5 DAY BIOFEEDBACK COURSE SYLLABUS

3 Days in Class & 2 Days Online


3-DAY CLASSROOM OUTLINE

Day 1:  8:30 AM to 5:30 PM

·         Introductions

-       Instructor and Group

·         Course Description: Classroom & Online Format

·         Introduction to Biofeedback

·         Demo:  Lab Format and Introduction to Temperature Sensor

·         Temperature Lab 1

 Lunch-

 Afternoon Section:

·         Introduction to Respiration Biofeedback

·         Lab:  Respiration Lab 1:  Breath rate

·         Biological Basis: Respiration Biofeedback

·         Lab:  Respiration Lab 2:  Breath Rhythm

·         Reading Assignment: Power Point Pgs. B 1-6: Temp Basis and Protocol

 Day 2:  8:30 AM to 5:30 PM

·         Vagal Tone

·         Human Stress Response

·         Introduction to Waves:  Frequency, Amplitude and Power Spectrum Analysis

·         Introduction to sEMG:  Hardware

·         EMG Lab 1

 Lunch-

 Afternoon Section:

·         Introduction to EEG -- Biological Basis

·         EEG Hook Up - Demonstration

·         EEG Lab 2 – Alpha Training

·         Reading Assignment:  Power Point Pgs G 1-7: EMG Basis and Artifacts

 

Day 3:  8:30 AM to 5:30 PM

·         Introduction to HRV Biofeedback 

·         HRV Training Using Alive by Somatics

·         HR and Respiration - Session #4 of Five Session Protocol

·         HRV Biofeedback:  3 Training Objectives

Lunch-

Afternoon Section:

·         What is next:  Online Training through GoToTraining

-       How to access GoToTraining website from any Computer

·         Introduction to EDA

·         EDA Lab 1 - Word Association

·         Stress Profile Lab (Protocol)

·         Questions and Closure

 

 

2-DAY ONLINE OUTLINE

  Online Class Day 1:  7:30 AM to 2:30 PM PST

·         Introduction and Orientation to Online Class

·         Intake:  3 Levels

·         Biological Basis of Temp. BF and Protocol

·         5-Session Biofeedback Treatment Protocol

 Lunch-

 Afternoon Section:

·         Spectral Analysis, Resonant Frequency & Assessment

·         Introduction to EMG -- Biological Basis

·         Introduction to EEG -- Biological Basis

·         Reading (Electricity Pg. BB-1; Protocol Pg. S-1) and Video Assignments For Second Meeting

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 Online Class Day 2:  8:30 AM to 4:30 PM PST

·         Introduction and Orientation to Online Class

·         5-Session Protocol Review

·         Demo:  Heart Rate Variability and Respiration Synchrony

·         HRV Review

·         Entrainment

·         Case Review "Alex"

·         Headache Power Point

 Lunch-

 Afternoon Section:

·         TMP:  Biological Basis and Protocol

·         Steven Porges and the Poly-Vagal Theory

·         Stress Circuit - HPA Axis

·         Sleep -- Architecture of Sleep and Insomnia

·         Business of Biofeedback and BCIA Certification

·         Reading and Video Assignments To Complete Class Requirements