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Seminar ID #19S04JKNV
Out of Arms Way: An NDT Seminar on the Upper Extremity (19S04JKNV)

(3 days) . . . .February 8–10
Julie Pitz, NDTA Education Coordinator
800-869-9295 •
Jason Knox, PT, C/NDT

7:45-8:00 Registration
8:00-8:30 Introductions & Review of Course
8:30-12:00 Best Practices for Promoting Recovery
1:00-1:45 Normal Movement & Managing the Environment
1:45-2:45 Review of Handling Principles
3:00-4:30 Readying the Trunk for Function

8:00-8:15 Article Discussion
8:15-9:00 Assessment Framework
9:00-10:15 Task & Movement Analysis
10:30-12:00 The Upper Extremity, Action & Handling
1:00-2:00 Learning About Motor Learning
2:00-2:30 The Closed Chain
2:45-3:15 Modifying the Chain
3:15-4:30 Assessment in Function
8:00-8:15 Article Discussion
8:15-10:30 Opening the Chain
10:45-12:00 Shaping the Hand & Grasp
1:00-2:30 Structuring Treatment Sessions
2:45-3:45 Patient Demonstration
3:45-4:30 Questions & Wrap Up

APPOT Approved
This seminar has been submitted for PT CEU’s in the host state.

Cancellation Policy

Full refund of the course registration fee, less $50 administrative fee, will be granted upon receipt of a written request postmarked on or before 30 days before the first day of the course. Cancellations by the attendee less than 30 days from the first day of the course are not eligible for any refund.


Desert Springs Hospital

2075 East Flamingo Road

Las Vegas, NV 89119

Tuition Information: $495.00 with your active
NDTA membership, or $650.00 as a non-member.
One year NDTA Membership $125

This seminar will provide participants with current information about the Neuro-Developmental (NDT) approach, best practices in neuro rehabilitation, motor learning, movement science, and review some critical principles for maximizing rehabilitation patient outcomes. Lecture, lab, demonstration, task analysis, problem-solving, and experiential learning will help participants improve their skills for treating the upper extremity in adults with stroke and brain injury. This practical hands-on training is important and relevant for all professions and practice settings in order to produce the most optimal outcomes. Course instructional material is relevant for beginners to advanced practitioners.

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