FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Who can attend KohED/AQuire modules?
Unless otherwise specified, modules are limited to licensed or students of PT, PTA, OT, OTA, MD, DO, DC, AT, LMT, and CMT.
How do I register for a module?
You can register online www.KOHED.com, by phone (949) 800-9982, by fax (949)540-5642 download our KOHED Registration Form, or by mail at 9080 Irvine Center Dr. Irvine, CA 92618.
Is payment required at the time of registration?
Yes, if you are registering online and over phone and to reserve your seat.
Will I receive confirmation of my registration?
Yes, confirmations of paid registration are sent via email within 24-48 hours of receipt in our office. If a faxed confirmation cannot be sent, email confirmation will be sent. If you have not received a confirmation within 48 hours, please call our office at (949) 800-9982 to verify registration.
How soon should I register for a module? How late can I register?
Early registration is highly recommended. Space is limited and registration is accepted on a first come, first served basis. However, you can register up to and including the day of the module at the regular registration rate. However space is limited, therefore cannot guarantee a spot.
Who is eligible for the student discount?
Students enrolled who are pursuing their degree in a healthcare field that can become licensed to treat soft-tissue conditions and injuries can receive the student discount.
This discount will be extended to modules that occur within 3 months of their graduation date.
Can KohED/AQuire module manuals be purchased separately from a module?
Manuals are included with your module. KohED/AQuire manuals cannot be purchased separately from a module, unless you wish to purchase an upgrade to your study materials.
What will I receive at the module?
You will receive a module manual and certificate of completion that accompanies the information presented, and any other tool(s) listed for each module. These may be purchased separately at an additional cost, please contact us for more information.
Will I receive my continuing education/certificate of completion the day of the module?
All paid registrations received approximately 10 days before the module will receive a continuing education certificate of completion at the end of each module. If you chose to register after the 10 day time frame, please be aware that you will not have a continuing education certificate of completion available to you the day of the module, you will only receive an email copy. If you would like for us to mail you a hard copay, there is a $15 printing and mailing fee.
Will I receive Continuing Education Credits/Units/Hours for each module and what boards approved KohED/AQuire modules?
Continuing education requirements are subject to change. The licensee is responsible to review board’s regulations and decide if the seminar is acceptable and applicable for continuing education units/hours. You must be present for the entire duration of the module to receive full credit, there is no partial credit given.
KohED/AQuire (BOC AP#: P10099) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 8 hours (Category A) hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.
Heavy Ropes Therapeutic Application: Yes, see Continuing Education page
Fascial Manipulation: Yes, see Continuing Education page
IASTM: Yes, see Continuing Education page
Kinesiology Taping: Yes, see Continuing Education page
Spinal Trust Technique: see Continuing Education page
How important is my knowledge of anatomy when taking a KohED/AQuire module?
We encourage all of our providers to have an excellent working knowledge of anatomy when they decide to take a KohED/AQuire module. Some modules may not require knowledge of anatomy.
What should I bring?
Bring something to write with and on if you would like to take notes.
What should I wear?
Recommend attire is T-shirt with shorts and sneakers. Unless your company requires otherwise, this is up to your discretion. We recommend you consider bringing a light sweater/jacket as we cannot control the temperature of the room to accommodate everyone in attendance.
Is lunch provided?
Lunch is on your own lunch unless noted otherwise. We make every attempt to select facilities that have a restaurant within the property or several nearby for your convenience.
Do I have to pay for parking?
It may vary depending on location. Parking is free at KOH PT Lab location, Irvine, CA.
Do I have to stay at the hotel where the module is being held?
Can I take pictures at KohED/AQuire Seminars?
Yes. All attendees are required to fill out a KohED/AQuire Release of Liability Form. If pictures are used for your personal posts, please tag us @aquire.kohed and use #aquireconed
Can I record at KohED/AQuire Seminars?
No, All recordings are prohibited, unless approved by the instructor on site.
We have instructional pictures and videos on our Instagram pages @aquire.iastm1 @aquire.iastm2 @aquire.jtt @aquire.taping
These page are Private and for those who attended our courses. Please Request to “Follow.”
What does “Re-FRESHER” mean and what is included?
The term “Re-FRESHER” pertains to anyone who has already taken a particular module and would like to retake the module for review. Re-Fresher module included the contact hours and certificate of completion.
I need special accommodations (ADA). What should I contact?
Accommodations will be made in accordance with the law. If you require ADA accommodations, please contact KohED/AQuire at least three weeks before the module date or prior to purchasing any online or distance learning products so that arrangements can be made.
KohED/AQuire does not discriminate on basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or age. KohED/AQuire is committed to accessibility and non-discrimination in all aspect of its continuing education activities. Participants who have special needs are encouraged to contact us so that all reasonable efforts to accommodate these needs to be made.
CANCELLATIONS & REFUNDS
What if I can’t take a module that I signed up for? Can I transfer to another module?
