OPEN HOUSE - ATU
Nov
23
1:00 PM13:00

OPEN HOUSE - ATU

Float Aquatic Therapy University Caribbean Campus is pleased to invite you to its anual OPEN HOUSE! On this day, we will offer information about our unique post-grade Aquatic Therapy program, about other courses and workshops we offer, success stories from our program alumni, and much more! Open to all health professionals with the desire to expand your knowledge, techniques, and practices.

For questions or to RSVP, you can call us 787-246-8261. Spaces are limited.

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Aquatic Therapy Introductory Course: Bootcamp
Feb
21
8:00 AM08:00
ATU

Aquatic Therapy Introductory Course: Bootcamp

The Aquatic Therapy Bootcamp is the key to becoming an Aquatic Therapist!

In the introductory course, you will learn the basics of aquatic therapy and exercises. You will be exposed to the basic concepts - from aquatic principles to equipment use - necessary for the effective and safe management of clients in the water.

This is the prerequisite for all other Aquatic Therapy University courses.

Cost: $400 - Last day to sign up and make payment: January 27, 2020

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Aquatic Therapy Techniques for the Orthopedic & Neurological Patient
Feb
22
to Feb 23

Aquatic Therapy Techniques for the Orthopedic & Neurological Patient

This course focuses on the precautions, indications, and benefits of aquatic therapy in relation to the orthopedic and neurological conditions most commonly treated in water. Participants learn to evaluate and verbalize the difference between functional improvement and patient satisfaction to increase both in executable plans in the short and long term. Students are expected to use science-based literature to evaluate, create, justify, and execute intervention plans for specific conditions. Participants will demonstrate their ability to manipulate the hydrodynamic properties of water to coordinate and progress appropriate sequences for the conditions studied.

Cost:

  • Early Bird: $595 (In or before January 22nd, 2020)

  • Regular: $695 (after January 22nd, 2020) *Last day to register: January 28th, 2020

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KinAqua Flow®: Lymphatic Drainage in Water Introduction
Mar
28
8:00 AM08:00

KinAqua Flow®: Lymphatic Drainage in Water Introduction

In this course, you will learn the basic principles of the application of Lymphatic Drainage Therapy in water. You will learn: body positioning, proper sequencing, and how to treat different conditions with Lymphatic Drainage Therapy. This is an introductory course. Experience in Aquatic Therapy preferred.

Cost:

-Early Bird: $125.00 (on or before February 28, 2020)

-Regular Price: $150.00 (after February 28, 2020)

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 ATU: Water-Based Interventions for Musculoskeletal Disorders
May
2
to May 3

ATU: Water-Based Interventions for Musculoskeletal Disorders

This course is designed to teach participants the aquatic principles of basic and intermediate treatment for the patient with a musculoskeletal disorder. In addition, it will provide an overview of the relevant treatments for pediatric, adult, and geriatric cases, with emphasis on musculoskeletal conditions such as: trauma, dislocation, joint replacement, arthritis, chronic pain syndromes; including management of pre and post surgery injuries. Participants will choose, execute, and evaluate how appropriate different water management techniques are in different therapeutic situations. It includes an aquatic laboratory to practice the most useful and popular aquatic techniques in the musculoskeletal population. The laboratory includes exposure to real clients.

Cost:

  • Early Bird: $595 (In or before April 2nd, 2020)

  • Regular: $695 (after April 2nd, 2020) *Last day to register: April 8th, 2020

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KinAqua Flow® Level I - Introduction
Jun
12
to Jun 14

KinAqua Flow® Level I - Introduction

In this workshop, you will learn the basic techniques and principles of the KinAqua Flow® therapeutic method.

KinAqua Flow® is an aquatic therapeutic method, designed by Debbie Torrellas, founder and director of Float Water Therapy. This method combines several therapeutic disciplines. "Kin" comes from the Greek word "kinesio" which means body movement, "Aqua" comes from water and "Flow" refers to the flow and transit of functional liquids. In the end, KinAqua Flow® is the presentation, application, and adaptation CranioSacral therapy in water. The modality is not a massage, but a soft touch therapy that handles the tissue and facilitates the release of restrictions - largely supported by the lack of gravity. The safe and practical management of this therapy combined with myofascial facilitation, tissue mobilization, lymphatic drainage, and adrenal, visceral, and cerebrospinal manipulation have the ability to organize and balance the entire nervous system.

