Therapists who work in the pool need special training to be safe and effective in the aquatic realm. But sometimes, even the best providers fall into patterned behavior when working in water. This course will allow you to step outside the box and become inspired to think creatively in the pool.
This is Part 1 of a 2-part webinar. It is also part of an ongoing series, “20 Novel Aquatic Therapy Ideas,” by Andrea Salzman, Director of Aquatic Therapy University.
Course created on January 10, 2024
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DC/2.0; DE/2.0; FL/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; MA/2.0; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NY/2.0; OK/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0
- After this course, participants will be able to list 3-4 novel approaches for working in water for the pediatric therapist.
- After this course, participants will be able to list 2-3 novel treatment techniques for the pediatric therapist for working in water.
- After this course, participants will be able to analyze 3-4 recent findings from evidence-based papers demonstrating aquatic therapy's benefits for the pediatric therapist.
- After this course, participants will be able to compare and contrast 2-3 methods for transforming a swimming pool into a sensory chamber for the pediatric therapist.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify 3-4 new protocols and best practices for the pediatric therapist.
|Background, review of learning outcomes
|Novel approaches for working in water for the pediatric therapist.
|Novel treatment techniques for working in water for the pediatric therapist.
|Recent findings from evidence-based papers that demonstrate the benefits of aquatic therapy for the pediatric therapist.
|Methods for transforming a swimming pool into a sensory chamber.
|Progressing from dependence to independence in the pool
Andrea Salzman, MS, PT graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham with a Master’s degree in physical therapy. She has over 30 years of experience with hands-on care and training, specializing in geriatrics, patient motivation, aquatics, and musculoskeletal and balance disorders. She has presented 200 seminars, authored 300 PT articles, served as a PT-related journal editor, and was once featured on the cover of Physical Therapy magazine. Salzman has served as adjunct faculty at the College of St. Catherine’s (now St. Catherine’s University) for 8 years and as the Vice President of 10K Health, LLC, a temporary staffing agency, for a decade. She currently serves as the Director for Aquatic Therapy University and ATU Aquatic Therapy Seminars and has assisted hundreds of facilities during the start-up and training phases of their aquatic practice.
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