Seminar: Certified Decompression Traction Therapy Program
Instructor: manual osteopath & certified decompression traction therapist; Professor Amir Kazemi, DOMP, DCMOEB, CDTT
Time: 2 hours of lectures & demonstration (start at 10AM to noon)
Format: campus based at the National Academy of Osteopathy campus at York University Heights campus located at 121 Limestone Crescent in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, as well as online worldwide. The in-campus Attendees get the opportunity to practice with the Chattanooga DTS Decompression traction computerized table. Online seminar will become available a week later on April 19, 2014
Fee: 100 EURO or $150 Canadian (a receipt is issued for you to use as a business expenses for tax deduction purposes, where applicable)
CEU: This seminar is eligible to be used to fulfill continuing education unit (CEU) requirements of COMPO, IOA, OCORS and other associations.
Eligibility: open to all health professionals; including osteopaths, massage therapists, physical therapists, kinesiologists, athletic trainers, homeopaths, occupational therapists, nurses, physicians, athletic therapists, manual therapists, physicians, chiropractors and naturopaths
Topics Covered: Indication and contraindications of traction therapy is covered as well as a brief explanation of the science of traction therapy. Attendees learn all that is required in order to be able to offer traction therapy services in their clinics.
Designation: Upon successful completion of the program a certificate of completion is awarded by the National University of Medical Sciences (NUMSS) which will be emailed to attendees (printed certificates can be provided and mailed at a cost upon request). You may use the title of “Certified Decompression Traction Therapist” to indicate your expertise in traction therapy. And you may use “CDTT” designation after your name.
Pre-Requirement: This course is open only to health professionals such as manual osteopaths, chiropractors, massage therapists, acupuncturists, athletic therapists, & physical therapists. This seminar is not suitable for those without prior health education.
Course Outcome: Upon completion of this seminar attendees learn how to use the decompression traction machine and how to set up the patient on it. This course is highly recommended as traction therapy is a great tool health professional can use in helping patients with low back pain, specially of the type of pain that originates from disc conditions.