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Recognition of Advanced Proficiency for the PTA

The Aquatic Physical Therapy Section is proud to support APTA's Recognition of Advanced Proficiency for the PTA. PTAs interested in obtaining recognition will find the eligibility requirements and application information at this link.

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Aqua-Leuven 2015, the second European conference on evidence based aquatic therapy will be held in Leuven Belgium April 15 - 18, 2015.

We are very happy to announce that the KULeuven, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences will organize the conference. Aqua-Leuven 2015 will be the follow-up event of the first European Conference on Evidence Based Aquatic Therapy, ECEBAT which was held in Izmir, Turkey in March 2013.

The first event was a huge success with some 150 delegates from 30 countries. Aqua-Leuven 2015 will be a great opportunity for professionals in the field of Aquatic Therapy, to hear about the latest research worldwide, while at the same time meeting with experts and discussing with peers. You will enjoy the great learning environment of the University of Leuven and the unique atmosphere the historic town of Leuven has to offer.

Aquatic Therapy is becoming increasingly popular in short as well as long term rehabilitation and fitness training. Nevertheless after thousands of years, the unique properties of water lead us to discover even more new ways to improve rehabilitation and training outcomes. Register and  enjoy a professionally organized conference and catch up with the latest research in a relaxing environment.

We hope to welcome you on Aqua-Leuven 2015!

Extra topics: Musculoskeletal ,Neurology, Pediatrics , Cardiopulmonary, Balneology, Sports injuries , Elderly , Intellectual disabilities, Women's health, Lifestyle disorders, Aquatic education, Guideline developments 

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Aquatic Section Past Audio Conferences CDs and Webinars

Audio Conference Calls

  • "A Primer on Waterborne Illnesses for Aquatic Therapists"
  • "Practice Management Strategies: Documentation, Coding, and Billing for Aquatic Physical Therapy"
  • "Using Aquatics for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders"
  • "Lumbar Stabilization: Using Evidence to Link Land and Pool Exercise"
  • "Aquatics and Osteoarthritis: Pre and Post-surgical Strategies"
  • "Using Evidence in Practice: Writing a Case Report"
  • "Documenting, Coding, and Billing for Physical Therapy Interventions Provided in the Aquatic Environment"
  • "Building the Aquatic Therapy Team: Keeping Your Therapists Above the Water"
  • "Managing the Aquatic Therapy Environment Through Facility Management and Design"
  • "Hydrodynamics: Looking at Medical Hydrology"

Webinars

  • Using Aquatics to treat Children with Special Needs
  • Practice Management Strategies: Documentation, Coding, and Billing for Aquatic Physical Therapy
  • The CDC's Model Aquatic Health Code Recommendations for Aquatic Therapy Facilities
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Aquatic Interventions: Balance Deficits
  • Splish Splash: Pediatric Motor Learning in the Aquatic Environment
 
 
 
 
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