An Introduction to the Bobath Concept for Nursing Staff & Health Care Assistants
Course Title: An Introduction to the Bobath Concept for Nursing Staff & Health Care Assistants
Instructor: Catherine Eustace, Registered PT, BAppSci(PT), IBITA Advanced Course Instructor
Dates: Saturday, March 2 - Sunday, March 3, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Queen Elizabeth Hospital, 60 Reiverside Drive, Charlottetwon, PEI
Registration Fees: $395 + tax
Will the course include physical contact between instructors, live models or registrants? YES. The instructor shall demonstrate intervention with a volunteer "patient" with a neurological condition. The instructor and participants shall practice with each other during the practical sessions. There are no manipulations.
A two-day course. Course participants will gain a basic understanding of the fundamental principles of the Bobath Concept with respect to the appropriate handling of the hemiplegic upper limb, movement transitions such as transfers, bed mobility and gait, positioning in the wheelchair, getting into and out of bed, dressing and undressing.
The course will be largely practical with the opportunity to practice handling skills with patients during goal-oriented tasks. The key learning from each patient session will be summarized and presented to the group. Theoretical knowledge pertaining to the application of the Bobath Concept will be provided in an introductory lecture.
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