24 hours contact hours

Schedule:

Friday March 1st: 3:00 PM-6:00PM

Saturday March 2nd: 8:00 AM-5:00PM

Sunday March 3rd: 8:00 AM-5:00PM

Cost:

  • $400.00 Early Bird price (Price includes book) - On or before May 12, 2020

  • $450.00 Regular price (Price includes book) - After May 12, 2020

  • Last day to sign up and make payment: May 17, 2020

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Aquatic Sensory & Motor Integration for the Pediatric Therapist
Aug
22
to Aug 23

Aquatic Sensory & Motor Integration for the Pediatric Therapist

A 16 hr. training module packed into 2 days ( 7 hr lecture plus 9 hr pool lab). 

 This 2-day class is designed to teach your staff how to transition your therapy pool into a sensory and motor planning room. Extrapolated from the 16 treatment station concept, therapists will harness the use of common everyday items such as bath blankets, snow shovels, umbrellas, polyspots and clingy clothes to create a sensory effect and to achieve a functional motor response.

 Includes information on integrating primitive reflexes into aquatic session. Each exercise and activity will be examined from the perspective of all the senses: vestibular, tactile, proprioceptive, visual and auditory.

Cost:

  • Early Bird: $595 (In or before July 22nd, 2020)

  • Regular: $695 (after July 22nd, 2020) *Last day to register: July 28th, 2020

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ATU: Aquatic Training Options for the Athlete
Aug
17
to Aug 18

ATU: Aquatic Training Options for the Athlete

This class is designed to teach the therapist, trainer, coach and athlete how to capitalize on both deep and shallow water. Includes samples of hard-core aquatic training regimes for the uninjured athlete, active recovery drills, and post-injury rehab protocols. Appropriate for therapists and trainers working with individual sport athletes (such as triathletes or marathoners) and those working with team sports (such as football or volleyball). Includes instruction in the following hands-on aquatic techniques: shallow water plyometrics, deep and shallow running drills, agility drills, vertical acceleration training, edema control and management, and more.

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KinAqua Flow® Level II - Applied Pathology
Jun
21
to Jun 23

KinAqua Flow® Level II - Applied Pathology

In the second part of this course, you will continue to delve into the basic techniques and principles of the KinAqua Flow® therapeutic method by focusing on the study of pathology.

In this course you will learn about:

-The most common pathologies seen in the Puerto Rican population

-The effects of medications in therapy

-The difference between symptoms and what the tissue says

- Self-care for the facilitator

-The difference between ego and the results obtained

-Much more!

Important: At the end of the course, participants are required to log in 10 hours of practice.

Requirements: Having taken the first part of KinAqua Flow® Level I

24 contact hours

Schedule:

Friday June 21st: 3:00PM - 6:00 PM

Saturday June 22: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Sunday June 23rd: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Registration Feet: $ 400 (Price includes book)

Continuing Education Credit Hours approved for:

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Speech Therapists, Massage Therapists, and Nurses.

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Aquatic Therapy Protocols for the Geriatric Therapist
May
4
to May 5

Aquatic Therapy Protocols for the Geriatric Therapist

16 hr. training module packed into 2 days. Includes ~8 hrs in-water training, 2+ hrs land labs, and tons of evidence. Let’s face it. The population is aging so it’s nice to know you’ve got a powerful solution to the weight of the world… water. Attend a class designed to examine the most common disorders seen in geriatric rehab settings – total hip and knee replacements, arthritisosteoporosis, dependence in gait, Parkinson's, CVA, progressive neurological disorders, cardiopulmonary disorders, and more.

This class will focus exclusively on the geriatric population and participants will examine recent research which supports aquatic therapy for this population. Even better? You’ll get in the water for over 8 hours to practice your new protocols and progressions. On Monday morning, be prepared to make a compelling argument for incorporating aquatic therapy across the geriatric spectrum – from injured elderly to the neurologically impaired, non-ambulatory client.

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Ethics and Aquatic Handling Skills
May
3
8:00 AM08:00

Ethics and Aquatic Handling Skills

In this course, you will learn the most important concepts in relation to the ethics of the aquatic therapist. The discussion will range from the type of relationship that is appropriate to have with a client to managing complicated situations. The course also provides a review of the basic concepts of aquatic safety to prevent and ensure the effective management of emergencies in aquatic clinics. This is the only course of its kind in Puerto Rico and it will give you the knowledge and skills to succeed as an aquatic therapist.

8 contact hours 

Date: Friday May 3rd, 2019

Time: 8:00 AM-5:00PM 

Registration Fee: $ 325.00

Continuing Education Hours Approved for:

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Speech Therapists, Massage Therapists, and Nurses.

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