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NDT Intro in the Management of Adults with Stroke, Brain Injury, and Other Neuromotor Disorders

Back Works Spinal & Sports Rehabilitation, Ltd. Waterloo ON
Karen Guha, PT, C/NDT, NDTA™ Coordinator Instructor, CIDN
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This two-day introductory level course provides a unique opportunity for health care professionals to gain insight into the basic principles of the NDT approach and how it is applied to clinical practice to promote recovery of function in individuals with neurological impairments. Current theoretical foundations and evidence supporting an NDT approach will be presented as well as specific and practical information about the management of the adult neurological patient. The overall objective of this course is to enable participants to bring information back to their facility and apply it toward promoting more functional movement and achieving functional outcomes with their patients.
Upon completion of the course the participants will: State the basic philosophy underlying the NDT approach to the treatment of adults with neurological dysfunction. Demonstrate basic skill in analyzing movement, both normal and abnormal, during sitting and standing activities and some transitions. Identify major impairments interfering with normal movement and function in the adult with stroke, brain injury and other neuromotor disorders such as incomplete spinal cord injury. Demonstrate basic handling skills to enhance patient’s functional movement as related to his/her functional goals. Demonstrate an increased repertoire of evaluation and treatment strategies for the individual with stroke, brain injury and other neuromotor disorders.
Requirements: Participants must be a Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Speech Language Pathologist, Therapy/Rehab Assistant or Kinesiologist. Tuition: The fee for this 2-day course is $536.75 CAD (includes HST). Accepted forms of payment include cheque, credit card or e-transfer. Tuition includes course materials. Lunch is not included. Registration is accepted on a first-come first served basis.