Kinesio Taping Fundamentals & Advanced (KT1 & KT2)

November 1 & 2, 2014 • 2-day course • St. Catherine University

Check in time: Saturday & Sunday 7:30am-8am

Class time: Saturday 8am-5:30pm and Sunday 8am-5:30pm

Location: St. Catherine University, PT lab E560 (5th floor)
601 25th Avenue S
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Audience: PT, PTA, OT, COTA

Course level: Introductory and Intermediate

Category 1 credits applied for through MN Board of PT

Prerequisite: KT1 to be taken in conjunction with KT2 course. You can not sign up for just KT1 alone.

Speaker: Deanna (DeDe) M. Wanzek , PT, PCS, CKTI, CLT is a graduate from the Mayo Foundation School of Physical Therapy. She has specialized in pediatrics for the past thirty years utilizing a holistic approach to evaluation and treatment. She incorporates myofascial release, craniosacral, muscle energy and other complementary skills. She is certified in the use of Universal Exercise Unit/TheraSuit Method. She teaches in the Pediatrics course at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota. She is recognized by the KinesioTaping Association as a Certified Instructor and was named Instructor of the Year for 2007. She is also a Certified Lymphatic Therapist. She is an APTA board certified Pediatric Clinical Specialist. DeDe is employed by Special Children Center in Hudson, Wisconsin, a non-profit organization serving children.

KT1 Fundamental Concepts, Screening/Muscle Test,& Muscle Applications

(To be taken in conjunction with KT2)

The KT1 course is designed to introduce practitioners to the Kinesio Taping® Method. Over the course of this 8 hour class, the instructor will discuss the fundamental concepts of the Kinesio® Taping Method and the unique properties and use of Kinesio® Tex Tape. During lab sessions, attendees will have ample time to practice screening and muscle testing created for the enhancement of your KT skills and muscle applications for both the upper and lower body. Upon completion of this course, attendees will be able to discuss and apply the Kinesio® Taping Method to relax overuse syndromes, stimulate weak muscles, and decrease pain and swelling. In addition to instruction provided by a Certified Kinesio Taping Instructor (CKTI), the attendee will receive 2 full-color Kinesio Taping® Workbooks (KT1 Workbook 1) to augment their training. Each attendee also receives 60 day membership to the Kinesio Taping® Association which includes access to a reference data base.

KT2 Advanced Concepts & Corrective Technique

(Pre-requisite, completion of KTA approved KT1 course)

The KT2 course builds on material learned in KT1. During this 8 hour class, the instructor will introduce the six Corrective Techniques (Mechanical, Functional, Space, Fascia, Ligament/Tendon, and Lymphatic) and discuss their application in a variety of clinical conditions. During lab sessions, attendees will have ample time to practice applying these techniques to a variety of upper and lower body conditions. Upon completion of this course, attendees will be able to discuss and apply the KT Method to orthopedic & neurological conditions. Attendees will receive Workbook 2 (KT Correctional Techniques and Clinical Applications) to augment their training.

KT1 & KT2 Course Objectives:

Describe the concepts of Kinesio Taping

Review muscular anatomy as it is related to Kinesio Taping

Explain and apply the concepts of the Kinesio Taping Method

Describe the unique qualities of the Kinesio Tex Tape

Recognize the principles of Kinesio Tex Tape application

Utilize and demonstrate application skills in guided laboratory sessions

Demonstrate application skills during lab sessions

Practice the various cutting techniques and their clinical application

Apply the Kinesio Taping Method to relax and stimulate muscles

Apply the Kinesio Taping Method for pain, swelling, joint mobility, and stability

Apply various taping techniques for treatment of the spine, and upper/lower extremity dysfunction

Apply various taping techniques for treatment of unique conditions using the concepts and principals of the Kinesio Taping Method

Women, please wear halter tops or tank tops. Men/women, please bring shorts to change into if you wear long pants.

Non-Employee / On-Call Therapist Cancellation policy:

Cancellations received at least five working days before the event are refundable, minus a $20 administrative charge per registrant. There is no refund for cancellations received later. A refund or voucher will be issued to any participant who is registered to attend a seminar that is cancelled by Centrex Rehab.

You do not need to bring a ticket to the course with you.