FIVE DAYS OF NDT
An Introductory Course for Pediatric Therapists
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

Tuition: $700.00

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!

 
Instructors:
The main instructor of this course is Kacy Hertz, PT, C/NDT. An occupational therapist and a speech and language pathologist will also participate with teaching.

Kacy has been teaching NDT based courses for over 20 years. She continues to be an active clinician and brings experiences through the lifespan to her teaching.

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.


Daily Schedule

Day One
8:30–9:00 Registration
9:00–10:00 Welcome and introductions
10:00-12:00 Theoretical Basis of NDT
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-5:00 Assessment

Day Two
9:00-11:00 Typical and Atypical Development
11:00-12:00 LAB Alignment and Movement
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-3:00 Treatment Video
3:00-5:00 Practicum

Day Three
9:00-11:00 Typical and Atypical Development
11:00-12:00 Task Analysis
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-3:00 Task Analysis continued
3:00-5:00 Practicum

Day Four
9:00-11:00 Typical and Atypical Development
11:00-12:00 LAB Treatment
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-3:00 LAB-Treatment
3:00-5:00 Practicum

Day Five
9:00-12:00 Feeding Experience, OT Adjuncts, PT Adjuncts
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-3:00 LAB-Treatment
3:00-5:00 Practicum