Introduction to Physiotherapy in Neurological Practice -17-18th March 2017

Target Audience: Only open to Qualified Physiotherapists who have less than 18 months experience in a neurological setting and want an introductory level course in neurology.

Learning Objectives:
An interactive course to increase knowledge and skills in the assessment and treatment of patients with neurological conditions. Sessions will be both theoretical and practical, focusing on:

• Treatment approaches for physical impairments impacting on function, including neuro-anatomy and neuro-plasticity.
• Goal setting and the use of outcome measures.
• The importance of postural control and balance and their impact on function.
• Assessment and rehabilitation of gait.
• Appropriate seating and positioning, including an introduction to spasticity management.
• Core assessment and handling skills to enhance movement and function.
• Upper limb assessment and treatment approaches through practical workshops and video case studies.

*Early application is advised as places are limited*

COST: £150 for 2 days

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Introduction to Physiotherapy in Neurological Practice

Introduction to Physiotherapy in Neurological Practice -17-18th March 2017

Target Audience: Only open to Qualified Physiotherapists who have less than 18 months experience in a neurological setting and want an introducto

17/03/2017 - 18/03/2017
09:00 - 17:00
Introduction to Physiotherapy in Neurological Practice -17-18th March 2017

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Course Details

Tutor: Lindsay Potter, Amanda Strawson and Nicola Hare
Contact: Alkida Domi
Tel: 020 344 83476
Email: therapy.courses@uclh.nhs.uk
Venue:
National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery
Queen Square
London
WC1N 3BG