If you would like to transfer your module fees to a different module or same module on a later date, you are able to do so without penalty 30 days before the module start date. If you would like to transfer to a different module less than 30 days before the module start date, a $50 transfer fee will apply. You have 6 months from the purchase date to use your credit. Registrants who do not notify us of transfer or of their absence within the allotted 7 days will forfeit all funds.
Cancellation and Refund Policy
Cancellation made less than 30 days prior to module date will be refunded minus $100 cancellation fee. Registrants canceling greater than 30 calendar days of the module may receive a refund less a $50 administrative fee.
No refunds 3 weeks prior to module date.
If you have a module credit on file and the price of that module has increased since you purchased it, you will be responsible for the difference in price in order to attend the course. If you cancel a course and keep it on hold when you are a student and want to use it after your student discount has expired (6 months after graduation), you will also be responsible for paying the difference in price in order to attend the course.
What if KohED/AQuire cancels a module?
KohED/AQuire reserves the right to cancel a module at any time. In the unlikely event of a cancellation, KohED/AQuire will issue a full refund of the registration fee, but will not be responsible for any other charges incurred by the registrant due to the cancellation of the module. We reserve the right to alter dates, times, locations, content, and faculty to accommodate unexpected needs. We cannot be responsible for expenses incurred by registrants if the module is cancelled or altered.
How will I know if the module is cancelled?
Unfortunately, cancellations may occur at the last minute due to travel delays, weather, or instructor sickness. We make every effort to contact all of the pre-registered attendees with a confirmation number and contact information prior to the module. If we have no contact information for you, we cannot inform you – this is why we request your phone and fax numbers, as well as email address.
IASTM MODULE SPECIFIC FAQS
Who can take IASTM modules?
Healthcare providers that are licensed to work on soft-tissue conditions and injuries, or those pursuing their first degree as a healthcare professional that can become licensed to treat soft-tissue conditions and injuries can take the modules. This includes PT, PTA, OT, OTA, MD, DO, DC, AT, LMT, and CMT.
In compliance with CE requirements. KohED/AQuire is required to disclose financial or other association with any manufacture, commercial products/supporters. KohED/AQuire discloses such association with FibroblasterTM. The instrument options will be used during the course for demonstration and practice purposes and will be offered for purchase. In no way is the sale of the products the primary purpose of this course. The techniques offered during the course are generalized and providers should decide what instrument and treatment is best for each individual patient.
Benefits of becoming Certified IASTM Specialist 2.0?
• Expand your scope of practice and your income with additional certified technique while treating patients with a valuable and effective manual technique while saving your hands.
• Promote your professional practice
• Apply to become an IASTM Instructor. Complete the instructor training program and earn extra income teaching.*
• 30% Off any future purchases of additional instruments for Life*
• Website Listing* as IASTM Specialist
*cannot take advantage of these benefits until you pass the practical and written exams.
What are the prerequisites for Certified IASTM Practitioner Module?
Practitioners must take Certified IASTM Provider 1.0 certification and or completed Graston Technique, FAKTR, ASTYM, or Hawk Grips training that includes a lab. We will consider those adequate for you to register for KohED/AQuire Certified IASTM Specialist 2.0.
Requirements to becoming a Certified IASTM Specialist 2.0?
• Must have achieved or is a student in your last year working towards one or more of the following credentials: PT, PTA, OT, OTA, MD, RN, DO, DC, AT, LMT, and CMT.
• Pass written exam with 80% or higher.
• Pass practical lab exam.
When can I retake the Certified IASTM Specialist 2.0 written exam if I do not pass?
Any day of one of our IASTM L1 or L2 module date at a location nearest you.
Can you email the exam?
We do not email the exam.
What is your re-certification process?
KohED/AQuire requires our providers to take module once every 24 months to maintain their status as a Certified IASTM Specialist 2.0. We ask this of our providers so that we know they are staying current on their practice with our modules and at the top of their game. When we refer a patient to a Certified IASTM Specialist 2.0, we can feel comfortable knowing that they have received the proper training. One module must be taken every 24 months. This module will maintain your certification in all previous modules.
How do I list as an Online Practitioner?
The Online Practitioner Listing is a voluntary listing and the fee is included with Certified IASTM Specialist 2.0 certification. Please contact KohED/AQuire to set up your Online Practitioner listing. This is a great way to advertise that you are a Certified IASTM Specialist 2.0.
Can I use the FIBROBLASTERTM logo or the terms Fibroblaster?
Only practitioners that have taken IASTM L1 & L2 certifications using Fibroblaster TM , become certified, and maintain their certification may use the names Fibroblaster TM. Certified IASTM L2 Expert Practitioner may use the Fibroblaster TM logo in approved settings with prior approval from Fibroblaster TM, LLC. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for Fibroblaster TM Logo inquiries.