Kinesiology Taping

Kinesiology Taping 

Kinesiology taping (KT) is a technique that PTs/PTAs can use in a variety of clinical situations. However, proper training and education is needed to ensure positive therapeutic outcomes. Additionally, PTs need to be able to support the use of this intervention in order to receive reimbursement. This course will discuss the basic principles and concepts of KT, current research to support its use, and application of KT in the clinical setting. 

$25.00

Hours: 1.00
REL-RT-0-KT

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (23 Match)

Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy

1.0 HOURS


This course is approved by the Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy and offered to PTs and PTAs for 1.00 contact hours.

Hawaii Board of Physical Therapy Licensing

1.0 HOURS


The Hawaii Board of Physical Therapy accepts courses approved by another state or jurisdiction’s physical therapy board. This course is approved by the Physical Therapy Board of California and offered to PTs and PTAs for CEUs. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Colorado Physical Therapy Licensure

1.0 HOURS


The Colorado State Physical Therapy Board accepts Continuing Education courses as relevant to the licensee’s practice as a physical therapist and pertinent to his/her Learning Plan and goals. This course meets the requirements for Category I credit. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Connecticut Physical Therapy Licensing

1.0 HOURS


The Connecticut State Board of Examiners for Physical Therapists accepts internet-based and distance learning opportunities provided such coursework is related to the practice of physical therapy. This course is approved by the Physical Therapy Board of California and offered to PTs and PTAs for CEUs. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Alabama State Board of Physical Therapy

1.0 HOURS


The Alabama Board of Physical Therapy recognizes the completion of distance learning courses as maintenance of continuing competence. This course is approved by the Physical Therapy Board of California and offered to PTs and PTAs for CEUs. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

CA Physical Therapy Board of California

1.0 HOURS


Relias Learning, LLC is recognized as an approved provider of continuing competency courses by the Physical Therapy Board of California. This course is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Iowa Board of Physical and Occupational Therapy

1.0 HOURS


The Iowa Bureau of Professional Licensure accepts Continuing Education hours obtained by completing online training courses related to the practice of physical therapy. This course is approved by the Physical Therapy Board of California and offered to PTs and PTAs for CEUs. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.
Disclaimer: It is the learner's responsibility to determine whether or not this course meets the specific renewal requirements established by your licensing board.

Massachusetts Board of Registration in Allied Health Professionals

1.0 HOURS


This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Maine Physical Therapy Licensing Board

1.0 HOURS


This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Kansas Board of Healing Arts - Physical Therapy

1.0 HOURS


This activity meets Kansas State Board of Healing Arts criteria for continuing education and is offered to PTs and PTAs for CEUs. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Nebraska Board of Physical Therapy

1.0 HOURS


The Nebraska State Board of Physical Therapy accepts Continuing Education courses relating to the theory or clinical application of theory pertaining to the practice of physical therapy. This course is approved by the Physical Therapy Board of California and offered to PTs and PTAs for CEUs. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.
Disclaimer: It is the learner's responsibility to determine whether or not this course meets the specific renewal requirements established by your licensing board.

New Hampshire Board of Physical Therapy

1.0 HOURS


The New Hampshire Physical Therapy Governing Board recognizes the completion of distance learning courses as maintenance of continuing competence. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Oregon Physical Therapist Licensing Board

1.0 HOURS


The Oregon Physical Therapist Licensing Board accepts Continuing Education courses approved by any state physical therapy licensing board. This course is approved by the Physical Therapy Board of California and offered to PTs and PTAs for CEUs. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.
Disclaimer: It is the learner's responsibility to determine whether or not this course meets the specific renewal requirements established by your licensing board.

Utah Board of Physical Therapy

1.0 HOURS


The Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing accepts Continuing Education courses conducted by commercial continuing education providers. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Washington Board of Physical Therapy

1.0 HOURS


The Washington Board of Physical Therapy accepts Continuing Education courses that are specifically related to the practice of physical therapy, with specified goals and objectives. This course is approved by the Physical Therapy Board of California and offered to PTs and PTAs for CEUs. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours. Disclaimer: It is the learner's responsibility to determine whether or not this course meets the specific renewal requirements established by your licensing board.

