training
Contact Hours:   15
Registration Fee:   $495


Objectives
Develop an understanding of the PNF concept and the neurophysiology behind the PNF principles Understand foundational principles of exercise and physiological adaptation. Correctly explain and differentiate motor learning, strength, power, hypertrophy, and endurance Demonstrate clinical skills to determine a patient’s neuromuscular ability and select appropriate PNF therapy interventions based on understanding of anatomy and pathology in conjunction with patient responses Perform basic PNF manual therapy techniques to facilitate neuromuscular control and improve patient recovery Articulate appropriate PNF terms for documentation and CPT coding for charges

Target Audience
PT, PTA, ATs, OT, OTA, PA-C, DC

Confirmation Notes
Email confirmation with venue details sent upon receipt of tuition

Agenda
8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast 8:30 Integrating the Neuro-Musculo-Skeletal System: A philosophy of rehabilitation for restoring function and its clinical implications 8:45 Case Study I 9:00 The Nervous System CNS Spinal Cord Muscle 10:00 Break 10:15 Basic Principles and Procedures 10:45 PNF Techniques 11:15 Choosing Your Technique *Using principles not protocols for progressions* 12:00 Lunch (On your own) 1:00 Introducing the Patterns - Upper Extremity (Demonstration and Practice Lab) *Shoulder *Scapula *Elbow *Wrist & Hand 3:00 Break 3:15 Introducing the Patterns - Lower Extremity (Demonstration and Practice Lab) *Ankle *Knee *Hip *Gait & Trunk 5:30 Questions and Adjourn Day 2 8:00 Shoulder Case Studies _ Facilitation of the elbow, wrist, and hand _ Scapular Motion 9:00 Elbow Case Studies _ UCL Injuries _ Biceps Rupture 10:00 Break 10:15 Wrist & Hand Complex Case Studies 10:45 Hip Case Studies _ Hip Flexor Injuries _ Hamstring Injuries _ Adductor/Groin Injuries 11:00 Knee Case Studies 12:00 Lunch (On your own) 1:00 Where to start… How to finish…Upper Extremity (Demonstration & Practice Lab) 2:30 Break 2:45 Lower Extremity (Demonstration & Practice Lab) 4:15 Variations of the techniques _ Knee Flexion vs. Extension _ Elbow Flexion vs. Extension _ Creating Functional Patterns 4:30 Treatment Planning and Clinical Pearls: Putting it all together 5:00 Questions and Adjourn

Description
This two-day, evidenced based, laboratory intensive course will focus on teaching a historically useful manual therapy technique, Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF). The course introduces PNF as a manual therapy and exercise intervention technique to address common pathologies of both upper and lower extremities. The course is intended to provide the clinician with the skill to rehabilitate the patient with a hands-on, integrative approach. This will be accomplished through a combination of lecture, demonstration, and significant lab time. The structured sessions are aimed at emphasizing important concepts in neurophysiology and motor learning to improve neuromuscular control in orthopedic patients. Mastery of these techniques requires a solid foundation in basic anatomy and the pathomechanics of the shoulder and hip. Attendees will learn useful terminology, basic procedures, and techniques. Participants will learn to successfully apply PNF techniques in a manner that each patient-centered session is both therapeutic intervention and assessment or evaluation. The clinician will learn to develop and sequence a dynamic treatment plan incorporating PNF techniques that can be used for conservative and post-operative approaches. Current clinical evidence supports the combination of these treatments when properly performed and prescribed by a skilled clinician. Strategies for documentation and coding will also be covered.

Dates and Locations
 
Register Address:   1200 12th Avenue S SEATTLE Washington
Location:   Pacific Medical Center Beacon Hill
Dates:   09-28-2019 - 09-29-2019, 8:00AM 5:30PM
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Register Address:   900 Hyde Street SAN FRANCISCO California
Location:   St Francis Memorial Hospital
Dates:   11-16-2019 - 11-17-2019, 8:00AM 5:30PM
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