Live In-Person Course for Therapists. Complete both sessions for 14 Contact Hours (1.4 CEUS)
March 11 and 12, 2023
Registration opens: 7:30 am – 8:00 am
Course time: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Registration opens: 7:30 am – 8:00 am
Course time: 8:00 am – 4:15 pm
IMPORTANT COURSE INFO!
- This course is for those who have taken Amanda Hall’s Ambulation, Activity, and AFOs: Addressing the Ankle to Improve Gait and Function, online or in-person, OR with other prior experience or training for foot/ankle and ankle-foot-orthotics.
- The instructor will be providing materials for orthosis fabrication for each participant, which is included in the $460 price of the course.
- Participants should bring a Theraband for the course.
- Attendees will be required to wear masks for COVID/Flu protocols (see below).
Learn hands-on advanced evaluation and treatment of the foot and ankle to improve gait and function for patients with pediatric, neurologic, and orthopedic health conditions. Practice an organized system to evaluate ankle function using a kinesiopathologic approach, determining key findings to develop a clinical hypothesis. Multiple labs will include the latest evidence-based interventions to improve foot and ankle function for individuals across the movement spectrum, including joint and soft tissue mobilizations, improving strength and motor control of the “foot core”, and addressing pain. Participants will also learn hands-on skills for orthotic design as well as foot/ankle taping techniques.
- Analyze foot and ankle exam findings including gait kinematics, neuromotor function, and musculoskeletal findings to design individualized treatment plans
- Apply advanced manual mobilization skills to joint and soft tissues to improve foot and ankle mobility and function
- Design a progressive strengthening program to improve motor control of the foot and ankle
- Design a comprehensive orthotic plan to improve function and gait for patients with identified foot/ankle dysfunction
- Fabricate a shoe-insert orthotic to support a structural and functional foot impairment.
This course is for those who have taken Amanda Hall’s Ambulation, Activity, and AFOs: Addressing the Ankle to Improve Gait and Function, online or in-person, OR with other prior experience or training for foot/ankle and ankle-foot-orthotics.
COURSE COVID PROTOCOL:
Attendees will be required to wear masks for COVID/Flu protocols. Any guidelines issued by the hosting facility will be shared with you in a confirmation email 2 weeks prior to the course along with a liability waiver to be signed and submitted at registration. Please do not attend the course if you are experiencing any symptoms of illness such as cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fever, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, or new loss of taste or smell. Please do not attend the course if you believe you have been exposed to someone with a suspected and/or confirmed case of the Coronavirus/COVID-19.
Amanda Hall is an engaging speaker and experienced therapist who developed a framework for pediatric and neuro ankle intervention. Her area of expertise includes therapeutic casting and orthotic design based on kinesiopathology, differential diagnosis, manual therapy, and alignment for therapeutic gait with individualized intervention and patient-centered designs. She currently provides casting as well as orthotic and assistive technology interventions at HSC Pediatric Center in Washington, D.C. Amanda is a Pediatric Clinical Specialist . She has presented internationally, with special emphasis on serving patients with complex presentations and “outliers”, including at the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, the APTA Pediatrics Annual Conference, and at the National Institutes of Health.
Financial Disclosures: No financial relationships to disclose.
Non-Financial Disclosures: No non-financial relationships to disclose.
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1731 Bunker Hill Road, NE
Washington, DC 20017
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Continuing Education Hours for disciplines not listed below: 14 contact hours (1.4 CEUs). Advanced level. License #______________.
Course meets the basic criteria of the MD Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 14 contact hours, 1.4 CEU's. Approval #2210-74 by the NJ State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 14 CEC's. Approved sponsor by the State of IL Department of Financial and Professional Regulation for Physical Therapy for 16.5 contact hours. Approved provider by the NY State Board of Physical Therapy for 16.5 contact hours (1.65 CEUs). Approved Provider for OK State Board of Medical Licensure & Supervision #BAP202310003. Education Resources is an approved agency by the PT Board of CA for 14 contact hours. Approved by the APTA Kentucky, A Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association, for 14 Category 1 contact hour(s). Expiration Date: 3/6/25, approval #CS61-2023-APTAKY. This activity is provided by the TX Board of PT Examiners accredited provider #2210017TX for 14 CCUs and meets continuing competence requirements for PTs and PTAs licensure renewal in TX. Approved Provider for OK State Board of Medical Licensure & Supervision #BAP202310003. The VA Board of PT recognizes other state board's approvals. The DE Board of PT recognizes other Board's approvals. The DC Board of PT recognizes other state's approvals. 12 hours of this course qualify towards the discipline-specific hours for the 20-hour requirement for NDTA re-certification. They do NOT qualify towards the 8-hour NDTA Instructor requirement for re-certification.
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