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 courses which assumes that the participants are already familiar with the content of the foundation course and will build on it
Intermediate Aquatic Physiotherapy in Paediatrics course
Aim: To provide the theoretical knowledge & clinical skills to design, implement and evaluate safe and effective Aquatic Physiotherapy in Paediatrics
Demonstrate clinical reasoning & understanding of the physiological effects of immersion regarding the selection of Paediatric patients for Aquatic Physiotherapy.
Demonstrate an understanding of hydrostatics & hydrodynamic principles by developing & progressing techniques with the Paediatric patient in the pool using problem solving techniques & evaluation.
Demonstrate safe moving & handling of the Paediatric patient in the pool environment both in and out of the pool