Education

NDT Introductory Workshop in the Management of Adults with Stroke, Brain Injury and Other Neuromotor Disorders

 

Dates: October 1-2, 2022

 

Instructor: Karen Guha, PT, BScPT, C/NDT, CIDN, NDTA CI

 

Cost: $475.00 + HST ($536.75)

 

Workshop Description: This two-day introductory level course provides a unique opportunity for health care professionals to gain insight into the basic principles of the NDT approach and how it is applied to clinical practice to promote recovery of function in individuals with neurological impairments.  Current theoretical foundations and evidence supporting an NDT approach will be presented as well as specific and practical information about the management of the adult neurological patient.  The overall objective of this course is to enable participants to bring information back to their facility and apply it toward promoting more functional movement and achieving functional outcomes with their patients.

Course Objectives

  • State the basic philosophy underlying the NDT approach to the treatment of adults with neurological dysfunction,

  • Demonstrate basic skill in analyzing movement, both normal and abnormal, during sitting and standing activities and some transitions,

  • Identify major impairments interfering with normal movement and function in the adult with stroke, brain injury and other neuromotor disorders such as incomplete spinal cord injury.,

  • Demonstrate basic handling skills to enhance patient’s functional movement as related to his/her functional goals,

  • Demonstrate an increased repertoire of evaluation and treatment strategies for the individual with stroke, brain injury and other neuromotor disorders.

 

Requirements: Participants must be a Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Speech Language Pathologist, Therapy/Rehab Assistant or Kinesiologist

 

Location:  Back Works Physiotherapy

               2415 University Ave E Suite 101

               Waterloo, ON  N2K 0H5

 

This course is in-person and requires participants to be fully vaccinated for Covid 19.

For more information contact Back Works Spinal and Sports Rehabilitation at reception@backworksphysiotherapy.ca or (519) 746-8172

The following courses are being offered at Back Works. Please check this page regularly as new courses may be added.​​​

  • NDT Introductory Workshop in the Management of Adults with Stroke, Brain Injury and Other Neuromotor Disorders October 1-2, 2022 Registration Form

The following are some of the courses we offer -- please contact us if you are interested in being placed on a High Priority Notification List for any of these workshops:

  • Promoting Recovery at the Bedside:  A Virtual NDT Workshop

  • Treating the Individual with Ataxia: A Virtual NDT Workshop

  • Developing Support and Reach in the UE:  An NDT Workshop in the Management of UE Following Stroke or Brain Injury

  • Getting Ready to Stand and Walk; An NDT Workshop in the Management of Adults with Stroke, Brain Injury and Other Neuro-motor Disorders

  • Managing the “Pusher”:  An NDT Perspective on Managing the Individual with Contraversive Pushing Tendencies Post-Stroke

  • Supporting Recovery of the Upper Extremity During ADLS Following Stroke or Brain Injury Using an NDT Approach

  • Teaming Up:  Supporting Recovery of the Upper Extremity While Addressing Cognitive and Perceptual Difficulties Following Stroke or Brain Injury Using An NDT Approach

  • An Intro to NDT: Where to Begin with the Lower Functioning Individual

  • NDT Introductory Course in the Management of Adults with Stroke, Brain Injury and Other Neuromotor Disorders - 2 day course

  • NDT Intermediate Level Workshop:  Function in the Upright Posture  Following Stroke or Brain Injury - 2 day course

  • NDT Intermediate Level Workshop:  Management of the Upper Extremity Following Stroke or Brain Injury - 2 day course

  • NDTA Advanced Gait Course - 5 day course

  • NDTA Advanced UE Course - 5 day course

**  If interested, please ask to be put on our Education Mailing List and you will receive an email to notify you of new courses being added to the schedule.**