This six-day course for physical and occupational therapists has been divided into two sessions to enhance learning. This will allow the participant to use the skills taught in the first session prior to returning to advance and perfect their skills in the second session. The course will teach PNF fundamentals with applications to neurological and orthopedic impairments focusing on improving manual skills to achieve desired outcomes. Breakout session will be offered for therapists interested in advanced problem solving with specific patient populations such as stroke, spinal cord injury, MS, Parkinson’s, and orthopedic conditions. This is a lab intensive course. Faculty to participant ratio will not exceed 1:10.
- Part 1: January 18-20, 2019
- Part 2: February 8-10, 2019
|Friday:||2:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.|
|Saturday:||8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.|
|Sunday:||8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.|
Continental breakfast will be served daily.
*Early registration is strongly encouraged as enrollment is limited to maintain an effective faculty to participant ratio. Early registration is prior to December 15, 2018.
Cost is $750 if registration is received prior to December 15, 2018 and $850 if registration is received after December 15th.
Tuition includes course handouts, coffee, refreshments, and continental breakfast.
Cancellations must be received at least 14 days prior to the course for 90 percent refund. Ask about student and group rates.
- Occupational and Physical Therapists
- Physical Therapy Assistants
- Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants
The course will be held at South West Advanced Neurological Rehabilitation (SWAN),
1190 E Missouri Ave. Ste. 100
Phoenix, AZ 85014
37.25 contact hours, 3.725 CEU's
For more information please contact Kay Wing
Please send the following information:
- Agency/Work Phone
- Agency/Work Address
- License Number
- Discipline: PT/OT
- Payment: $750/$850
Mail registration information and payment to:
SWAN Rehab Attn: Trina Whittaker
1190 E Missouri Ave. Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ 85014
Upon completion the participant will
- Understand current evidence supporting the principles of PNF
- Analyze and describe movement from a PNF framework
- Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of extremity & trunk patterns of movement
- Demonstrate the ability to select and use PNF techniques & apply them to treatment for patients with a variety of diagnoses
- Demonstrate the ability to apply stretch and resistance to developmental & mobility tasks as well as individual extremity patterns
- Understand normal movement and motor development & application to patient treatment
- Understand principles of motor learning & how to apply them to enhance your outcomes
- Demonstrate advanced techniques of facilitation
- Understand how to apply PNF principles to various diagnoses
Kay Wing, PT, DPT, NCS, GCS is the founder of Southwest Advanced Neurological Rehabilitation (SWAN Rehab), an outpatient rehabilitation facility specializing in the treatment of stroke, traumatic brain injury, and other neurological diseases. She received her physical therapy degree from Northwestern University and her doctorate of physical therapy from Northern Arizona University. She is a board certified specialist in neurological and geriatric physical therapy. Dr. Wing has instructed workshops throughout the United States and internationally as well as taught courses in neuro rehabilitation and mobility training. Dr. Wing is an adjunct faculty member at Northern Arizona University and A.T. Still University.
Kim Gatewood, PT, DPT, NCS received her physical therapy degree from Marquette University and her clinical doctorate in physical therapy from Northern Arizona University. She is currently an associate clinical professor of physical therapy at Northern Arizona University and a therapist at HonorHealth John C Lincoln Medical Center. She is a board certified specialist in neurological physical therapy. Dr. Gatewood has a rich history of teaching and mentoring therapists and students, and has instructed workshops throughout the United States and internationally. She is an adjunct faculty member at Gateway Community College and Midwestern University.
Laura VanPuymbrouck, OTR/L began formal instruction in PNF in 1989, at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. Laura has developed courses and taught extensively throughout the United States and Europe. In her workshops she focuses on evidence based literature support for PNF efficacy. Laura is an Adjunct Faculty in the department of Occupational Therapy at Rush University of Chicago, works part-time as an OTR/L in her private practice, and is a PhD Candidate and Researcher at the University of Illinois-Chicago.
Every 3rd Thursday of the month, SWAN Rehab hosts a free screening for the Bioness L300 foot drop system, and the H200 hand recovery system. Call Bioness at (800) 211-9136 to make an appointment for this free screening.
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