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