Kinesio Taping® Fundamentals & Advanced (KT1 & KT2)

KT1 Fundamental Concepts, Screening/Muscle Test, & Muscle Applications (To be taken in conjunction with KT2) The KT1 course is designed to introduce the Kinesio Taping® Method.

Learn the fundamental concepts of the Kinesio Taping® Method and the unique properties and use of Kinesio® Tex Tape. Lab sessions provide ample time to practice screening and muscle testing created for the enhancement of your KT skills and muscle applications for both the upper and lower body. Upon completion of KT1, participants will be able to apply the Kinesio Taping® Method to relax overuse syndromes, stimulate weak muscles and decrease pain and swelling.

KT2 Advanced Concepts & Corrective Techniques Upon completion qualifies for KTA Level 2 Membership

KT2 builds on material learned in KT1. Learn about the six Corrective Techniques (Mechanical, Functional, Space, Fascia, Ligament/Tendon and Lymphatic) and discuss their application in a variety of clinical conditions. Lab sessions, provide ample time to practice applying these techniques to a variety of upper and lower body cconditions. Upon completion of KT2, participants will be able to discuss and apply the KT Method to orthopedic & neurological conditions.

Note: Participants who successfully complete the required Fundamental and Advanced Kinesio Taping® (KT1, KT2, & KT3) courses are eligible to take the Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner (CKTP) exam through the KinesioTaping Association (KTAI). Upon passing this exam with a score of 80% or better, practitioners will be granted the CKTP title along with all the associated rights and benefits.

Fulfill the pre-requisites for the CKTP Certification exam with this course:

KT3: Clinical Concepts and Advanced Whole Body Applications of the  Kinesio Taping  Method

Program subject to change. Participants are cautioned to apply new information and skills within the scope of state licensure law.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, including the lecture, demonstration and lab, the participant will be able to:

  • Explain and apply the concepts of the Kinesio Taping Method.
  • Describe the unique qualities of the Kinesio Tex® Tape.
  • Understand the principles of Kinesio Tex® Tape application.
  • Utilize and demonstrate application skills in guided laboratory sessions.
  • Describe the various cutting techniques and their clinical applications.
  • Apply a time-efficient method to decrease muscle spasm, pain and swelling.
  • Apply various taping techniques for treatment of the spine and upper / lower extremity dysfunction.

CE Credits

KT1 8 contact hours
KT2 8 contact hours

This course is accepted by many professional credentialing organizations and state professional regulatory boards. Rules and regulations change frequently without notification, and apply differently to live and online courses. Please check with your state board to confirm accuracy of this list and acceptance of contact hours. Certificate of Attendance will be issued to all participants upon completion of the course and may be used for CEU verification of credits. CE credits vary by state. Please check with your state board/certifying agency to confirm conversion of contact hours to CE. See links below.

AOTA Approved Provider | BOC Approved Provider | FSBPT Approved | NCBTM Approved Provider

Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy: This course has been approved by the Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy for 16 contact hours.

State of Arizona Board of Chiropractic Examiners: This course meets the continuing education requirements established by the Arizona State Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Approved for 16 continuing education hours. Approval #AZCE13052. (Course must be taken between 05-21-2013 and 05-21-2015)

Physical Therapy Board of California: The Physical Therapy Board of California recognizes Rehab Education, LLC as an approval agency to approve providers offering continuing competency courses for CA licensed PTs and PTAs. This course is approved for 16 contact hours.

D.C. Board of Physical Therapy: This course is approved by the D.C. Department of Health: Health Regulation and Licensing Administration on behalf of the D.C. Board of Physical Therapy Approval #DC-1139.

Florida PT Association: This course meets the standards set forth in Chapter 64B17-9, Florida for 19 (live) continuing education hours. Approval #CP140221606. Accreditation of this course does not necessarily imply the FPTA supports the views of the presenter or the sponsors. (Course must be taken between 01-1-2014 and 12-31-2014)

FL State Occupational Therapy Board: Rehab Education, LLC is recognized as an approved provider for general Live CE courses.This course has been approved for 16 contact hours.

