IBITA certified 15-day Basic Bobath Course – Assessment and Treatment of Adults with Neurological Conditions
Registered Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists may attend the basic course.
It is preferred that individuals have worked with the neurological patient population for over one year. Completion of a CBIA 2-day or 3-day Introductory Course, or an NDTA Introductory Course, is strongly recommended.
Out of province participants must scan and email proof of temporary registration in the relevant province within four weeks of course start.
This is a clinical course comprised of clinical learning sessions that include lectures, practical sessions, patient demonstrations and patient treatment sessions. During the period between modules the course participants complete a guided self-directed case report. Certification is dependent upon successful completion of the case report.
Participants will be instructed in the Bobath Concept with respect to the assessment, treatment and management of adult neurological conditions. The practical application of contemporary research findings will be emphasized to promote “best practice”. Therapists will have the opportunity to work with a variety of clinical diagnoses including, CVA, ABI & iSCI, at various stages of recovery. This course has a practical emphasis to enable therapists the opportunity to develop handling skills.
- Basic Course Letter re IBITA (PDF)
- Basic Course Core Curriculum (PDF)
- Basic Course Learning Objectives (PDF)
- IBITA webpage regarding Basic courses: https://ibita.org/basic-course/
Course Length: 15-days, 110 contact hours plus case report assignment