Aquatic PT Events & Education

General Events

You're Invited! Aquatic PT Section Member Meeting and 25th Anniversary Celebration Feb. 16 6:30 PM( see programming schedule)

CSM 2017 | Feb 15-18

Doing It Right! How to Develop an Aquatic Physical Therapy Program

Section: Aquatic Physical Therapy Section
Date: Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: Grand Hyatt San Antonio
Room: Republic A

Speaker(s): Charlotte O. Norton, PT, DPT, MS, ATC, CSCS, COS-C

Session Type: Preconference Courses
Session Level: Intermediate

This course provides the information necessary for developing a comprehensive aquatic rehabilitation program. Topics include strategies for developing a policy and procedure manual, physical design of the facility, creating staff training, and designing documentation forms. Details for starting a facility and program design will be discussed. Upon completion of this lecture, participants will have the tools to design a facility and develop a policy and procedure manual to meet the needs of their clinic/program.

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Neurological Aquatic Techniques for Moderate to Severe Impairments

Section: Aquatic Physical Therapy Section
Date: Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: Marriott River Center
Room: Salon A/Indoor Pool

Speaker(s): Peggy Schoedinger, BS, PT

Session Type: Preconference Courses
Session Level: Intermediate

Expand your skills for working with patients with moderate to severe neurological impairments. Learn exciting and effective techniques from around the globe to modulate hypertonicity, hypotonicity, and dystonia. Add techniques to your toolbox for improving equilibrium reactions, postural awareness, respiration and mobility along with improving trunk and proximal stability. Then you will progress to new options for upper and lower extremity weight bearing and ways to improve early stages of gait training. This course will be taught half on land and half as a pool lab in the water. Although the primary focus will be on adults, these techniques are also excellent for children. Videos will demonstrate these techniques with adults and children with a range of impairments so participants can see new possibilities. Expect more from your sessions with moderately to severely impaired patients. Help your neurological patients enjoy the very best quality of life possible!

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June 26, 2017 to December 31, 2017

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5th International Conference on Evidence Based Aquatic Therapy (ICEBAT)

April 14, 2018 @ 9:00 AM to April 16, 2018 @ 4:00 PM


5th International Conference on Evidence Based Aquatic Therapy (ICEBAT)

Theme: "Wading Deeper Into Research and Implementation"

3 Days with 11 World-Renowned Speakers

April 14-16, 2018

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

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