Idaho Occupational Therapy Board: Approved by the Idaho Occupational Therapy Board. Approval #5541

Idaho Physical Therapy Board: This course has been approved by the Idaho Physical Therapy Board. Approval #5538.

Illinois State Board of Physical Therapy: Approved CE Sponsor by Illinois State Board of Physical Therapy, Division of Professional Regulations, Approval #216.000227. (Course must be taken prior to 09-30-2016)

Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners: Approved by the Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 1.6 CEUs. (Course must be taken between 03-7-2011 and 03-7-2015)

Mississippi State Board of Physical Therapy: This course has been approved by the Mississippi State Board of Physical Therapy for 16 clinical contact hours. (Course must be taken between 07-1-2014 and 06-30-2015)

New Jersey State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners: This course has been approved by the New Jersey State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 16 continuing education credits, Approval #014-2014. (Course must be taken between 02-1-2014 and 01-31-2016)

NJ Board of Chiropractic Examiners: This course is approved by the NJ Board of Chiropractic Examiners for 16 contact hours. Approval #12-1253. (Course must be taken between 09-1-2013 and 08-31-2015)

Nevada Board of Physical Therapy Examiners: This course has been approved by the Nevada State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 1.5 units of continuing education. (Course must be taken between 10-14-2014 and 07-31-2016).

NY State Physical Therapy Board: Rehab Education, LLC is recognized as an approved provider of PT and PTA continuing education by the NY State Education Department Board of Physical Therapy. (Course must be taken prior to 05-10-2016)

PA State Board of Physical Therapy: This course has been approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy for 16 contact hours. Approval #PTCE003792. (Course must be taken between 01-26-2012 and 12-31-2014)

Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners: This course has been approved by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners as meeting continuing education requirements for PTs and PTAs for 16 CCUs. Approval #55344TX. (Course must be taken between 03-29-2014 and 03-28-2016)

American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Approved Provider #6177: These states currently recognize AOTA Approved Providers for OT continuing education either in regulatory language or by formal written communication to AOTA:

Alaska
Arkansas
Delaware
District of Columbia
Illinois
Indiana
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maryland
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nevada
New Hampshire
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oregon
Oklahoma
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
Tennessee
Texas
Vermont
Virginia

The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

Board of Certification, Inc (BOC) Approved Provider #P8271: Rehab Education, LLC is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC) to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers. (Course must be taken between 01-1-2014 and 12-31-2015)

Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT): This activity is certified for 14 CCUs by the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) and accordingly accepted by the physical therapy regulatory boards/agencies in certain U.S. jurisdictions. The physical therapy boards in the following states currently accept the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) certification:

Alabama
Arizona
California
Delaware
District of Columbia
Georgia
Indiana
Kansas
Kentucky
Montana
Nebraska
North Carolina
Oregon
South Carolina
Tennessee
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Wisconsin
(Course must be taken between 04-18-2013 and 04-19-2015)

National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork Approved Provider #451708-11: Rehab Education, LLC, is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education provider. (Course must be taken between 08-5-2011 and 08-5-2017). NY Massage Therapy Board currently does not accept Kinesiotaping courses. Please check with the board for further details and updates.

*Disclaimer: Rehab Education LLC provides this list for your convenience. At the time of listing, the following state boards accept courses by virtue of approval by other organizations. It is the responsibility of the participant registering for a course to check with their state board to confirm rules and regulations regarding acceptance of contact hours for live and online courses.

The following PT Boards accept courses approved by other state PT boards or APTA state associations*:

Georgia
Kentucky
Montana
North Carolina
Oregon
Virginia

The following PT Boards accept courses approved by other APTA state associations*:

Arizona
Florida
Indiana
Mississippi
Missouri
Rhode Island
Utah
Vermont
Wisconsin

The following PT Boards accept courses provided by AOTA approved providers*:

Arizona
District of Columbia
Rhode Island

HELPFUL LINKS:
*NBCOT…National Board for Certification of Occupational Therapy (view PDU requirements)

+HTCC… Hand Therapy Certification Commission  (view recertification requirements)
Hand Therapy Certification Commission (HTCC): This course is accepted by HTCC towards re-certification.

