Vancouver – Foundations in Manual Therapy

May 15 and 16, 2021

Course Description for Foundations in Manual Therapy

The clinician learned to understand and apply manual therapy (MT) as a multifactorial method of impacting issues of voice and swallowing. Using a biopsychosocial approach to evaluation and intervention, the clinician utilized the evidence to support this MT model and, through hands-on experiences, learned immediately applicable clinical skills in the context of the diagnoses facing the SLP.

Learning Objectives for In-Person Workshop:

After successful completion of this online module, the therapist will:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to apply an effective patient-directed method of manual therapy evaluation.
  2. Describe and demonstrate the various treatment options in a manual therapy session, including cross handed, single handed, compression, gathering/lifting, and traction.
  3. Describe options and apply effective treatment for the remediation of a variety of voice/swallowing and related disorders.

Target Audience

    • Intended for SLPs/Voice Professionals, SLPAs, Massage Therapists, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and other appropriately licensed health professionals.
    • This course is offered for 1.45 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level; Professional area.)
    • While some approvals are already in place, CEUs for PTs/OTs will be approved on an as-needed basis, please inquire early.
    • Massage Therapy (NCBTMB and NYS MTs, 14.0 CE Hrs) are approved.

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