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ATACP Study Days and Courses

One of ATACP objectives is to promote and facilitate continuous professional development and educational opportunities in Aquatic Physiotherapy.  

You will find a list of Study Days and Courses organised by the ATACP below. 

ATACP Study days are one day events that are held in the Spring and Autumn in venues around the country.  Study days offer a great opportunity for aquatic therapy enthusiasts including Physiotherapists, Assistants, Students, Associates and other Professionals to network, learn and to share ideas and can be attended by ATACP members and non members alike. Study day themes vary, covering all aspects of aquatic therapy and are led by specialists within the field including ATACP tutors, guest speakers and clinicians. 

 

ATACP Courses are taught by our ATACP Accredited tutors who offer a number of Foundation and Intermediate courses in Aquatic Therapy.  The Foundation programme is based around the requirements of “Guidance on Good Practice in Hydrotherapy” (ATACP / CSP 2015) and is aimed largely at Band 5/6/7 physiotherapists who have had little or no undergraduate or post graduate experience in aquatic therapy and provides the minimum competency required to work unsupervised in the pool.  The course covers the areas of Hydrostatics and Hydrodynamics, the Physiology of Immersion, Pool Management and the Practical use of water for Strengthening and Mobilising.

 

This 2 day course forms the taught element of the ATACP Foundation Programme in Aquatic Physiotherapy.  To complete the programme and gain accreditation a formal assessment can be undertaken that includes a theoretical and practical exam and the submission of a case study. The assessment process is only available to HCPC Registered Physiotherapists and costs an additional £250. Please refer to Accreditation Process menu link for further details and application form.

 

Intermediate courses aim to reinforce and extend the knowledge and skills gained on the Foundation programme increasing participants ability to plan, design and implement safe and effective practice and may be tailored towards an area of specialty. It is recommended that you have either attended a Foundation programme or that you can demonstrate skills/learning to the required level of a Foundation programme prior to attending.

 

“Aquaepps® Paediatric Aquatic Therapy for Assistants” Tutor - Heather Epps

  • 2 May 2018 - 3 May 2018
    Richard Cloudesley School, Islington EC1Y 8JA
    United Kingdom
    Please contact organiser for details

INTERMEDIATE COURSE: Aquatic Physiotherapy in Paediatrics - TUTOR: Jacqueline Pattman

  • 12 May 2018 - 13 May 2018
    Great Ormond Street Hospital
    Great Ormond Street
    London WC1N 3JH
    United Kingdom
    please contact organiser for details

COURSE ATACP Accredited Foundation Course in Aquatic Therapy (taught element) - Sarah Wratten

  • 12 May 2018 - 13 May 2018
    Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre
    Windmill Road Headington
    Oxford OX3 7HE
    United Kingdom
    Please contact organiser for details

COURSE - Aquatic Therapy (Hydrotherapy) for Physiotherapy Assistants - Susie Harrison

  • 12 May 2018
    Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust
    East Prescot Road Liverpool
    L14 5AB
    United Kingdom
    Please contact course organiser

COURSE Halliwick Concept Foundation Course

  • 9 June 2018 - 10 June 2018
    Arnos Grove Swimming Pool
    Bowes Road
    London N11 1BD
    United Kingdom
    £400

COURSE - ATACP/CSP Accredited Foundation Programme in Aquatic Therapy (taught element) -TUTOR: Jacqueline Pattman

  • 16 June 2018 - 17 June 2018
    Therapy Centre, Lynwood Village
    Sunninghill
    Ascot SL5 0FG
    United Kingdom
    please contact organiser for details

COURSE -Intermediate One Day Course: Musculoskeletal Aquatic Therapy – Rehabilitation in a Swimming Pool

  • 23 June 2018
    The Laboratory Spa and Health Club
    1a Hall Lane
    London NW4 4TJ
    United Kingdom
    Please contact course organiser

COURSE ATACP Accredited Foundation Course in Aquatic Therapy (taught element) - Sarah Wratten

  • 30 June 2018 - 1 July 2018
    University College Hospital
    235 Euston Road,
    London NW1 2BU
    United Kingdom
    Please contact course organiser

COURSE - ATACP/CSP Accredited Foundation Programme in Aquatic Therapy (taught element) -TUTOR: Jacqueline Pattman

  • 7 July 2018 - 8 July 2018
    Holy Cross Hospital -The Physiotherapy Centre
    Hindhead Road
    Haslemere- Surrey GU27 1NQ
    United Kingdom
    please contact organiser for details

INTERMEDIATE COURSE for Sussex ACPIN: Aquatic Physiotherapy for Neurological Conditions - TUTOR: Jacqueline Pattman

  • 11 August 2018 - 12 August 2018
    Eastbourne District General Hospital
    Kings Drive
    Eastbourne BN21 2UD
    United Kingdom
    please contact organiser for details
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