FMT Special Populations Taping Certification:
Taping Movements, Not Muscles
Special Populations Taping is part of the
Functional Movement Techniques (FMT) kinesiology taping certification series
led by industry leading experts in movement assessment and therapy. Discover the
concept of movement therapy and enhancement via functional taping methods with
populations who require special circumstances, including geriatric, pediatric,
and pregnant patient populations. Explore how RockTapeRx, the new, gentle
kinesiology tape from the makers of RockTape, expands kinesiology taping
applications to a wider group of patients. Review current literature supporting
the theory of kinesiology taping for the purposes of rehabilitation,
edema/swelling management, neuropathic pain, scar, and postural management. This
course is intended for practitioners and therapists with all levels of
experience with taping.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
•Evaluate the physiological effects of
•Integrate the concept of a longitudinal muscle chain approach to the elastic
therapeutic taping for special populations, including geriatrics, pediatrics,
•Demonstrate functional taping and understand its use for the applications on
geriatric, pediatric, and neurological conditions
•Apply taping techniques for hand and wrist conditions including De Quervain's,
carpal tunnel, and trigger finger
What to Bring:
••RockTape will provide all supplies needed for the course, including tape,
scissors, and movement assessment equipment.
••Please wear comfortable clothing to allow for full range of motion and
application of tape.
MILICA McDOWELL, MSPT, DPT, ACSM-HFS, has
over 15 years of physical therapy experience and specializes in orthopedic care
of athletes of all ages. She attended the University of Colorado Health Sciences
Center and Idaho State University to earn her Master's and Doctoral degrees,
respectively. Dr. McDowell founded an out-patient physical therapy practice over
10 years ago, started a private durable medical equipment company in 2012, and
is a founding partner in a sport biomechanics injury software company. She
teaches in the Health and Human Performance department at her undergraduate alma
mater, Montana State University-Bozeman. Dr. McDowell has treated athletes from
all specialties during her career including professional X-Games, Free-skiing,
US Ski Team, NFL, MLB, and NHL players. She has also worked with professional
rodeo athletes and professional dance companies. Dr. McDowell is an active
textbook reviewer and teaches nationwide professional continuing education
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
•Physical Therapist Assistants
•Occupational Therapy Assistants
CREDITS - CE Approvals
American College of Sports Medicine - The
American College of Sports Medicine?s Professional Education Committee certifies
that Cross Country Education meets the criteria for official ACSM Approved
Provider Status from (2013-December 31, 2016). Providership #650699.This
Continuing Education offering meets the criteria for 8 credit hours of ACSM
Continuing Education Credit.
The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. - Cross Country
Education is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. This course is
offered for .8 AOTA CEUs. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement
of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. AOTA
Educational level Introductory, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process.
General Statement - This educational offering qualifies for 8 continuing
education hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards
and professional organizations. Save your course outline and certificate of
completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific filing
Illinois Physical Therapy Association - This program has been submitted
to the Illinois Physical Therapy Association for approval of 8 credit hours.
This course content is not intended for use by any participants outside the
scope of their license or regulation.
Indiana Professional Licensing Agency, Physical Therapy Committee - This
meets the IN-PT approval under 844 IAC 6-8-5 Approved Organizations #9, please
contact IN Board or Association if you have questions.
Board of Certification, Inc. - Cross Country Education is recognized by the
Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified
Athletic Trainers. BOC Approved Provider # P3097 8 CEUs will be awarded.
SEMINAR CLASS TIME:
Seminar Check-in: 7:30 AM Seminar Class 8:00 AM -