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MT-1: Essential Peripheral Seminar (Traditional and Self Study)
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MT-1 Essential Peripheral

 Export to Your Calendar 9/28/2018 to 9/30/2018
When: September 28-30, 2018
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Swedish Covenant Hospital
5145 North California Avenue
Chicago, Illinois  60625
United States
Presenter: Sponsor: Maitland Australian Physiotherapy Seminars
Contact: Patti Stewart

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Course Description: 

Introduction to Maitland-Australian orthopedic manual therapy, focusing on effective assessment and treatment of the Upper and Lower Limbs. Highly specific subjective & objective physical examination techniques are taught. Methods of treatment practiced extensively in lab sessions for both limbs including: Shoulder (Gleno/Humeral, Scapulo/Thoracic, and Clavicular articulations), Elbow, Wrist, Hand, Hip, Knee, and the Ankle-Foot complex.


Includes required Home Study course component of approximately 10.7 hours. MT-1 has been approved by the FSBPT through ProCert for 35 CCUs.*




Course Objectives: Course participants upon completion will be able to:

  • Accurately differentiate between normal and abnormal resistance to passive movement using accessory & physiological examination/treatment techniques
  •  Integrate the course materials to select, properly apply, and defend selection of four different grades of passive movement to various peripheral joints
  • Understand, discuss and explain Maitland’s clinical reasoning model, including eight clinical hypothesis categories per M. Jones and D. Rivett, and correctly demonstrate integration of these concepts into an evidence-based clinical reasoning model
  • Synthesize and correctly apply and defend principles of treating pain and stiffness as per Maitland and other manual P.T.s
  • Formulate, select and defend the most effective treatment & examination techniques for the peripheral patient based upon clinical assessment and clinical reasoning, rather than theoretical protocols.  Participant will be able to demonstrate at least once
  • Develop and refine evaluation skills in differential assessment and diagnosis, and be able to accurately demonstrate and defend at least one example
  • Develop, refine and accurately demonstrate the ability to quickly and effectively treat orthopedic conditions using at least one known manual therapy technique
  • Develop, refine, demonstrate and accurately defend at least one modified or newly created effective manual therapy technique for the treatment of orthopedic conditions to learn more


Program Content Area: Orthopedics
Course Type: Classroom
Instructional Level: Basic
Intended Audience: PTs
CE Contact Hours: 20.5 Traditional + 9.75 Self Study hours (30.25 combined)
Course Approval: IPTA Approval #125-7069

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