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Online Course

Geriatric Kinesiology Taping Practitioner Certification


Faculty:
Milica McDowell
Duration:
5 Hours 59 Minutes
Copyright :
Aug 30, 2019
Product Code:
CRS020649
Media Type:
Online Course


Description

Geriatric Kinesiology Taping Practitioner Certification

Full Course Description


This Certification 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. 


Credits


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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate. This online course may include multiple product formats. To receive full credit, please submit the CE test for each format that has self-study materials included. Participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing each on-line post-test evaluation. 

Continuing Education Information: Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of your profession.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your profession's standards.

The planning committee and staff who controlled the content of this activity have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. For speaker disclosures, please see speaker bios.


Athletic Trainers

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers. This self-study program has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 hours of Category A continuing education.


Florida Massage Therapists

PESI, Inc. is approved by the Florida Board of Massage Therapy as a continuing education Approved Provider. Provider #50-399. This course is offered for 6.0 self-study CE hours.


Arizona Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

CE credit is available. This self-study course consists of 6.0​ continuing education clock hours for Arizona OTs and OTAs. The Arizona Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners (R4-43-203) confirms acceptance of continuing education programs relevant to occupational therapy that are approved by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).


Florida Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy. Provider Number #50-399. This course qualifies for 6.0 self-study continuing education credits.

CE Broker


Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

AOTA

PESI, Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. Provider #: 3322. This self-study course qualifies for 6.0 self-study contact hours or 0.6 CEUs in the Category of Domain of OT and Occupational Therapy Process. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Course Level: Intermediate. 


Arizona Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. The Arizona State Board of Physical Therapy recognizes continuing competence activities that have been approved by any state PT association or national medical/health care association (e.g., AOTA, ASHA). This self-study activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of instruction applicable for physical therapists.


California Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers. This self-study lecture qualifies for 6.0 continuing competency hours.


Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This self-study course consists of 6.0 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists. CE requirements for physical therapists vary by state/jurisdiction. Please retain the certificate of completion that you receive and use as proof of completion when required.


Illinois Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270. This self-study course qualifies for 6.0 CE credit hours.


Kentucky Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. This self-study course consists of 6.0 continuing education credit hours for Kentucky Physical Therapists. The rule under 201 KAR 22:045, Section 2, (2)(a) states that category 1 continued competency credits can be earned from providers approved by another physical therapy licensing agency. PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270.

 


Michigan Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. This self-study activity consists of 6.0 continuing education credit hours for Michigan Physical Therapists. Regulation R. 338.7163 states the Michigan Board of Physical Therapy accepts continuing education if it is approved by another state board of physical therapy. PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270.


New York Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department, State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider for physical therapy and physical therapy assistant continuing education. This self-study course qualifies for 7.2 contact hours.


North Carolina Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Illinois Division of Professional Regulation, Provider Number: 216-000071. This intermediate course is approved by the North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners by virtue of PESI Inc. approved provider status with the Illinois Division of Professional Regulation. This course qualifies for 6.0 continuing education hours.


Pennsylvania Physical Therapists and Assistants

The Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy recognizes approval by all other state boards. This self-study activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists.


Texas Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This activity is provided by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #2106032TX and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. This activity will provide 6.0 CCUs. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.


Utah Physical Therapists And Physical Therapist Assistants

This course is designed to meet the Utah DOPL Rule R156-24b-303b.2.c.iv - A commercial continuing education provider providing a course related to the practice of physical therapy. Please retain a copy of the advertising brochure and your certificate of completion to provide to your board should this be requested of you. This self-study activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction.


Vermont Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. This course consists of 6.0 continuing education credit hours for Vermont Physical Therapists. The Board confirms acceptance of continuing education programs that are recognized by other state physical therapy licensing boards. PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270.


Virginia Physical Therapists & Physical Therapy Assistants

CE credit is available. This self-study course consists of 6.0 hours of type 2 continued competency credit for Virginia Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants. Regulation 18VAC112-20-131, Section B, (2) states that up to ten type 2 continued competency credits can be earned by completing independent study activities related to the clinical practice of physical therapy. 


Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 6.0 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.



