NDT/Bobath Certificate Course in the Management of Adults with Stroke and Brain Injury2019-05-31T08:07:26-04:00

NDT/Bobath Certificate Course in the Management of Adults with Stroke and Brain Injury


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Course TypeCourse/ Seminar
Date09/26/2019 - 11/24/2019
Instructor NameKaren Brunton B.Sc. PT, C/NDT; Karen Guha B.Sc. PT, C/NDT and Sherry Rock OT Reg. (Ont)
Cost$3,250.00 for NDTA members and $3,540.00 for non-members
AddressToronto Rehabilitation Institute, 550 University Avenue
2nd Floor Auditorium
Toronto, Ontario M5G 2A2
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DistrictCentral Toronto
Brief Description

Part 1: Sept 26 to 29, 2019 Part 2: October 5 to 8, 2019 Part 3: November 7 to 10, 2019 Part 4: November 21 to 24, 2019

Successful completion of this 16-day NDT/Bobath Certificate Course in the Management of Adults with Stroke and Brain Injury course provides eligibility to apply for the NDTA™ Certification Program.

Course registration is limited to a maximum of 20 participants.

Course Objectives
Participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Gain an understanding of NDT/Bobath principles.
  • Improve their ability to analyze typical and atypical movement.
  • Apply NDT/Bobath therapeutic handling strategies and techniques to individuals with neuromotor disorders.
  • Identify the relationship between participation restriction, functional activity limitations, ineffective posture and movement and impairments in individuals with neuromotor disorders.
  • Integrate this approach to management with concepts of neuroplasticity, recovery of function and motor learning theory.
  • Develop and demonstrate therapeutic handling strategies and skills necessary to improve the individual’s sensorimotor performance and overall functional abilities.

Course Prerequisites
Participants must be qualified Physical or Occupational Therapists, or Speech-Language Pathologists, with a minimum of one-year experience following graduation, and be presently working with adults with neurological impairments.

Course Format
Course format will include lectures, patient demonstrations and treatment, and laboratory practice sessions. Patient demonstrations will be presented by the instructors. Participants will have laboratory sessions to practice various hands-on intervention strategies. Participants will also treat patients with guidance from the instructors.

Contact NameConference Services, UHN Continuing Education and Professional Development
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Contact Phone(416) 597-3422 x3448