10th Aquatic Therapy Modular Course Package in Valens, Switzerland
Sunday May 02 – Friday May 14, 2010
Postgraduate Study Centre Valens, Rehabilitation clinic, CH-7317 Valens, affiliated to the Bad Ragaz Medical Centre.
Mrs. Gabriela Wyttenbach.
Fax: +41 81 303 1410.
In partnership with the:
Faculty of Rehabilitation Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium (Aquaevidence network)
Dutch Institute of Allied Health Care NPI, Netherlands
Aquatic Therapy Section of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (UK)
Australian Physiotherapy Association Aquatic Physiotherapy Group
South African Society of Physiotherapy Aquatic Physiotherapy Group
or for a .pdf flyer: http://www.halliwick.net
at the opening page.
Full course information can also be obtained from: http://www.klinik-valens.ch/de/study_centre/kurse.php?cat=13#
(includes a photo impression in pdf)
Faculty: Urs Gamper, Anne Bommer, Johan Lambeck and guest-lecturers
This 10th edition will include special offers and continues to present the state of knowledge in aquatic therapy.
Updated contents provide students with a comprehensive picture of current research that supports case oriented decision making, clinical reasoning, problem-solving and goal- setting in aquatic therapy.
This intensive postgraduate aquatic therapy course (127.7 academic contact hours) is unique in the world. The basis is “learning-by-doing”: pool practice encompasses 83.7 hours Five aquatic treatment concepts form the
practical implementation of an evidence based and competence guided approach to therapy. Participants will experience a variety of patients during 5 hands-on sessions in the pool, supervised by the lecturers. Included are a detailed handout, CD’s, DVD’s, plus beverages during coffee/tea breaks.
- Halliwick: Ten-Point-Program and Water Specific Therapy + DVD
- The Bad Ragaz Ring Method + login to www.badragazringmethod.org
- Aqua-T-Relax, passive relaxation including e.g. neurodynamics and spinal mobilisation
- Clinical Ai Chi focused in postural control and influencing connective tissue + DVD/CD
- Aquatic Fitness introduction and measurements
- Theoretical framework: Evidence Based Practice, the ICF, Dynamic Systems Model