FTSI Practical and Advanced Courses

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Practical Foundation Course

This 1-day course is for up to 14 facial therapists who have successfully completed the FTSI foundation course.

Price: FTS-International Members: £150, Non-members: £180

No dates are currently planned for this course

This 1-day course is for up to 14 facial therapists who have successfully completed the FTSI foundation course.

Price: FTS-International Members: £150,
Non-members: £180

No dates are currently planned for this course

The course reinforces and cements the learning from the FTSI online foundation course. Therapists will get the opportunity to practice assessment and hands on management techniques giving them the confidence to use these in practice. Therapists will be guided by expert therapy educators and have the opportunity to learn from their experience and develop enhanced practical skills.

Advanced Management Course

This 1-day course is for up to 14 facial therapists who have successfully completed the FTSI foundation course.

Price: FTS-International Members: £225, Non-members: £270

No dates are currently planned for this course

This 1-day course is for up to 14 facial therapists who have successfully completed the FTSI foundation course.

Price: FTS-International Members: £225,
Non-members: £270

No dates are currently planned for this course

Aim: To provide assessment and treatment strategies for the management of synkinetic patients and patients with longstanding facial paralysis.

Learning outcomes: Participants will gain an understanding of:

Synkinesis – theories behind it, challenges, onset etc

Understanding patterns of synkinesis

Assessment of synkinesis using FGS and PROMS

Upper motor neurone facial palsy and its management compared to lower motor neurone facial palsy

Case Studies

Theory of Botulinum toxin treatment and BTX-A case studies

Surgery in facial palsy management

Therapy management of synkinesis including sEMG and NMR

Facial Therapy Practical Workshop

This patient based, 2-day advanced course is for up to 6 therapists who have completed the FTSI Foundation Course and want to improve their practical skills in the assessment and management of facial patients whilst being observed and receiving feedback from expert educators.

2-day Course Price: FTS-International Members: £700, Non-members: £840

No dates are currently planned for this course

Past advanced courses

2018 – Psychology for people with facial palsy
Led by Andi Heaton (QVH), Sam Williams (Brighton) and Matthew Hotton (Oxford)

2017 – Advanced Management of Facial Palsy – QVH

2015 – Advanced Management of Facial Palsy – Cork, Ireland

If you would like further information or to request an application form for any of these courses, please email:
info@facialtherapyspecialists.com