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Fundamentals of Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) Training
Portland, Oregon - April 13, 2024

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This course is eligible for up to 8 Hours of CE Credit.

This is a Live, 8-Hour In-Person course. This course covers the skills necessary to safely and effectively implement Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) Training. The course is set up in a “learn by doing” format in which participants will receive hands-on instruction in the proper use of BFR Equipment and Training. After understanding the history, research, physiology, and implications for use, attendees will put this in to practice in supervised lab sessions.

Course Location: Electric Lounge 631 SW Alder St,
Portland, Oregon 97203

Instructor: Ted Forcum, DC, DACBSP®, DACRB, FICC(hon.), CES, PES, CSCS

Course Time: 8 AM - 5:30 PM

Prerequisites: None

For additional details including completion requirements, CE approvals, and course schedule please see the table below.

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This 8-hour course covers the skills necessary to safely and effectively implement Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) Training. The course is set up in a “learn by doing” format in which participants will receive hands-on instruction in the proper use of BFR Equipment and Training. After understanding the history, research, physiology, and implications for use, attendees will put this in to practice in supervised lab sessions. They will be exposed to exercise protocols and provided with resources to ensure safe training.

 

TimeContent
7:30-8:00 AMRegistration
8:00-8:15 AMIntroduction to BFR
8:15-9:00 AMHistory of BFR and Literature Review
9:00-10:00 AMApplications of BFR
10:00-10:15 AMBreak
10:15-11:00 AMMechanisms of BFR
11:00-12:00 PMSafety and Efficacy of BFR
12:00-12:30 PMSafety Demonstrations and Practice
12:30-1:30 PMBreak/Lunch
1:30-2:00 PMEfficacy Demonstrations and Practice
2:00-3:30 PMUpper Extremity Exercise, Lower Extremity Exercise, and Total Body Exercise
3:30-3:45 PMBreak
3:45-4:30 PMSkills Integration and Q&A
Self-PacedCertification Exam

At the completion of this program the participant will be able to:

  • Describe how the design of B Strong BFR bands doesn’t cause arterial occlusion
  • Explain the benefits of Blood Flow Restriction Training
  • Explain the mechanisms of Blood Flow Restriction Training
  • Correctly list at least 4 of the precautions and contraindications to B Strong BFR as presented in the course
  • Compare the 5 differences between utilizing a wide rigid cuff versus a narrow elastic cuff as presented in the course
  • Plan an upper extremity, lower extremity, and total body exercise program for a client using BFR Training

Education Level: Beginner

 

The following items are required to receive a completion certificate and / or CEU certificate:

  • Attend entire live portion of course
  • Post-Course Exam (80% to pass, unlimited attempts given)
  • Post-Course Evaluation

All portions, with the exception of the live portion, are completed in our online learning platform.  Attendance at the live portion is tracked.  A completion certificate will be available upon completion of the post-course evaluation. 

Athletic Trainers

  • HawkGrips (P8834) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education for Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 8 hours of Category A CEs. ATCs are responsible for claiming only those hours actually spent in educational programming.

Chiropractors

  • HawkGrips is recognized by the PACE program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards to offer continuing education for Chiropractors. This program is eligible for 8 CE Hours for providers in states that accept PACE.
  • Please use this link to see which states accept PACE: https://pacex.fclb.org/pages/RegulatoryBoards.php
  • Course ID: 20245

Occupational Therapists

  • This course is currently not pre-approved for CEUs for Occupational Therapists in any states. Some states do not require pre-approval. Licensees can check with their individual state boards on CEU eligibility requirements. Contact education@hawkgrips.com with questions on whether or not your state needs pre-approval, if you can self-submit, or any other questions.

Physical Therapists

  • This course is offered for up to 8 Hours of CE Credit for PTs/PTAs in the following states: https://www.redefinehealthed.com/ceuinfo
  • This course is subcontracted to Redefine Health Education. RHE is a registered CE approval agency of the PT Board of California, a rule-approved CE provider of the PT Board of Florida (#50-32784), a licensed CE sponsor of physical therapy continuing education by the Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation (IDFPR #216.000360), an approved continuing competence provider by the APTA North Carolina (#22-0729-033), an approved CE provider of the PT Board of New Mexico, and an approved CE provider of the PT Board of Oklahoma (#BAP202310010) and recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved sponsor of PT/PTA continuing education. In addition to the aforementioned jurisdictions, courses approved by other state boards & APTA chapters will be accepted for licensure credit in all the jurisdictions listed on this webpage, pursuant to regulation: www.redefinehealthed.com/ceuinfo. If you have a specific question about CE credit for this course in your state, please direct your inquiry including the course title in which you are interested, to info@redefinehealthed.com
  • This course is also approved in New Jersey (Approval # 2302-60, 8 Hours, Exp. 1/31/2026) and Ohio (Approval # 23S2440, 8 Hours, Exp. 8/1/2024)
  • If you are a Florida licensee, this is the CE Broker approval # for this course is 20-900688

*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 CE verification of credit. CE credits vary by state and profession. Please check with your state board/certifying agency to confirm conversion of contact hours to CEUs.

The authors and presenters of this content are consultants of HawkGrips. Instructors do not receive reimbursement for the sale of HawkGrips instruments or products at any time.  

 

B Strong BFR products are used for demonstration purposes.  Demo instruments and products are also provided for lab-based instruction during in-person courses.  Participants are under no obligation to use or purchase HawkGrips branded instruments or products at any time.  

 

The sole purpose of all HawkGrips courses is to provide educational content.

At The End of Your Training You Will:

Tailor Your Treatment Be able to plan an effective total body BFR program for your patient.
Optimize Safely  Understand how to safely utilize BFR training in a wide variety of scenarios.
Integrate Confidently Be able to confidently explain the benefits of BFR to your patients

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