Faculty

Milica McDowell's Profile

Milica McDowell Related seminars and products: 6

PT, MSPT, DPT, C-EP


Dr. Milica McDowell has been in clinical physical therapy practice for 15 years.

 

Following undergraduate studies in Exercise Physiology at Montana State University, Milica received her Master’s Degree from University of Colorado and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Idaho State University, where she studied knee injuries in team sport athletes.

Milica has specialized in orthopedics and sports medicine throughout her rehab career, working with athletes of all ages and ability levels. She owns and operates Clearwater Physical Therapy, Bluebird Medical Supply Company and Epic Fitness Center.

In addition to her clinical practice and teaching in the Masters of Science in Science Education and undergraduate Human Performance Programs at Montana State University, Milica is a founder and the Chief Medical Officer of 4c Sports Injury Analytics.

Milica’s primary areas of research interest include biomechanical baseline testing, kinematic predictors of athletic injury, and postural sway as a concussion assessment tool. She is a member of APTA and NATA and volunteers her time for Ironman triathlon medical support. Milica enjoys recreating with her family, cooking, triathlon, downhill skiing and goldendoodles.

 

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Receives a speaking honorarium and consultant honorarium from RockTape.
Non-financial: No relevant non-financial relationships exist.


Additional Info

Program Information

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Objectives

  1. Define and discuss the geriatric population and their needs.
  2. Define, discuss and consider concepts of myofascial chains as an approach to treatment for a multitude of ageing conditions.
  3. Discuss and communicate the physiological effects of kinesiology taping.
  4. Critically analyze considerations of taping applications based on current research.
  5. Compare and contrast functional taping applications for geriatric related postural.
  6. Justify fascial taping applications for applications of postural, orthopedic, inflammatory and neurological conditions. orthopedic, inflammatory and neurological conditions,

Outline

Who is the geriatric population and how are they defined? 


Taping History
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 
Skin-brain connection 
Sensory system, discussion of hair follicles and skin receptors 
Cortical Homunculus Review


Effects and Benefits of Kinesiology Taping 
Pain and how Kinesiology tape improves this condition
Decompression and Mechanical effects of kinesiology tape
Neurosensory communications to the brain via skin stimulation 


Pain Mitigation Effect of Tape
Pain Gate Theory
Neuromatrix Model 
Biopsychosocial Model of Pain (BPS)
Science Literature Review


Decompression Effect of Tape
Looking under the skin with MSK Ultrasound 
Science Literature Review


Neurosensory Input Effect of Tape
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
Qualities of Kinesiology Tape
Science Literature Review
Does direction of tape and amount of tape stretch matter


Kinesiology Taping Basic Technique Considerations
General taping application rules 
Indications/Contraindications 
Negotiables and non-negotiables for technique 


Geriatric Conditions
Joint Stability overview of patient presentation and tape indications 
Joint Replacement overview of patient presentation and tape indications
Osteoarthritis overview of patient presentation and tape indications
Stroke overview of patient presentation and tape indications
Posture overview of patient presentation and tape indications
Fall Prevention overview of patient presentation and tape indications


Joint Stability Taping Strategies
Goals of Taping Strategy for Joint Stability 
Ankle Tape practical lab experience
Knee Tape practical lab experience
Shoulder Tape practical lab experience
Wrist Tape practical lab experience


Joint Replacement Taping Strategies
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
Goals of Taping Strategy for OA

  • Knee Tape techniques lab experience
  • Hip Tape techniques lab experience
  • SI Joint Tape techniques lab experience

 

Stroke Taping Strategies
Goals of Taping Strategy for Stroke
Depressed Humeral Head Tape techniques lab experience
Hand Opening Tape techniques lab experience
Upper Extremity Helix Tape techniques lab experience
Lower Extermity Helix Tape techniques lab experience
Drop Foot Tape techniques lab experience

 

Posture Taping Strategies
Goals of Taping Strategy for Postural Support 
Forward Head Tape techniques lab experience
Forward Shoulder Tape techniques lab experience
Dowager’s Hump Tape techniques lab experience
Pelvic Tilt Tape techniques lab experience

 

Fall Prevention Taping Strategies
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

Target Audience

  • Physical Therapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Athletic Trainers
  • Chiropractors
  • Massage Therapists
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists
  • Exercise Physiologists

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