Five Days of NDT 

An Introductory Course for Pediatric Therapists

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course provides an introduction to assessment and treatment using a current NDT approach. Assessment, task analysis, treatment planning, and treatment adjuncts will be covered. There is LAB and practicum with children to allow experience and time for questions. This is a great course for therapists new to pediatrics or therapists that are changing their emphasis to pediatrics. This course fills quickly, register early!

Suggested Audience: PTs and OTs and STs
This course is appropriate for PTs, OTs and SLPs, PTAs and COTAs.

32.5 CEUs IPTA and IOTA

 

Course Objectives:

The participant will:

  1. Understand the enablement model of assessment as it relates to children with CNS impairments.
  2. Be able to create functional goals for children with CNS impairments.
  3. Understand task analysis and how it meshes with assessment and treatment
  4. Understand basic handling concepts and have a chance to practice with children and each other
  5. Be able to assess and treat a child during practicum.

 

Your Instructor:

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KACY HERTZ, PT

Kacy is a Neuro-Developmental Treatment Coordinator Instructor and has organized and taught NDT oriented courses for over 30 years.  She is a active clinician and owner of City Kids, Inc., maintaining current knowledge in taping, casting, baby treatment and lower extremity biomechanics.

Course Schedule:

Day One

8:30–9:00

9:00–10:00

10:00-12:00

12:00-1:00

1:00-5:00 

Registration

Welcome and introductions

Theoretical Basis of NDT

Lunch

Assessment

Day Two

9:00-11:00

11:00-12:00

12:00-1:00

1:00-3:00

3:00-5:00

 Typical and Atypical Development

 LAB Alignment and Movement

Lunch

Treatment Video

Practicum

Day Three

9:00-11:00

11:00-12:00

12:00-1:00

1:00-3:00

3:00-5:00

Typical and Atypical Development

Task Analysis

Lunch

Task Analysis continued

Practicum

Day Four

9:00-11:00

11:00-12:00

12:00-1:00

1:00-3:00

3:00-5:00

Typical and Atypical Development

LAB Treatment

Lunch

LAB-Treatment

Practicum

Day Five

9:00-12:00

12:00-1:00

1:00-3:00

3:00-5:00

Feeding Experience, OT Adjuncts, PT Adjuncts

Lunch

LAB-Treatment

Practicum