Some information about the one day
Aquatic Therapy for Physiotherapy Assistants course
Please note this is a one day course with a certificate of attendance for your continuing professional development folder but is not a formal qualification.
“To equip a physiotherapy assistant with the knowledge and clinical reasoning skills necessary to work safely under supervision of a trained Aquatic Physiotherapist in a pool”.
On completion of the course the participant should be able to:
9.00 (am) Registration and Coffee
9.30 Lecture / Discussion: Hydrostatics and Hydrodynamics
11.00 Pool Practical Hydrostatics and Hydrodynamics
Applying the principles
12.15 (pm) Lunch
13.00 Lecture / Discussion: Health and Safety Issues and screening
Pool Chemistry and Pool Testing
15.15 Pool Practical Inspiring confidence – Handling skills
Emergency procedures – relaxation
4.30 Discussion Evaluation and close