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Dear All,

This is to inform you that, we are organizing course on “NDT / Bobath Certificate Course In The Treatment And Management Of Adults With Hemiplegia & Other Neurological Conditions ".

This course is IBITA certified.

Faculty:

IBITA Senior Instructor: Joan D.Mohr, PT
           
IBITA Basic Course Instructor; Anna Feherene Kiss, PT

December 31, 2007 – January19,2008 (Every week Monday to Friday)

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

The 3-week course in the Neuro-Developmental Treatment (Bobath) Approach to Adults with Hemiplegia is an intensive training course comprising both theoretical and practical work. The material presented in the course is based on the theoretical and practical constructs developed by Dr. Karl and Mrs. Berta Bobath and conforms to standards established by the International Bobath Instructors Training Association. Coordinator Instructor is in charge of the course.

Additional appropriate professionals will also teach and assist in the course. The course curriculum will cover:

-Fundamentals of the NDT philosophy

-Normal and abnormal movement analysis

-Application of Neuro-Developmental treatment to the adult patient with hemiplegia

More than half of the course is practical and clinical in nature. The course practicums call for intensive movement sessions (to move, to be moved, and to move each other). The participants will assess and treat adult patients with hemiplegia. This supervised patient treatment will be an ongoing part of the course. Care is taken throughout the course to present the material in an integrated fashion with the expectation that students will gain an understanding of the interdisciplinary nature of the NDT approach, as well as identification of the role of their particular discipline in use of this approach with adult patients with hemiplegia.

Participants who satisfactorily complete the course will be given an IBITA, Inc. certificate. Permission for absence from the course cannot be given except for serious illness or emergency. Certificates may not be awarded to participants who are absent at any time during the course.

 

PREREQUISITES FOR ADMISSION TO THE ADULT HEMIPLEGIA NDT COURSE

1. All participants must be recognized in their state or country as certified, licensed, or registered occupational, speech, or physical therapists. Applicants must include a copy of professional license or registry with their application.

2. Participants must have at least one years' experience since registration or licensure. This must include experience with adult patients with hemiplegia.

3. Applicants must be currently treating a caseload of adult patients with hemiplegia. Each applicant must have plans to continue treating a caseload including adults with hemiplegia. 4. All participants must provide proof of malpractice insurance which covers them during the time they are participating in the course.

SELECTION CRITERIA

All qualified applicants will be accepted in the order that completed applications are received until the course is full.

PARTICIPANTS: Twenty-four (24) students will be accepted into this course. The ratio is anticipated to be:

12-14 physical therapists

10 - Occupational therapists

1-2 speech pathologists

Participation in the course involves movement analysis and facilitation labs, supervised patient treatment, daily reading assignments, and written assignments.

Course hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Daily attendance is a requirement for receiving a certificate.

If you know others who are interested in the course, feel free to make copies of the application and recommendation forms.

Pertinent information about this course and the application process are listed below.

  1. Completed Application Form Submit by 5th September,2007
  2. Letter of recommendation
  3. Copy of professional license/ registration
  4. Application Fee (Non refundable) Rs.1000/-. Cheque/ draft in favor of Therapy India.

Qualified applicants will be sent a selection letter.

Tuition for the 3 week course will be

  • Rs.1, 20,000/- plus service tax(only one participant registration )
  • Rs.99,000/- plus service tax each (for minimum three participants)

In case of a participant's cancellation from the course, a partial tuition refund may be made if an appropriate substitute can be found for the course vacancy. In the event that the course is canceled, all tuition payments will be reimbursed.

LOCATION: MUMBAI, INDIA

Contact person: Loganathan.G, PT, 91-9833656561

Email: gurulogu@yahoo.co.in

HOURS: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

BE SURE TO INCLUDE ALL REQUIRED INFORMATION!

No applications will be held for any future course to be taught by Joan D. Mohr or any other IBITA Instructors.

 

APPLICATION FORM

 

Date _________________________________

Course Location: MUMBAI, INDIA

Dates of Course: 31 DECEMBER, 2007 –19 JANUARY, 2008

Tuition: PLEASE PRINT OR TYPE

 

Name: Profession:

 

Mailing Address:

 

City: State: Zip Code:

 

Home Phone:( )            Work Phone: ( )

Professional School Attended: Date of Grad:

Highest Degree Earned: Date Earned: Email address:

 

Present Employer:

 

Address:

City: State: Zip Code:

Type of Facility: Years with this employer: Full Time

Part Time

Position: Years in present position: Full Time

Part Time

Do you plan to return to this same employer after the course?

Total years experience with adults: Full Time Part Time

Total years experience with adults with hemiplegia: Full Time Part Time

Are you planning to continue to actively treat AH patients after the course?

Hours of direct therapy weekly with adult patients with hemiplegia (in past year):

2-5   6-10   over 10

If you are accepted, will you be able to participate in all of the physical requirements of this course? This may include transferring severely involved patients, facilitation of classmates, being facilitated by classmates, etc.

Yes ______ No ________

Possible limitation (describe):

Responsibilities: Percent of time weekly (circle)

 

Supervisory/Administrative 25% 50% 75% 100%


Direct Patient Treatment 25% 50% 75% 100%


Clinical Teaching 25% 50% 75% 100%

 

Classroom Teaching 25% 50% 75% 100%

 

Clinical Research 25% 50% 75% 100%

List significant continuing education courses you have taken, including NDT related courses

Date Course/Instructor Location

Are you currently in the process of applying to any other 3-week NDT courses?

If yes, indicate:

Date Location Instructor Application Deadline

Is another team member from your facility applying for this course?

Name: Discipline:

Are others from your facility NDT certified? Yes No

Name Discipline Peds/Adults When/Where Trained/Instructor

LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION

The attached reference form should be completed by a professional colleague who is acquainted with your clinical skills.

Name of Reference:

Address:

 

PLEASE INCLUDE A COPY OF CURRENT LICENSE / REGISTRATION WITH APPLICATION.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Personal Statement:

Please discuss your reason for applying for this course. Include how and where you plan to apply the knowledge, and any other information you feel is pertinent.

 

I HAVE REVIEWED THIS APPLICATION TO ASSURE THAT ALL THE INFORMATION ON IT IS CORRECT.


SIGNATURE

 

LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION
NDT / BOBATH CERTIFICATE COURSE

IN THE TREATMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF ADULTS WITH HEMIPLEGIA

31 December,2007-19 January,2008

NAME OF APPLICANT: _________________________________________________________

The above person is applying for acceptance into the NDT / Bobath Certificate Course in the Treatment and Management of Adults with Hemiplegia to be held in Mumbai , India.To assist in the selection process, please answer the following questions.

1. Briefly describe the applicant's clinical skills, including his/her most effective areas of patient treatment.

2. Describe the applicant's ability to function in a group.


3. Describe the applicant's ability to function in a learning situation, including his/her ability to receive constructive feedback.

Thank you for your assistance.

Signature: Position: _________________________________________

 

Facility:

Please give to applicant or return to:

Loganathan.G, PT
22, ground floor,Khotachiwadi, Girgaum,
Mumbai-400004

 

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