Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation: Learn, Apply, and Perfect
SWAN Rehab, a Rehab Without Walls Clinic, is hosting a PNF course for Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants and Physical Therapist Assistants
This five-day course has been divided into two sessions to enhance learning. This will allow the participant to use the skills taught in the first session prior to returning to advance and perfect their skills in the second session. The course will teach PNF fundamentals with applications to neurological and orthopedic impairments focusing on improving manual skills to achieve desired outcomes. Breakout sessions will be offered for therapists interested in advanced problem solving with specific patient populations. This is a lab-intensive course. Approximately 80% of the course content is hands-on in a lab. The faculty to participant ratio will not exceed 1:10.
Session 1: August 27-29, 2021
Session 2: September 17-19, 2021
Friday: 2 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Early registration is strongly encouraged as enrollment is limited to maintain an effective faculty to participant ratio.
Early registration is $1,050 if received before August 1, 2021. If you register after August 1, tuition is $1,150. Tuition includes course handouts, coffee, refreshments, and snacks.
Special: 50% COVID discount for 2020 & 2021 graduates
Cancellations must be received at least 14 days prior to the course for a 90% refund. Ask about student and group rates.
Please email or mail the following information.
Discipline: PT OT PTA COTA
Payment: $1050 early/$1150 late/$525 special new graduate rate
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Checks payable to:
Southwest Neurological Rehab
6546 N Maryland Circle
Phoenix, AZ 85013
- Understand current evidence supporting the principles of PNF
- Analyze and describe movement from a PNF framework
- Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of extremity & trunk patterns of movement
- Demonstrate the ability to select and use PNF techniques & apply them to treatment for patients with a variety of diagnoses
- Demonstrate the ability to apply stretch and resistance to normal movement
- Understand normal movement with application to patient treatment
- Understand principles of motor learning and how to apply them to enhance your outcomes
- Exhibit advanced techniques to enhance motor activation
- Understand how to apply PNF principles to various diagnoses
Kay Wing, PT, DPT, NCS
Dr. Wing is the founder of Southwest Advanced Neurological Rehabilitation (SWAN Rehab), an outpatient rehabilitation facility specializing in the treatment of stroke, traumatic brain injury, and other neurological diseases. She has instructed workshops throughout the United States and internationally as well as taught courses in neuro rehabilitation and mobility training.
Kim Gatewood, PT, DPT, NCS
Dr. Gatewood is currently an associate clinical professor of physical therapy at Northern Arizona University and a therapist at HonorHealth John C Lincoln Medical Center. She has a rich history of teaching and mentoring therapists and students and has instructed workshops throughout the United States and internationally.
Gillian Porter, OTR, PT, DPT
Gillian is currently a physical therapist at Carefree Physical Therapy, treating a blend of orthopedic and neurological conditions in an outpatient setting.