State PT Boards
State OT Boards

Day One: FUNDAMENTAL KINESIO TAPING

7:30 – 8:00 Sign In
8:00 – 8:10 Instructor Introduction and Bio
8:10 – 10:00 Intro Kinesio Taping Concepts, Theory, History, Tape Qualities, Finger Demo, Intro Five Major Physiological Effects; Skin, Circulatory & Fascia Function; Sacrospinalis Demo; Fascia & Muscle Function; Basic Application Concepts
10:00 – 10:15 Break
10:15 – 11:30 Joint Function; Biotensegrity; Application Basics, Prep, Precautions; Intro to Kinesio Taping Assessment Tests; Q&A
11:30 – 12:30 Lunch
12:30 – 3:00 Kinesio Taping Assessments & Labs: Cervical Paraspinals; Scalenes Anterior; Rectus Abdominus; Pec Major & Rhomboid Major; Gluteus Medius
3:00 – 3:15 Break
3:15 – 4:30 Assessments/Labs Cont’d.: Quadriceps Femoris; Ext. Digitorum; Hamstrings; Ext. Policis Longus; Biceps Brachii; Deltoid
4:30 – 5:40 Assessment Q&A; KT1 Review & Q&A, Application Requests; Conclusion

Day Two : ADVANCED KINESIO TAPING

8:00 – 10:05 Overnight Responses, Trouble Shooting: Basic Concepts of Corrective Techniques, Tension; Mechanical Correction: Patellar Tracking, Shoulder Instability
10:05 – 10:20 Break
10:20 – 11:30 Fascia Correction: Lateral Epicondylitis, ITB
11:30 – 12:30 Lunch
12:30 – 3:10 Space, Tendon & Ligament Correction: Elbow, Lumbar, Carpal Tunnel, MCL, Achilles
3:10 – 3:25 Break
3:25 – 5:10 Fascia/Ligament Correction: Plantar Fasciitis; Function Correction: Ankle & Wrist; Circulatory/Lymphatic Correction: Edema of Calf and/or Foot, Finger Sprain
5:10 – 5:30 Assessment Questions, Glossary Review, Application Requests; Q&A; Conclusion

Our Certified Kinesiotaping Instructors Include:

forrester

Graceann G. Forrester PT, DPT, CKTI is a New York State licensed Physical Therapist. She has earned Bachelor’s degrees from College Miseracordia, Dallas PA and New York University. She completed her Doctorate in Physical Therapy through Boston University.

In her 20 years of practice, Dr. Forrester has provided treatment programs for acute care patients, for community hospicare and youth correctional facilities. She has offered PT to elementary school children and taught clinical application classes for Ithaca College’s Physical Therapy program, Ithaca, NY. She uses her Certifications as a KinesioTaping Instructor, Personal Trainer and Pilates Instructor to develop training regimens for competitive athletes of all ages. As a Board Member of Hope Unites, an international ecumenical organization specializing in humanitarian aid and disaster relief, Dr. Forrester has offered educational programming to improve transportation and therapeutic positioning for children with disabilities at an orphanage in Port Au Prince, Haiti.

Internationally, Dr. Forrester serves as the Curriculum Chair, for the KinesioTaping Association® of the Americas: Board of Education. She continues to teach Kinesiotaping certification courses across the United States and Europe. She resides in NY with her husband and four children.


pesci_teresaTeresa Juodawlkis Pesci, MPT, CKTI,

received her Masters in Physical Therapy from the University of California: San Francisco. She has worked at Lucile Salter Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford in Palo Alto, California, the William Beaumont Rehab Center in Birmingham, Michigan, the Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, Maryland, and at the University of Michigan – Visiting Nurses. She is currently the PT Assistant Manager at the Abilities Center, a branch of the Detroit Institute for Children. Her interest areas are the birth to three population, infant massage, yoga for the special child and therapeutic taping. She has practiced in the following settings: inpatient, acute rehab, PICU, outpatient, interdisciplinary clinics (NICU follow-up, Movement Disorders, Spina Bifida, Hemophilia, and JRA), school and home. Mrs. Pesci has been using a variety of taping practices throughout her career which has focused primarily on pediatrics. She is a certified Kinesio Taping instructor through the Kinesio Taping Association.