Maryland Board of Physical Therapy Examiners

1.0 HOURS


This course meets the basic criteria of the Maryland Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.1 CEUs.

Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy

1.0 HOURS


Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy accepts Continuing Education courses approved by the American Physical Therapy Association and its affiliate components. Relias Learning is a Texas CCAP Accredited Provider by the Texas Physical Therapy Association, approval #2202008TX. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Nevada State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners

1.0 HOURS


This course has been approved by the Nevada State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Texas Physical Therapy Association

1.0 HOURS


This activity is provided by The Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #1902008TX and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas.
This course is not approved as meeting the ethics and professional requirements for Texas physical therapists or physical therapist assistants.
The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Ohio Physical Therapy Association

1.0 HOURS


This course is approved by the Ohio Physical Therapy Association, approval number 19S1187. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Minnesota State Board of Physical Therapy

1.0 HOURS


This course is approved by the Minnesota Board of Physical Therapy for 1.00 Category 1 credits and offered to PTs and PTAs for CEUs.

West Virginia Board of Physical Therapy

1.0 HOURS


This course has been approved by the West Virginia Board of Physical Therapy, approval code REL-F20-32. Approval of this course does not necessarily imply that the WV Board of Physical Therapy supports the views of the presenter or sponsor. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Louisiana Physical Therapy Board

1.0 HOURS


This course is approved by the Louisiana Physical Therapy Board for 1.00 Clinical hours.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-RT-0-KT
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 6/30/2021
Learning Objectives:
Discuss at least 3 principles and concepts of KT.
Describe at least 2 situations in which KT would be appropriate.
Illustrate at least 3 techniques for the proper application of KT.

Outline:

Section 1: What? Why? How? 



A. Overview of KT



B. Characteristics



C. Types



D. Indications 



E. Therapeutic Effects



F. Knowledge Check



Section 2: Applying KT 



A. General Instructions



B. Specific Indications



C. Techniques



D. Knowledge Check



Section 3: Research 



A. Musculoskeletal Conditions 



B. Neuromuscular Reeducation



C. Edema Reduction



D. Evidence Wrap-Up



E. Knowledge Check



Section 4: Taping Techniques



A. Knee Taping



B. Knee Taping Video



C. Shoulder Taping



D. Shoulder Taping Video



E. Ankle Taping



F. Ankle Taping Video



G. Low Back Taping



H. Low Back Taping Video 



I. Edema Reduction Taping



J. Edema Reduction Taping Video



K. For Consideration 



L. Removal of KT



M. Precautions and Contraindications



N. Knowledge Check 



Section 5: Billing



A. CPT Codes



B. Documentation



C. Knowledge Check 


Instructor: William Chancey Sumner, PTA, MS,CES, CAFS, HMS, c-PT, FMS1
William Chancey Sumner, PTA, MS, CES, CAFS, HMS, c-PT, FMS1, Advanced Proficiency in Neurology earned his Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant in 2004 from Guilford Technical Community College. He received his Master's in Applied Exercise Science from Concordia University Chicago with a concentration in Human Movement Science. He has achieved certifications as a Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) through the National Academy of Sports Medicine, Human Movement Specialist through the Brookbush Institute of Human Movement Science (HMS), Certification in Applied Functional Science (CAFS) through the Gary Gray Institute, training in Functional Movement Screen level 1, and has been a certified personal trainer since 2004 through the National Endurance and Strength Trainer's Association (NESTA). He has over 14 years of clinical experience in all areas of physical therapy including acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation, and as a float clinician. Teaching is a passion, and "Chancey" has held positions as adjunct faculty and as a full-time instructor/academic coordinator in a physical therapist assistant program. His passion ranges from training state championship winning athletes to patients recovering from debilitating strokes. He has written continuing education courses from kinesio taping methods to evidence-based methods for treating low back pain.     Disclosure: William Chancey Sumner, PTA, MS,CES, CAFS, HMS, c-PT, FMS1 has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: entry level Physical Therapists; in the following settings: Rehabilitation Settings.
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Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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