An advanced DN course. Formerly Called - Mastery & Update of Dry Needling, this course addresses questions clinicians may have after completing the CMTPT Certification and using DN skills in their practice for a while. This course also meets the recertification requirements.
Full Course Description
Exclusive Offer for Myopain Seminars DN Graduates:
- You have already demonstrated that you master the art of dry needling and that you know the scientific basis and literature!
- Your patients appreciate how you incorporate dry needling into your comprehensive treatment approach!
- Your referral sources know the quality of your work and your great clinical outcomes!
- Are there muscles you have not needled since you learned them in class?
- Are there muscles you would like to review to feel more confident?
- Do you want to learn new and updated techniques?
- Do you have difficult patients that you just don't know where to start or continue treatment?
The course Dry Needling Clinical Pearls & Review addresses questions skilled dry needling clinicians may have after completing the CMTPT Course Program and using the skills in their practice for a while. This course will focus on mastering and perfecting your skills, learning advanced and updated techniques, and the newest research. We will discuss case studies that have been submitted by participants prior to the course.
For Maryland PTs, this course provides some theoretical hours which can be used towards your Dry Needling requirement (application with exact approved hours pending). Follow this link for more information: https://blog.myopainseminars.com/important-information-for-physical-therapists-licensed-in-maryland/
Course hours are as follows:
Saturday: 7:00am - 6:30 pm
Sunday: 7:30am - 4:00pm
Successful completion of Myopain Seminars Dry Needling Certification Program (CMTPT)
Note: The actual times may vary with each program at the discretion of the instructors. Refreshments are provided; meals are on your own.
07:00 - 07:30 Registration
07:30 - 08:00 Introductions and Pre-Quiz
08:00 - 10:00 Update on Literature
10:00 - 10:15 Review of Precautions/Contraindications/ Adverse Response
10:15 - 10:45 Legislative and Current Events in Needling
10:45 - 11:00 Q & A
11:00 - 12:00 OCI and Posterior Cervicals
12:00 - 1:00 Longissimus T/S and T/S multifidi
1:00 - 2:00 Lunch Break
2:00 - 4:30 SCM, Anterior and Middle Scalenes
4:30 - 5:30 Levator scap/upper trap
5:30 - 6:30 TMD muscles (pterygoids, masseter, digastric) and Longus Colli
7:30 - 09:00 Forearm flexors, extensors, pronator/ supinator
09:00 - 10:00 Deep posterior compartment leg, popliteus
10:00 - 11:00 QL/psoas
11:00 - 11:45 Abdominals
11:45 - 12:45 Lunch Break
12:45 - 1:45 Tendon/ Entheses/ Scar
1:45 - 3:15 Case studies and student questions
3:15 - 4:00 Conclusions & Post Quiz
**In addition, students will have 5 hours of home study modules to review prior to each course. Once registered, Myopain will send a link containing the home study modules. The home study can also be completed via a live webinar. Additional charges apply.
Who Should Attend
Myopain Seminars Dry Needling Clinical Pearls & Review has been approved by:
The Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 1.8 CEUs.
APTA of Maryland for - 8.25 Theory, 9.75 Practical - 18 Total Dry Needling Hours
New Jersey State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners - 18 hours. 8.5 hours academic/theory. 9.75 hours practical/hands-on
Tennessee Physical Therapy Association - 1.8 CEUs (18 contact hours) APTA TN Approval number #2023-106
NOTE: Many states, such as Connecticut, Georgia, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Kansas, Kentucky, South Carolina, Virginia, and Wisconsin, among many others, accept the CEUs approved by the Maryland Board of Physical Therapy Examiners.
If you are not sure about another state, check out your state board's website and look for language like (from South Carolina - https://www.llr.sc.gov/pt/ce.aspx):
At least fifteen (15) of the required thirty (30) contact hours shall be from Certified Activities. Certified Activities include [...] attendance at conferences and completion of continuing competency activities provided by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), South Carolina Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association (SCAPTA), other chapters and sections of the APTA, as well as other state boards of physical therapy.
- Describe and demonstrate three updates to the dry needling techniques for interscapular and cervical musculature.
- Describe and demonstrate the use of a dry needling techniques to address fascial adhesions and scar.
- Describe and demonstrate the use of dry needling techniques to address pathology of tendons and entheses.
- Discuss updates in the clinical literature that support the use of dry needling techniques in as least three musculoskeletal and neurological pathologies.
- Identify at least three updates to precautions and contraindications for use of dry needling techniques in patients.
- Demonstrate competence in dry needling three muscles they may have been avoiding in clinical practice.
- Apply clinical reasoning, evidence-based practice, and practitioner wisdom to two case studies brought forth by colleagues and instructors.