Tai Chi for Rehabilitation
Want a workshop that keeps you interested and engaged all day? This course offers 15.5 CEUs and will keep you energized and moving!
Tai Chi for Rehabilitation (TCR) is a safe, efficient therapeutic exercise appropriate for all patients throughout their rehabilitation process. TCR can be used across a variety of settings and diagnoses.
TCR is created by physician Dr. Paul Lam and is approved by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Tai Chi has a growing body of medical research with significant findings, proving efficacy as an evidence based practice.
Learn how to use Tai Chi in your practice to address a range of deficits:
- Adapt Tai Chi for different levels of rehabilitation needs
- Apply Tai Chi in your practice for improving:
- Gait and balance
- ADL independence and safety
- Fall reduction
- Cardiovascular endurance
- Orthopedic rehabilitation
- Neurological deficits
- Stress and pain management
Tai Chi is relevant to the profession of physical therapy and occupational therapy for promoting health, increasing mobility and function. TCR empowers patients to continue managing their health and wellbeing beyond the clinic walls.
Come join us for a fun, engaging workshop that will enhance your evidenced-based practice and help YOU too!
At the conclusion of this program, the learner will be able to:
- Understand Tai Chi as an evidence based therapeutic intervention
- Recognize the relevance and effectiveness of Tai Chi as a powerful yet accessible form of therapeutic exercise
- Apply Tai Chi movement forms for rehabilitation through varied diagnoses and deficits
- Modify and apply Tai Chi forms across a variety of clinical settings
- Identify accessible movement patterns for improving balance and strength
- Apply Tai Chi movement forms toward improved ADL function and safety
- Appropriately modify Tai Chi forms to various disabilities and movement restrictions
- Teach simple Tai Chi forms effectively as part of HEP
Continuing Education Credit:
TPTA CEU Statement: Tai Chi for Rehabilitation has been approved for 15.5 continuing competence units(s) (CCUs) by the Texas Physical Therapy Association.
OK Medical Board: Tai Chi for Rehabilitation has been approved for 15.25 CEUs
AOTA CEU Statement: Tai Chi for Rehabilitation: Intermediate. AOTA Category I: Domain of Occupational Therapy: Areas of Occupation, Category II: Occupational Therapy Process: Intervention. .155 CEUs/15.5 Contact hour per module. 15 modules total for .155 CEUs/15.5.0 Contact hours
NBCOT CEU Statement: Tai Chi for Rehabilitation fulfills requirements for 19.375 Professional Development Units (PDUs) toward NBCOT certification renewal
What is the start and end time for each day?
Each day starts at 8am and ends at 5:30pm. We try to take a late lunch; around 1 or 1:30pm. Morning and afternoon breaks (with snacks) are provided. Please bring your own water bottle.
I'm coming from out of town. Is there a hotel nearby? If you require lodging, hotels with event discounts will be provided in your confirmation email.
What do I wear? Please wear comfortable clothing that you can move easily in. Also wear tennis shoes or other shoes that offer support but do not inhibit your movement. No sandals, flip flops, etc.
Do I have to be in great shape for this? No. This form of excercise is attainable to all. You can even do it seated if you need.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Email: Contact Susan
or call us at 972-375-8618
Does this course count for PTA and OTA continuing education credit? Yes.
Course details, approval information and outline can be found at: Handy Learning, Inc.
Is my registration/ticket transferrable? Yes. If you wish to transfer your ticket to someone else, it is imperative that you let us know so we can record their attendance and print an accurate certificate. It's best to email us at the above email address.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? No.
What is the refund policy? You have two weeks prior to the workshop to cancel for any reason with a full refund minus processing fee of $15. After two weeks, there is no refund but you can transfer your ticket to another person, or apply it to a future Handy Learning event.
What if I lose my certificate after the course? There is a $25 administration fee for replacement certificates. So file it away carefully please! We don't enjoy spending time sending replacement certificates. (We rather be doing Tai Chi! :-)
I have a special need such as hearing/vision/physical impairment. Can you provide accomodations? Yes, we will do our best to accomodate any special need. Just let us know in advance, please.
Unfortunately we are unable to accomodate special dietary needs. You are encouraged to bring your own snacks if you have a special diet.