wallis_jimJim Wallis, ATC, MS, CKTI.
 Jim Wallis graduated from Washington State University in 1983 and then received his Certified Athletic Trainer designation from NATA. He is currently an Assistant Professor at the school of Community Health and Head Athletic Trainer for Portland State University. He has been working with the Kinesio® Taping Method since first being introduced to the technique in Japan in the fall of 1994. Jim has led instructor workshops in the USA, Portugal, Italy, Belgium, and Australia. He has presented twice at the International Kinesio® Taping Association Symposium in Tokyo, Japan, and was recognized in 2000 for his distinguished service as an Instructor of the Kinesio® Taping Method. In 2003 he co-wrote Clinical and Therapeutic Applications of the Kinesio® Taping Method with Dr. Kenzo Kase and Tsuyoshi Kase. Recently, he began work in Japan on a DVD about combining the Kinesio® Taping Method with traditional athletic taping methods.


wolkenberg_andreaAndrea Wolkenberg, PT, MA, CKTI, MCMT
has been a practicing physical therapist for 35 years. She graduated in 1979 from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Allied Medical Professions with a Bachelor’s degree in physical therapy. She holds a Master’s degree in Medical Anthropology from the New School for Social Research in New York City. In 2001, Andrea became a Certified Kinesio Taping Instructor, and in 2012 she received her Mastery Certification in Manual Therapy from Hands On Seminars. Andrea has spent most of her career working in out-patient orthopedics and sub-acute and long term care. Her clinical expertise is in pain management and manual therapy, having taken numerous continuing education courses with James Cyriax, Laurence Jones, John Mennell, Shirley Sahrmann, Stanley Paris, John Barnes, and many others.

From 2004 to 2013, Andrea was the Director of Physical Therapy at Spine Options in White Plains, NY, specializing in the conservative treatment of back and neck pain. She is currently the President of SPINE SOLVERS INC., her own concierge physical therapy company which provides at home physical therapy services to individuals, injury prevention and workplace safety consultation to businesses, and expert witness services for legal cases involving physical therapists.

Tuition

Note: Early Bird rates are in effect if your application is postmarked four weeks or more prior to registration.Early Bird RateLate Registration Rate
Kinesio Taping® Fundamentals & Advanced (KT1 & KT2)$529.00$584.00

Dates & Locations

DateCity
Nov 8 - Nov 9, 2014Somerset, NJ
Instructor: Andrea Wolkenberg, PT, MA, CKTI, MCMT
Feb 21 - Feb 22, 2015New York, NY
Instructor: Andrea Wolkenberg, PT, MA, CKTI, MCMT
Feb 28 - Mar 1, 2015Las Vegas, NV
Instructor: Graceann G. Forrester, PT, DPT, CKTI
Mar 21 - Mar 22, 2015Medford Area, OR
Instructor: Andrea Wolkenberg,PT, MA, CKTI, MCMT
Apr 18 - Apr 19, 2015Madison, MS
Instructor: Graceann G. Forrester, PT, DPT, CKTI
Apr 26 - Apr 27, 2015New York, NY
Instructor: Andrea Wolkenberg, PT, MA, CKTI, MCMT
May 2 - May 3, 2015Muncie, IN
Instructor: Teresa J. Pesci, MPT, CKTI
Jun 13 - Jun 14, 2015West Orange, NJ
Instructor: Andrea Wolkenberg, PT, MA, CKTI, MCMT
Sep 19 - Sep 20, 2015New York, NY
Instructor: Andrea Wolkenberg, PT, MA, CKTI, MCMT
Oct 10 - Oct 11, 2015New Orleans , LA
Instructor: Graceann G. Forrester, PT, DPT, CKTI
Nov 7 - Nov 8, 2015New York, NY
Instructor: Andrea Wolkenberg, PT, MA, CKTI, MCMT
Nov 14 - Nov 15, 2015Raleigh, NC
Instructor: Graceann G. Forrester, PT, DPT, CKTI

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