Welcome to the application page for the EDS ECHO Fundamentals of the Integral Movement Method (IMM2) course.
Before completing the application form below, please read the course information on our
EDS ECHO Fundamentals of the Integral Movement Method home page.
EDS ECHO Fundamentals of the Integral Movement Method (IMM) is a virtual course for healthcare professionals wishing to learn more about movement strategies that can be implemented in their own practice. It is facilitated and taught by Jeannie Di Bon, and is suitable for physical therapists worldwide who are seeing clients with EDS or HSD, including, for example, physiotherapists, osteopaths, Pilates teachers, yoga instructors, and personal trainers.
The course structure and curriculum is shown below and is composed of nine sessions, each two hours in length and using the Zoom platform. The sessions include didactic presentations and learning, break-out room learning exercises related to specific topics, and case study discussions. To gain a certificate of completion, each participant must attend at least 7 out of the 9 live sessions. They must also submit an ‘IMM 8-Week Client Program’.
For more information on the course, please visit our EDS ECHO Fundamentals of the Integral Movement Method home page.
The course costs $550 USD per participant, which includes 18 hours of teaching plus course materials, care plan assessment, 18 Category 1 Continuing Education (CE) credits, certificate of completion, and inclusion on a network directory of therapists upon successful completion of the course.
Course costs are in USD (United States Dollars). Please use your preferred currency converter to convert into your local currency.
How Do I Apply?
The EDS ECHO Fundamentals of the Integral Movement Method course (IMM 2) runs from September to December 2022. Places are limited to 20 participants per course and are on a first-come, first-served basis.
Please select the registration link below. You will redirected to our application and payment form.
This is a virtual course using the Zoom platform. It is run from London, UK, and is open for application to healthcare professionals worldwide.
(Please use your preferred time zone converter to confirm the correct start time in your location)
Course IMM 2: Sep – Dec 2022
|1||Introduction to the IMM – Why we need a strategy||September 12th 2022|
|2||Pain mechanisms in hypermobility and how to manage these||September 19th 2022|
|3||Step 1 – Breathing patterns and understanding dysfunction||September 26th 2022|
|4||Step 2 – The important of relaxation techniques||October 17th 2022|
|5||Step 3 – Building proprioception||October 24th 2022|
|6||Step 4 – A new approach to stability||October 31st 2022*|
|7||Step 5 – Introducing balance||November 28th 2022|
|8||Step 6 – Integrated Posture||December 5th 2022|
|9||Integration – bringing it together to build a safe, effective movement strategy||December 12th 2022|
|‘IMM 8-Week Client Program’ Submission Deadline||January 30th 2023|
PLEASE NOTE – Session dates and topics are subject to change.
* Except – October 31st, 2022: 5pm – 7.00pm London (UK Time) / 1pm – 3pm Eastern (US & Canada)
This is a virtual course run from London, UK and presented in English. Please use your preferred time zone converter to confirm the correct start time in your location.
You will be sent a link to join the sessions which are run via the zoom platform. For all queries regarding EDS ECHO, please email our EDS ECHO Program Coordinator.
Project ECHO® designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. You will be sent a link to claim these after each session.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by The Ehlers-Danlos Society and Project ECHO®. Project ECHO® is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
AMA Designation Statement
Project ECHO® designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Project ECHO®, in compliance with the ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, requires that anyone who is in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships they have had within the last 24 months with an ineligible company.
None of the planners and presenters for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
Alan Hakim, MD; Stacey Simmonds; Paul Gardener; Owen Moore; Lara Bloom, Prof; Jane Schubart, MD; Rebecca Bascom, MD; Shani Weber; Jeannie Di Bon;
The following planners / presenters listed below have disclosed that they have a relevant financial relationship with an ineligible company:
|Nature of Relationship||Name of Ineligible Company|
|Dr. Clair Francomano||Consultant
All of the relevant financial relationships listed for [this/these individual(s)] have been mitigated.