- December 27, 2020 - April 24, 2021
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
This is a clinical course comprising of clinical learning sessions, and a guided self-directed case report. This course utilizes lectures, practical sessions, patient demonstrations and patient treatment sessions to integrate theory and practical knowledge, with respect to the Bobath concept, in the treatment of the patient with neurological dysfunction.
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.
Session I January 21-24, 2021
Session II Feb 4-7, 2021
Session III Feb 25-28, 2021
Session IV May 28-30, 2021
Julie Vaughan-Graham PT, PhD
There is NO PREREQUISITE for the Basic Bobath 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.
All participants must sign a waiver and a manual handling disclosure to participate in the practical component.
Please wear appropriate clothing for undressing during practical sessions,
e.g. shorts, sports bra.
A certificate cannot be issued if non-attendance to the course is > than 1 day. Also, the successful completion and submission of a self-directed case report is also required.
Parkwood Hospital, London, ON
Lunch is not included in course fees. Coffee, tea and snacks will be provided during breaks.
Venue: Parkwood Hospital
My venue content