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North American Seminars Introduces Pilates Rehab Integration Strategies an Online OT PT Continuing Education Course Combined with a One Day Hands On Live OT PT CME Course

Pilates Rehab Integration Strategies combines an OT PT online continuing education with a live hands on training event. This OT PT continuing education courses will be presented in Nevada, California, Illinois, New Jersey, and Florida in 2015.

Franklin, TN (PRWEB) September 29, 2014

This one day combined OT, COTA, PTA and PT online continuing education course combined with a one day hands on live course blends home study training from a professionally filmed and mastered DVD with online access with face to face interactive instruction and hands on lab sessions. The course has been carefully designed to maximize the learning experience by combining the self-paced online/DVD home study materials with a focused hands-on training session in the classroom.

Pilates is an effective treatment tool when properly integrated into a rehabilitation program. The proper integration of Pilates principles for orthopedic, neurologic, and geriatric populations will be presented during the online educational course and reinforced with a one day hands-on training session supported with lecture. Case study presentations with discussion of the supporting theories of Pilates exercises are integrated into the live and online materials. Expert HD video demonstrates, with narration, over 80 Pilates techniques and exercises and is delivered online and with a DVD. The live session reinforces these concepts and techniques and provides comprehensive lab sessions devoted to learning, properly executing, and cueing Pilates mat exercises. Small apparatus, including foam rolls, Swiss balls, and rings, will be used during lab exercises for modifications and advancements.

Supporting written material is provided for the online as well as live training sessions, and a DVD is provided for self-paced offline learning and reference. Specifically, participants will receive a comprehensive manual containing information on the evidence-based practice of Pilates in rehabilitation (including references to current research articles, types of exercises, effectiveness of Pilates, comparison of Pilates with other forms of exercises, and the use of Pilates in various patient populations) and a professionally filmed and mastered interactive DVD with online access.

Self study Portion of this combined live and home study course

The key to developing a successful Pilates rehabilitation program is to have an understanding of the underlying mechanisms of the specific dysfunction. If the dysfunction is identified, the proper tools can be developed to facilitate a progressive functional rehab program.

This DVD and online OT PT continuing education course has been designed to assist the therapist in understanding the fundamentals of Pilates and how to incorporate the principles into a rehabilitation setting. The information provided will guide the therapist through the benefits of Pilates and how to utilize the fundamental principles. Understanding each exercise category will help with developing functional rehab programs for a variety of diagnoses. The HD demonstrations present over 80 exercises with detailed narration that will assist the clinician in understanding the proper way to perform each exercise. Specific exercise categories such as: Preparatory Exercises, Mat Exercises, Standing Exercises, Exercises with Swiss Ball, Exercises with Foam Roll, Exercises with Ring/Circle, Exercises with Bands, Exercises with Bosu Trainer will thoroughly be demonstrated. Case studies for ACL reconstruction, post hip replacement, multiple sclerosis, stroke, lumbar stenosis, work related injuries, and athletic injuries will be presented. The therapist is guided through a progression of exercises to incorporate Pilates exercises into the rehabilitation of each of the diagnoses. In addition, a thorough evidenced based literature review will provide the necessary information to support the decision to incorporate Pilates into the rehabilitation programs.

This DVD/online course will enhance the therapists understanding of how to incorporate Pilates into a variety of rehab settings from acute care to outpatient care for practical functional outcomes.

More information on the DVD/Online Portion of this Unique OT PT Continuing Education Course

The DVD online access are included in the tuition for this ocurse

In addition to the NAS cancellation policy, this hybrid course requires participation in the self study and live portions of the course. If for some reason the live portion is cancelled due to an Act of War or God or issues beyond our control OR the participant needs to cancel the live portion of the course then partial course credit will be provided for the self study portion (10 hours/1.0 contact hours)

This combined online PT continuing education with one day hands on live course will provide a deeper understanding of how to properly perform and instruct patients on Pilates techniques. This understanding forms the basis for integrating Pilates principles, fundamental and core stabilization exercises into your specific rehab programs and real life patient related functional activities. Upon completion of this course, the clinician will be able to immediately integrate their knowledge in the clinical setting to provide a Pilates-based treatment program to the orthopedic, neurologic, and/or geriatric patient for improved functional outcomes.

This combined online CME course for PT, OT, COTA and PTA will be presented:

Jan 30, 15    -Jan 30, 15 at UHS-Summerlin Hospital Las Vegas, NV Tuition $399.00    Nevada CME credit- 7 Live 10 Home Study    

Mar 20, 15-Mar 20, 15 at San Ramon Regional Medical Center San Ramon, CA Tuition $399.00 CME credit-7 Live 10 Home Study

Jun 05, 15-Jun 05, 15 at Vital Rehabilitation Chicago, IL Tuition $399.00     CME credit – 8 Live 12 Home Study    

Oct 02, 15-Oct 02, 15 at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center Englewood, NJ

Tuition $399.00 CME credit- 7 Live 10 Home Study    

Nov 07, 15    Nov 07, 15 at Baptist Hospital of Miami Miami, FL Tuition $399.00    CME credit – 8 Live 12 Home Study    

For more information visit and click on Pilates Rehab Integration Strategies under Medical Education.

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