Aquatic Therapy Basics will focus on why we use water as a modality in our clinics. We will discuss the principles of water and how these impact our treatments. We will learn the contraindications, precautions and how the major systems of the body are impacted by the principles of water. Finally, we will discuss the therapeutic benefits of the use of water with a case study review.
Course created on August 29, 2017
Course Type: Recorded Webinar, Text/Transcript
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/1.5; AL/1.5; AR/1.5; AZ/1.5; CA/1.5; CO/1.5; CT/1.5; DE/1.5; GA/1.5; HI/1.5; IA/1.5; IACET/0.2; ID/1.5; IL/1.5; IN/1.5; KS/1.5; KY/1.5 Category 2; MA/1.5; ME/1.5; MI/1.5; MO/1.5; MS/1.5; MT/1.5; NC/1.5; ND/1.5; NE/1.5; NH/1.5; NY/1.5; OR/1.5; PA/1.5; RI/1.5; SC/1.5; SD/1.5; TN/1.5; TX/1.5; UT/1.5; VA/1.5; VT/1.5; WA/1.5; WI/1.5; WY/1.5
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the principles of water and how these impact treatments.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the precautions and contraindications of the aquatic therapy environment.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify appropriate patients for the water.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the therapeutic benefits of the use of water.
|5-15 Minutes||Principles of water|
|15-30 Minutes||Contraindications and precautions|
|30-55 Minutes||Identifying appropriate patients and therapeutic benefits|
|55-70 Minutes||Case study review|
|70-80 Minutes||Basic equipment needs|
|80-90 Minutes||Summary, Q and A|
Kathleen Dwyer, OTR/L, CHT
Kathleen Dwyer is an Occupational Therapist who has worked in acute care, outpatient rehabilitation, and skilled nursing rehabilitation. She has had the opportunity to open three aquatic therapy centers from the ground up, along with direct management of an Aquatic Rehab Center. She has personally incorporated Aquatic Therapy interventions into her treatment plans for her patients. Currently, she is a Director of Therapy Operations in northeast Ohio.
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