2009 Neuro-IFRAH(R) Courses in San Francisco, California USA

If you are worried about futures trading and investing in the future, why not invest instead in your career by enroling in continuing education courses such as these one from Neuro-IFRAH?

Amer de Juan, OTD(C), OTR/L(HTC/PAM) , Neuro-IFRAH Certified®, Neuro-IFRAH Instructor(Cand. ), is sponsoring two Continuing Education Courses for 2009:

1. Introduction to the Neuro-Integrative Functional Rehabilitation and Habilitation® (NEURO-IFRAH®) Approach to Adult Hemiplegia from a Stroke and Brain Injury.

It will be held on February 21-22, 2009 at The Tunnell Rehabilitation and Healthcare, 1359 Pine Street, San Francisco, CA 94109.

If you are a PT, OT SP or Physical and Occupational therapy Assistant or a Nurse looking to improve or update your handling skills, this course is for you. This two day is designed to provide participants with an introduction to the Neuro-IFRAH® principles of management and a practical application of these principles to increase function.

Participants will be able to apply the information learned in a variety of treatment settings including acute care, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, home care, and skilled nursing facilities. This course will consist of interactive lecture and hands on lab. Lab sessions will emphasize the development of patient handling skills through working with other participants. Information will be shared by lecture, lab and possibly using video or other visual aids. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be Neuro-IFRAH Trained®. (14 contact hours).

Course Fee: $400, early registration $385.

2. NEURO-IFRAH® Certification Course in the Treatment and Management of Adults with Hemiplegia from a Stroke or Brain Injury

A NEURO-IFRAH® Organization Approved Course that includes basic to advanced concepts of the Neuro-Integrative Functional Rehabilitation and Habilitation (NEURO-IFRAH® ) approach by Waleed Al-Oboudi.

This course is specifically designed for physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech language pathologists, physical therapy assistants, and occupational therapy assistants who work with adults with Hemiplegia from a stroke or brain injury.

This course is provided in a two week formats “Format part I (6 days) March 16-21, 2009 and part II (6 days) May 3-8, 2009 for a total of 12 days. The course will provide 98 hours of instruction.

This comprehensive course covers basic to advanced concepts and effective application in a practical, organized manner to enhance learning. The main emphasis is on assessment and management to develop excellence in maximizing functional outcomes throughout the continuum of care. This course utilizes an integrative whole-person approach with emphasis on restoring function and making it functional for a return to independent living and resumption/assumpti on of roles. Challenges encountered by therapists in meeting their patients’ needs throughout the continuum of care are addressed throughout the course. The course consists of lecture, laboratory practice, demonstrations, and patient treatment. Individual attention by the instructors will be provided to enhance participants’ observation, handling, and problem-solving skills.

This course includes the practical application of current basic to advanced concepts sequenced in a creative manner to help all participants meet the course objectives as well as their individual objectives. Waleed Al-Oboudi, who has taught the most multiple-week courses in the past 10 years and the majority of the advanced courses ever taught throughout the United States, specifically
designed this course. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be Neuro-IFRAH Certified®.

Venue is to be announced (Downtown San Francisco, CA) and course fee $2,000 Early Registration, $2150 Regular Fee).

The Neuro-IFRAH® Organization is an Approved Provider for Continuing Education by The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. This course is sponsored by the Neuro-IFRAH® Organization in
collaboration Amer de Juan/San Francisco Neurorehabilitation. Participants earn 0.1 AOTA CEU’s for each hour of attendance (contact hours). The assignment of AOTA CEU’s does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products or clinical procedures by the AOTA.

Please register directly with Amer de Juan (650)303-0509, you can also refer to http://sanfrancisconeurorehabilitation.com/neuroifrah.html for more information and updated information. Also see www.neuro-ifrah.org.

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