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**PLEASE NOTE:  Please be prepared to provide proof of attendance of an IASTM course that was at least 8 hours in length before attending this advanced course. This is not required if you sign up for both a Level I and a Level II course in the same weekend.

This course is approved for 8-9 CEUs.

Instructor: TBD

Early Bird Price: $349 (Until  4/20/2018)

Regular Price: $399

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Course Description

This 8-hour course builds on the principles covered in the introductory IASTM course. Using a case-study lab-focused teaching format, advanced treatment strokes are introduced and problem solving skills are emphasized.  This course includes the utilization of motion with IASTM and multi regional treatment concepts.

At the end of the course, attendees will take an exam for a certification in Level II: Advanced IASTM.

Attendance of an introductory course, at least 8 hours in length, is mandatory before attending this course.

Please dress to allow skin access for your entire upper and lower quarters to enhance the learning process

Who Should Attend

In order to attend a HawkGrips IASTM course, each attendee must meet all of the following criteria:

  1. Completed a minimum of 80 course hours of anatomy and physiology
  2. Have a working knowledge of the musculoskeletal system and relevant physiology
  3. Be able within the scope of professional practice to do assessments by evaluating and/or diagnosing injuries and conditions
  4. Have achieved or is a student in their junior or senior year (transcripts required) working towards one or more of the following credentials: ATC, CHT, DC, DO, DOM, MD, MT, OT, OTA, PT, PTA. For other relevant credentials please contact HawkGrips to verify eligibility.
Course Outline
  • Introductory course review & documentation
    • Lecture format to review basic concepts covered in the introductory course
    • Current literature review
    • Documentation using appropriate billing codes: manual therapy vs. neuromuscular re-education
  • Shoulder case study lab
    • Interventions addressing the RC insertions, subscapularis, long head of the biceps
    • Integration motion into treatment
  • Cervical and upper thoracic case study lab
    • Suboccipitals and OA release
    • Anterior neck including the scalenes and sternocleidomastoid
  • Elbow and basic hand case study lab
    • Introduction of tack & mobilize strokes
    • Adding motion with treatment to enhance tendon gliding
  • Lumbar and post hip/hamstrings case study lab
    • Multiple tools and body regions selected to highlight muscle interfaces and planes
    • Movement with treatment emphasized
  • IT band, thigh, & knee case study lab
    • Use of all tool surfaces for advanced strokes of tack & mobilization, filleting with motion, and stretching with treatment emphasized
    • Using flat surfaces and edge of tool to assist in knee extension – tool mobilization with motion emphasized
  • Lower leg, foot & ankle case study lab
    • Fascia torsion stroke for deep calf tissue work
    • Filleting strokes with motion along tissue planes
  • Putting it All Together
    • Complex problem solving case study for integration of skills
Level 2 CE Approvals

Pre-Level II: Advanced IASTM

Athletic Trainers
HawkGrips is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for 2 category A CEUs for certified Athletic Trainers (ATCs). ATCs are responsible for claiming only those hours actually spent participating in the CE act.

Chiropractors
HawkGrips is recognized by the PACE program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards. The following state boards of chiropractic examiners accept courses that have been approved by PACE: AK, ID, IN, IA, KS, ME, MD, MA, MN, MO, NE, NV, NJ, NC, ND, OH, OR, RI, SC, SD, TN, UT, VT, VA, WY, PR

Massage Therapists
HawkGrips is recognized by the NCBTMB as an approved provider (#1055, exp. 3/21/2019). The following states currently accept this course from a NCBTMB approved provider for 1 CEUs: AL, AZ, CT, DE, FL, GA, ID, IL, KY, MD, NH, NJ, NM, NC, OR, PA, SD, TN, TX, VA, WV

Occupational Therapists
FL, MD, NC, NY
Pending approval: AOTA

Physical Therapists
CA (0.1 CEUs), FL, MD (0.2 CEUs), OH, NV (0.2 units), NJ (1.5 hours), NY, PA (2 hours), TX (1 CCU)

The following states accept courses that have been approved by other state APTA chapters. HawkGrips is approved by CA (0.1 CEUs) APTA chapter: AK, AR, GA, HI, ID, KS, KY, MS, NC, ND, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WI, WY
Pending Approval: NJ

Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT)
This activity is approved for 1 CEUs by the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) and accordingly accepted by the physical therapy regulatory boards/agencies in certain U.S. jurisdictions. The physical therapy boards in the following states currently accept the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) certification:

Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

*This course is accepted by many professional credentialing organizations and state professional regulatory boards. Rules and regulations change frequently without notification, and apply differently to live and online courses. Please check with your state board to confirm course approval of contact hours. Certificate of Attendance will be issued to all participants upon completion of the course and may be used for CEU verification of credits. CE credits vary by state. Please check with your state board/certifying agency to confirm conversion of contact hours to CE.

Level II: Advanced IASTM

Athletic Trainers
HawkGrips is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for 8 category A CEUs for certified Athletic Trainers (ATCs). ATCs are responsible for claiming only those hours actually spent participating in the CE act.

Chiropractors
HawkGrips is recognized by the PACE program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards. The following state boards of chiropractic examiners accept courses that have been approved by PACE: AK, ID, IN, IA, KS, ME, MD, MA, MN, MO, NE, NV, NJ, NC, ND, OH, OR, RI, SC, SD, TN, UT, VT, VA, WY, PR

Massage Therapists
HawkGrips is recognized by the NCBTMB as an approved provider (#1055, exp. 3/21/2019). The following states currently accept this course from a NCBTMB approved provider for 8.5 CEUs: AL, AZ, CT, DE, FL, GA, ID, IL, KY, MD, NH, NJ, NM, NC, OR, PA, SD, TN, TX, VA, WV

Occupational Therapists
DE, IN, FL, MD, NC, NY
Pending approval: AOTA

Physical Therapists
CA (0.9 CEUs), MD (1.0 CEUs), NV, NJ, OH, PA (10 hours), NY, TX (10 CEUs)

The following states accept courses that have been approved by other state APTA chapters. HawkGrips is approved by CA (0.9 CEUs) & TX (10 CEUs) APTA chapters: AK, AR, GA, HI, ID, KS, KY, MS, NC, ND, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WI, WY

Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT)
This activity is certified for 9 CEUs by the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) and accordingly accepted by the physical therapy regulatory boards/agencies in certain U.S. jurisdictions from 1/30/2017 through 1/29/2018. The physical therapy boards in the following states currently accept the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) certification:

Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware,  District of Columbia, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana,  Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana,  Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Puerto Rico, South Carolina,  Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

*This course is accepted by many professional credentialing organizations and state professional regulatory boards. Rules and regulations change frequently without notification, and apply differently to live and online courses. Please check with your state board to confirm course approval of contact hours. Certificate of Attendance will be issued to all participants upon completion of the course and may be used for CEU verification of credits. CE credits vary by state. Please check with your state board/certifying agency to confirm conversion of contact hours to CE.

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