This is part two of the MMIM Neuromuscular Dry Needling Certification. Following successful completion of all required elements practitioners will be credentialed with the MMDN-C designation. Medical Minds in Motion is not a board authority; therefore, it is up to the individual attendee to verify if they are allowed to use Dry Needling in their state. This MMIM certification does not release the practitioner from state specific board requirements. It is the responsibility of the individual clinician to understand their regulatory board rules and guidelines regarding Dry Needling before implementing learned techniques and guidelines into his/her practice.
THIS COURSE IS LIMITED TO 24 PARTICIPANTS.
MMIM strives to achieve a 12:1 student to teacher ratio for this course. As a result there may be multiple instructors for your location.
TUITION & GROUP DISCOUNTS
Number of Students *Early-Rate Standard-Rate
Single Registrant: $945 $995
2-4 Registrants: $920 $970
5+ Registrants: $895 $945
*Early-Rate expires 30 days prior to the course NO EXCEPTIONS. All group registrations must be made via phone or fax to receive the group discount. Phone: 1-888-989-MMIM (6646) or Fax: 201-266-5356
Day 1: 8am to 5:30pm
Day 2: 8am to 5:15pm
Day 3: 8am to 4:30pm
Dry Needling is a rapidly growing, skilled intervention using a thin myofilament needle as part of a patient’s treatment plan that has been shown to help with the management of various movement impairments and pain reduction through various neuromuscular pathways. By inserting these thin needles, clinicians can gain access to tissue that they simply can’t address with their hands. The American Physical Therapist Association has recognized Dry Needling as an appropriate method of treatment for Physical Therapists to utilize and currently is approved by a large number of state regulatory boards. This Advanced course is open to any professional where Dry Needling is an accepted form of practice as determined by your state regulatory board and is designed to be taken after Fundamentals of Neuromuscular Dry Needling through Medical Minds in Motion.
In this extensive advanced neuromuscular dry needling class, you will build off your knowledge from Level 1 and incorporate it into techniques with a higher degree of skill and risk. Safe and effective needling techniques for the upper quarter, lower quarter and spine will be discussed, demonstrated and practiced with great extent. During this 3-day class you will have the opportunity to tie everything together and learn how to use Dry Needling as part of the treatment plan by incorporating IASTM, Taping and comprehensive exercise programs. Emphasis will be placed on safety and precautions of needling and the “why” component of needling. Upon understanding the why, clinicians will be able to pin point what they need to needle safely and efficiently prior to completing the rest of their treatment plan. At the end of this course, clinicians will feel comfortable to begin implementing advanced needling techniques into their practice as allowed by their regulating board.
ONLINE COURSE OUTLINE
1.5 Hours Online Education: Released 30 Days prior to Seminar
LIVE COURSE OUTLINE
25 Hours Live Education
Section 2: Upper Quarter - Day 1: 9:00-5:30 (Day 1:Lunch Break - 12:00-12:45)
Section 3: Lower Quarter - Day 2: 8:00-4:00 (Day 2: Lunch Break - 12:00-12:45)
Section 4: Spine Day 2: 4:00-5:15 and Day 3: 8:00 – 12:15 (Day 3: Lunch Break - 12:15-1:00)
Section 5: Various techniques of needling - Day 3: 1:00-3:00
Section 6: Review and Competency Exam - Day 3: 3:00-4:30
Section 1: Who Can Attend?
Section 2: Course Progression to Full Certification
Section 3: Certification Requirements
Level 2 Certification:
Section 4: Post-Course Access to Instructors/Information
Section 5: Course Materials
Section 6: Waivers and Consent
This course has been submitted to the following state board(s) for approval, 25 contact hours
We strive to update state approvals with in 24 hours of notification however, you may also contact our CE department at email@example.com for the latest approval information. Please Note: It is not uncommon for approvals to be received after the course date for certain states but we guarantee approval with your registration. We are so confident in our courses that If for some reason the course was denied approval by the submitted board we would refund your course tuition and provide you with a credit to attend a future approved course.
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According to statutes and regulations of the Alaska Physical Therapy Board, Physical Therapy License Renewal and Continuing Competency Requirements, Section 12 AAC 54.420 (D), courses approved by other state physical licensing boards are accepted as continuing education. This seminar has been approved by the for 1.6 CEUs (25.0 hours).
This course abides by regulatory guidelines of the Arizona Physical Therapy Continuing Competence Requirements and qualifies for 25.0 Category A CEUs. This course has been approved by for 1.6 CEUs (25.0 hours).
The seminar abides by regulatory guidelines for Continuing Education for Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants, rule 24.177.413 and qualifies for 25.0 CEUs.
Noah L. Kubissa, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT, CAMT, Cert. DN, Cert. SMT, SFMA, is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Specialist and is Fellowship-Trained through the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy. Dr. Kubissa earned his Master’s Degree from Misericordia University and completed his Doctorate in Management of Musculoskeletal Disorders from Evidence in Motion. Noah has worked in a Direct Access setting for both the United States Air Force and in private clinics where he utilizes advanced certifications in Spinal and Extremity Manipulation, Dry Needling, and Selective Functional Movement Assessment to assist clients in reaching their goals and returning quality of life. Dr. Kubissa has published a literature review in Osteopractic Physical Therapy and has contributed to numerous orthopedic journal articles. Dr. Kubissa also works as an adjunct professor for Trinity University of Washington in the School of Health Professions. Dr. Kubissa works at Precision Physical Therapy in Bethesda, MD and resides with his wife Christina and daughter Sadie.
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