Physical Medicine and Rehab Courses

Continuing Education Courses

Group Discounts: Will be applied only to groups of 4 or more from the same primary facility
4-6 participants will receive a 5% discount.
7 or more participants will receive a 10% discount.
Note: Please do not make non-refundable travel reservations until you have received a confirmation from Texas Children's Hospital.

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October 18-22, 2017

AI II Sensory Integration expands on the framework of moves, philosophy and concepts learned in AI I, while deepening student’s skill for listening and translating the language of the body ~ posture, gesture, breathing, motility and expression. Students develop an understanding of the body as a physical/emotional landscape, viewing the body in a 180º, at the surface of the water.

This course includes 3+hrs of study group and supervision.

October 27-29, 2017

If all you remember about Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) is random “diagonal patterns,” then this course is for you.  PNF can be a powerful approach when the techniques are creatively applied to clinical problems.  Dr.

November 3-5, 2017

This is a three-day seminar emphasizing interpretation of basic science knowledge toward the development of clinical skills needed for differential evaluation and effective treatment of spinal dysfunction. General principles of functional anatomy, tissue and joint biomechanics, pathology and treatments are applied to clinical examination and treatment.

November 11-12, 2017

This workshop, developed and taught by Lezlie Adler, internationally renowned clinician and teacher, will focus on play as a vehicle for learning for children with developmental challenges. Current information on Neuro Developmental Treatment and Sensory Integration will provide the foundation for analyzing and applying play to assessment and intervention with children of all ages to attain functional skills.

November 11-12, 2017

The mechanics and movements of the human body constantly change as it carries out functional tasks. These changes occur according to the activities performed and how we choose to recruit specifi c motor patterns. The research surrounding the manner in which the movement specialist intervenes during the eventual dysfunction of these mechanics is also changing.

November 11-12, 2017

This is a 16 hour training module packed into two days. This two-day course will teach your staff how to transition your therapy pool into a sensory and motor planning room for the pediatric client as well as the geriatric client. Extrapolated from the 16 treatment station concept, therapists will harness the use of common everyday items such as bath blankets, snow shovels, umbrellas, polyspots and clingy clothes to create a sensory effect and to achieve a functional motor response.

November 17-18, 2017

This course focuses on effective vestibular rehabilitation for treating children with dizziness, coordination, balance, motor, postural, vestibular, visual motor, perceptual, sensory organization and motion disorders due to disease, toxicity, infection, tumors, trauma, neurological, and congenital/genetic disorders.

November 17-19, 2017

The Assisting Hand Assessment (AHA) is now a well-established and frequently used evaluative tool to measure how effectively children with unilateral hand dysfunction actually use their involved hand collaboratively with their well-functioning hand to perform bimanual tasks. For the child the AHA is an enjoyable 10 to 15 minute semi-structured play session using a test-kit of selected toys requiring bimanual use.

December 8-9, 2017

This presentation will provide an introduction to The SCERTS Model, a comprehensive evidence-based framework for prioritizing goals and implementing practices that focus on the core challenges in ASD: Social Communication, Emotional Regulation, and providing Transactional Supports for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), and related social-communicative disabilities and their families.

The SCERTS model is a flexible and individualized approach that is

January 5-6, 2018

The Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program (CCIP) provides clinicians with the skills and information necessary to provide a structured learning environment and enhanced educational experience for students. Course content reflects an interdisciplinary approach to experiential learning methods, with an emphasis on didactic content related to clinical teaching, supervision, and evaluation.

January 15-20, 2018

This program will introduce clinicians to the basic philosophy and treatment principles developed at the Institute of Elena Salva in Barcelona, Spain over the last 45 years.

January 18-21, 2018

The SOS Approach to Feeding is a Transdisciplinary Program for assessing and treating children with feeding and weight/growth difficulties. It has been developed over the course of 20 years through the clinical work of Dr. Kay Toomey, in conjunction with colleagues from several different disciplines including: Pediatricians, Occupational Therapists, Registered Dieticians, and Speech Pathologists/Therapists.

January 19-21, 2018

To provide participants the knowledge and skills necessary to work as an emergency medical responder (EMR) to help sustain life, reduce pain and minimize the consequences of injury or sudden illness until more advanced medical personnel take over. The course content and activities will prepare you to make appropriate decisions about the care to provide in a medical emergency.

January 20-21, 2018

Participants through careful instruction are trained to teach parents/primary caregivers how to massage their newborns and children through a hands-on demonstration approach using a doll. Only parents/caregivers have immediate contact with their children. The training is presented through PowerPoint presentations, lecture, audio-visual aids, discussion, and hands-on participation with dolls through a demonstration lab with parents and their newborns each day of the training.

January 26, 2018

The KT3 course combines the Kinesio Taping Method foundational concepts of KT1&KT2 with advanced clinical concepts. The course provides lab time for attendees to practice their skills on the new concepts through a variety of clinical applications. The KT3 course is designed to allow the Certified Kinesio Taping Instructor (CKTI) to cater specific clinical applications to address specific professions.

January 27, 2018

The KT4 Pediatric course is designed to provide advanced Kinesio Taping techniques and problemsolving to physicians, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, massage therapists, athletic trainers, and other health professionals specializing in pediatrics. Kinesio Taping is a method of treatment for musculoskeletal and Myofascial disorders. Kinesio Taping can be used during physical activity and in conjunction with many therapeutic interventions.

February 3-4, 2018

This course will teach clinicians to develop interventions based on etiologies to produce successful long term outcomes. Through an organized evaluation procedure, specific data will be used to direct the clinician to potential etiologies. Causes and appropriate intervention strategies are identified in order to utilize a systematic approach to developing an effective treatment plan.

February 3-4, 2018

This course is a two-day, advanced seminar focusing on effective identification and management of the physical symptom sequellae that may arise following a concussion or mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). The emphasis of the course will be placed on knowledge of both neurological and orthopedic rehabilitation to effectively manage these clients, and the importance of a multidisciplinary team approach.

February 10, 2018

Blood Flow Restriction Rehabilitation (BFR) is a paradigm shifting intervention for the rehabilitation professional with over 160 peer-reviewed articles in the scientific literature. By applying a tourniquet briefly and intermittently to an exercising limb you can induce significant and substantial strength, hypertrophy and endurance changes while using a very light load. By attending the course clinicians will:

February 18-20, 2018

The course is intended primarily for paediatric physiotherapists, orthotists and other professionals working in the field of paediatric gait rehabilitation. It is also highly relevant to physiotherapists, orthotists and others working in the fields of adult neurology and adult learning disability.