Therapists who work in the pool need special training to be safe and effective inthe aquatic realm. But sometimes, even the best providers fall into patternedbehavior when working with musculoskeletal patients in water. This course willallow you to step outside the box and become inspired to think creatively in the pool.
This is Part 1 of a 2-part webinar; however, each webinar can be viewed independently without confusion. This webinar is also a part of an ongoing series, "20 Novel Aquatic Therapy Ideas”" by Andrea Salzman, Director of Aquatic Therapy University.
Course created on January 26, 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 three novel approaches for the musculoskeletal therapist working in water.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize three novel treatment techniques for the musculoskeletal therapist working in water.
- After this course, participants will be able to analyze four relevant findings from evidence-based papers demonstrating aquatic therapy's benefits for the musculoskeletal therapist.
- After this course, participants will be able to compare and contrast two methods for transforming a swimming pool into treatment stations for the musculoskeletal therapist.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify three novel protocols and best practices relevant to aquatic musculoskeletal therapy providers.
|Background, review of learning outcomes
|Novel approaches for working in water
|Novel treatment techniques for working in water.
|More recent findings from evidence-based papers that demonstrate the benefits of aquatic therapy
|Methods for transforming a swimming pool into treatment stations
|Protocols and best practices for aquatic therapy providers
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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