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  Sep 25, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

Aquatic Therapy Certificate


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Program Coordinator: Wendy Whisner (1407 Belk Building; 252-737-1512; whisnerw@ecu.edu)

The graduate certificate in aquatic therapy provides students with the theory, practical skills, and basic techniques for the use of aquatic therapy modalities including but not limited to Halliwick, Bad Ragaz, Watsu, Ai Chi, and arthritic exercise. This certificate is open to students enrolled in graduate degree programs as well as nondegree graduate students holding a baccalaureate degree. The program is designed to provide allied health practitioners the knowledge and skills necessary to use aquatic as an intervention to promote health, rehabilitation, and independence among individuals with disabilities.

The program requires completion of 12 s.h. in the respective areas as follows: RCTX 5000 , RCTX 5001 , RCLS 6090  and 3 s.h. of electives chosen in consultation with the certificate coordinator. A list of appropriate electives is available from the certificate coordinator.

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