Kinesio Taping® Advanced Upper Extremity Expanded (KT3)
Skill Level: Intermediate
Who Should Attend:
This course is intended only for licensed healthcare practitioners.
- Physical Therapists
- Occupational Therapists
- Physical Therapy Assistants
- Occupational Therapy Assistants
- Athletic Trainers
- Licensed Massage Therapists
- Doctors of Chiropractic (D.C.)
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KT3 Kinesio Taping® Course: Advanced Upper Extremity Expanded
(Pre-requisite, completion of KTA approved KT1 and KT2 courses).
The Kinesio Taping® Course combines KT1 and KT2 coursework with extra lab time for attendees to practice their skills on a variety of clinical applications. KT3 can be designed to allow the instructor to cater towards specific practitioner protocols, clinical applications, and practitioner population and address specific professions, in this case a focus on the upper quarters and upper extremities.
KT3 will incorporate any or all of the following: unusual tapings, variations on standard tapings, and problem solving.
This course is expanded to two 6 hour days.
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 Kinesio Taping 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. Students can request to take the exam but will not receive CKTP certificate until they graduate.
Program subject to change. Participants are cautioned to apply new information and skills within the scope of state licensure law.
Kinesio Taping® course Fundamentals & Advanced (KT1 & KT2) are prerequisite for this course.
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 with a focus on the upper extremity.
- Apply various taping techniques for treatment of the spine and upper extremity dysfunctions.
12 contact hours
Day 1: Noon-6:30pm
Day 2: 8am-2:15pm
Accepted by many professional credentialing organizations and state professional regulatory boards. Check with your state board/credentialing agency to verify. 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.
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 12 contact hours.
Idaho Physical Therapy Board: This course has been approved by the Idaho Physical Therapy Board. Approval #5542
Illinois State Board of Physical Therapy: Approved CE Sponsor by Illinois State Board of Physical Therapy, Division of Professional Regulations, #216.000227 for courses completed by 09-30-2014.
North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners: This course has been approved by virtue of Illinois CE Provider Approval #216.000227 for 12 contact hours. (Course must be completed by 09-30-2014)
New Jersey State Board Physical Therapy: This course has been approved by the New Jersey State Board Physical Therapy for 12 contact hours. Approval #207-2012. (Course must be completed by 01-31-2014 )
NY State Physical Therapy Board: Rehab Education, LLC is recognized as an approved provider for courses completed by 05-10-2016 of PT and PTA continuing education by the NY State Education Department Board of Physical Therapy.
Virginia Board of Physical Therapy : This course has been approved by virtue of Illinois CE Provider Approval #216.000227 for 12 contact hours. (Course must be completed by 09-30-2014).
BOC Approved Provider #P8271: Rehab Education, LLC is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers for courses completed by 12-31-2013.
NCBTM Approved Provider #451708-11: NCBTM Approved Provider #451708-11 for courses completed by 08-05-2014: Rehab Education, LLC, is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education provider.
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:
District of Columbia
The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
Please note time change for June 2/3 course in Gainesville, Florida:
June 2: 8am-5:30pm
June 3: 8am-12:15pm
|Noon - 12:20||Success Stories, Troubleshooting and Questions|
|12:20 - 12:40||Evaluation Questions, Assessments, & KT1 / 2 Review|
|12:40 - 12:55||Clinical Concepts: Shoulder Impingement|
|12:55 - 1:15||Shoulder Impingement Lab|
|1:15 - 1:25||Clinical Concepts: Whiplash / Cervical Pain|
|1:25 - 1:40||Whiplash / Cervical Pain Lab|
|1:40 - 1:50||Clinical Concepts: Chondromalacia Patella|
|1:50 - 2:05||Chondromalacia Patella Lab|
|2:05 - 2:20||Break|
|2:20 - 2:30||KT3 Advanced Concept: Fascial Correction: Manual Glide|
|2:30 - 2:45||Manual Fascial Glide Lab|
|2:45 - 2:55||KT3 Advanced Concept: "Basket Weave" Technique|
|2:55 - 3:05||Basket Weave (Closed Ended) Lab|
|3:05 - 3:25||Intro to Kinesio Scar Tapings|
|3:25 - 3:35||Scar Management "Directional Pull Application"|
|3:35 - 3:45||Scar Management "Pitting Scars Application"|
|3:45 - 4:00||Scar Management Lab|
|4:00 - 4:15||Break|
|4:15 - 4:35||Neurologic Taping Brachial Plexus|
|4:35 - 4:55||Thoracic Outlet|
|4:55 - 5:15||Rotational Limb Corrections|
|5:15 - 5:35||De Quervain's|
|5:35 - 5:55||Bicepital Tendon pathology, bursitis|
|5:55 - 6:15||AC sprain / bursitis|
|6:15 - 6:30||Q and A|
|8:00 - 8:20||Core Stability|
|8:20 - 8:40||Respiratory Conditions|
|8:40 - 9:00||CVA Shoulder|
|9:00 - 9:20||Finger Sprain|
|9:20 - 9:40||TFC Injury|
|9:40 - 10:00||Game Keeper's thumb|
|10:00 - 10:20||Elbow Laxity|
|10:20 - 10:40||Scapular Instability|
|10:40 - 11:00||Upper Extremity Lymphedema|
|11:00 - 11:20||Carpal Tunnel|
|11:20 - 11:50||Break/Lunch|
|11:50 - 12:20||Postural Analysis: How to EstablishTreatment Goals using KinesioTaping Method|
|12:20 - 12:50||Acute to Rehab Progressions: Frozen Shoulder|
|12:50 - 1:50||Assign Diagnoses for Group Applications Acute and Chronic|
|1:50 - 2:10||Contraindications & Precautions|
|2:10 - 2:15||Q and A: How to Bill for Kinesio Applications|
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.
|Note: Early Bird rates are in effect if your application is postmarked four weeks or more prior to registration.||Early Bird Rate||Late Registration Rate|
|KinesioTaping® Advanced Upper Extremity Expanded (KT3)||$379||$429|
Prerequisites: KT1/KT2 must be taken at least 4 weeks prior to taking KT3.
Proof of attendance must be provided. Please email your KT1/KT2 certificate of attendance to info@RehabEd.com or fax to 845-368-2458 after completing registration. If you are paying by check, please include a copy of certificate with invoice and payment
Dates & Locations
There are no scheduled workshops at this time.
Live courses require a minimum number of participants to operate. You will receive a written confirmation when minimum is met. Do not purchase non-refundable travel until you receive official written confirmation. Please see our cancellation policy here.
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