KT1 FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS OF THE KINESIO TAPING METHOD
(To be taken in conjunction with KT2)
The KT1 course is designed to introduce practitioners to the Kinesio Taping Method. Over the course of this eight-hour class, the Certified Kinesio Taping Instructor (CKTI) will discuss the fundamental concepts of the Kinesio Taping Method and the unique properties and use of Kinesio Tex Tape. During lab sessions, attendees will have ample time to practice screening and muscle testing created for the enhancement of their Kinesio Taping skills and muscle applications for both the upper and lower body. Upon completion of this course, attendees will be able to discuss and apply the Kinesio Taping Method to relax overuse syndromes, stimulate weak muscles, and decrease pain and swelling. In addition to instruction provided by the CKTI, the attendees will receive the full-color Kinesio Taping KT1 & KT2 Workbook to augment their training. Each attendee will also receive a 60-day membership to the Kinesio Taping Association which includes access to a reference database.
KT2 ADVANCED CONCEPTS AND CORRECTIVE TECHNIQUES OF THE KINESIO TAPING METHOD
(Prerequisite, completion of Kinesio University approved KT1 course)
The KT2 course builds on material learned in KT1. During this eight-hour class, the CKTI will introduce the six Corrective Techniques (Mechanical, Functional, Space, Fascia, Ligament/Tendon, and Lymphatic) and discuss their application in a variety of clinical conditions. During lab sessions, attendees will have ample time to practice applying these techniques to a variety of upper and lower body conditions. Upon completion of this course, attendees will be able to discuss and apply the Kinesio Taping Method to orthopedic & neurological conditions.
PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN SCISSORS AND WEAR PROPER ATTIRE FOR TAPING
The Institute for Continuing Education is a host site for Kinesio University.
Instructor: Dr. Graceann Forrester, PT,DPT, CKTI- Dr. Forrester earned her Physical Therapy degree from New York University. She finished her Doctorate PT degree at Boston University. In New York, she treats patients of all ages for neuromuscular, traumatic or repetitive injuries. Dr. Forrester has developed a program to enhance strengths and life skills of pulmonary patients. She has taught clinical Physical Therapy classes for Ithaca College and has developed and implemented workshops for NY industries called “Promoting a Healthy Back”. Dr. Forrester also sees clients as a Certified Personal Trainer and Pilates Instructor. She has taught educational programs to improve transportation and therapeutic positioning of disabled children in Port Au Prince, Haiti. She serves on the Board of Education, as Curriculum Chair, for KTA, teaching throughout the US, France, Russia, the UK and Italy. She is also a board member of Hope Unites, an “international ecumenical organization specializing in humanitarian aid and disaster relief”. Dr. Forrester lives in NY with her husband and 4 children.
Time: 8:00am – 5:30pm each day
CONTINUING ED CREDITS:
16 CEUs for NJ Chiropractors (NJ Board of Chiropractic Examiners), NJ Physical Therapists (NJ Board of PT Examiners, Massage Therapists (NCBTMB) and Occupational Therapists (AOTA)).
SPECIAL OFFER: SAVE $100 by registering for Kinesio Taping 3 at the same time as you register for Kinesio Taping 1 and 2.
If taking KT 1, 2 and 3, total 24 CEUs.
The following policy is in accordance with Kinesio University.
Every attempt is made to offer this program as publicized, however, Kinesio University reserves the right to adjust program dates, location, times, facility, instructor, etc. in order to accommodate for unexpected occurrences and to cancel due to insufficient enrollment. Upon cancellation of a course, a refund of the price paid for the course will be given. No credit or replacement course will be offered. We will only notify advanced registrants of any cancellation or program changes. Kinesio University is not responsible for any expenses incurred by registrants due to adjustments or cancellations. A $75.00 processing fee will be charged for any tuitions refund when the registrant provides written notice of cancellation at least 14 business days prior to the program date. After a program has been conducted as scheduled but the registrant did not attend or did not provide a cancellation notice at least 14 business days prior to the program date, tuition is nonrefundable. No exceptions allowed. In addition, all registrants must attend the entire seminar in order to receive their Certificate of Course Completion and CEUs. Any registrant that arrives late and/or leaves early from the seminar will not receive credit for the seminar. No exceptions allowed.