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Structure of the courses A

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Basic Course A: 3  day course (18 contact hours)

   •    Demonstrate an understanding of the basic principles of developmental kinesiology with an emphasis on development during the first year of life.

   •    Describe the relationship between development during the first year of life and pathology of the locomotor system in adulthood.

   •    Demonstrate understanding of new terminology such as functional joint centration, punctum fixum, punctum mobile and the integrated stabilizing system of the spine.

   •    Demonstrate a basic understanding of the principles of reflex locomotion:  locomotor patterns - stepping and support function and stimulation zones.

   •    Evaluate and correct poor respiratory patterns.

   •    Assess the integrated stabilizing system of the spine both visually and utilizing dynamic functional tests.

   •    Perform the basic techniques for reflex locomotion, i.e. reflex turning 1 & 2, and reflex creeping:  initial positioning and anticipated movements, key zones and their vectors.

   •    Integrate corrective exercises based on the DNS functional tests and developmental positions used in reflex locomotion.  Clarify how DNS corrective exercises can integrate with other exercise strategies.

   •    Provide basic clinical management explanation for clinicians to better integrate the DNS approach in their regular practice, including patient education.

   •    To  optimally prepare students for the next level of training (Course “B”).


A Certificate of ATTENDANCE will be awarded by local instructor


OPTIONAL EXAMINATION

Participants who would like to participate in the educational track towards becoming a certified practitioner can take this exam for an additional fee of 50 Euros.

The DNS A test is completely automatic and on line.  As soon as you register, you will receive a unique link to start the test.  The test is designed to sharpen your understanding and reinforce the concepts of DNS to make you a better trainer, therapist or physician.  The test is comprised of 50 multiple choice questions, including 10 picture questions.  You can spend as much time as you want to take the test.


To pass the test you must answer 35 out of the 50 questions correctly. You will get a maximum of three attempts to pass the test. As soon as you submit your test, you will receive your results immediately both on the screen and they will be sent to you via email.

 

Upon successful completion and passing of the test, a Certificate of ACHIEVEMENT from Prague School of Rehabilitation will be awarded.

Course Objectives