It is recommended that potential students for this course have attend at least the taught element of the “ATACP Accredited Foundation Programme in Aquatic Therapy ” this is an intermediate course which assumes that the participants are already familiar with the content of the foundation course and will build on it
Aim: To provide the theoretical knowledge & clinical skills to design, implement and evaluate safe and effective Aquatic Physiotherapy for patients with Neurological Conditions
Demonstrate clinical reasoning & understanding of the physiological effects of immersion regarding the selection of neurological patients for Aquatic Physiotherapy.
Demonstrate an understanding of hydrostatics & hydrodynamic principles by developing & progressing techniques with the neurological patient in the pool using problem solving techniques & evaluation.
Demonstrate safe moving & handling of the neurological patient in the pool environment both in and out of the pool