Pediatrics - Physical Therapist

Postural Control 101

Development of Postural Control


2.0

  • Describe the development of postural control systems and the influence of that development on gross- and fine-motor development.
  • Discuss atypical development of postural control and its influence on the development of gross- and fine-motor skills.
  • Identify appropriate assessment tools available for the evaluation of postural control.
  • Identify appropriate treatment techniques for facilitating reactive and anticipatory postural control.

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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$36.00 USD

Pediatrics 241
Children with Complex Medical Issues: Traumatic Brain Injury

1.0

  • Provide an overview of traumatic brain injury including incidence, prevalence and underlying causes
  • Define and differentiate 5 common types of brain injury
  • Examine key factors effecting neuropsychological outcomes
  • Describe how cognitive abilities and physical functioning are effected based on areas of the brain following stroke
  • List and describe 5 common sequela that may develop following traumatic brain injury
  • Read case studies and highlight clinical application


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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$18.00 USD

Pediatrics 240

Children with Complex Medical Issues: Stroke


1.0

  • Compare and contrast the key features of Ischemic Stroke vs. Hemorrhagic Stroke
  • List and describe 5 disorders causing ischemic stroke
  • List and describe 5 disorders causing hemorrhagic stroke
  • Examine the 3 major arteries of the cerebral cortex and list the key clinical features
  • Read case studies and highlight clinical applications


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Pediatrics 239
Children with Complex Medical Issues: Spina Bifida

1.0

  • Summarize and outline the key features of Spina Bifida
  • Examine 5 medical conditions related to Spina Bifida
  • Discuss the significance of latex on the child with Spina Bifida and list 5 products that contain latex
  • Explore the neuropsychological sequelae of children with Spina Bifida
  • Read case studies and analyze the cognitive and behavioral functioning of children with Spina Bifida


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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$18.00 USD

Pediatrics 238

Children with Complex Medical Issues: Leukemia


1.0

  • Outline and describe key features of Leukemia
  • Compare and contrast characteristics of acute vs. chronic Leukemia
  • Summarize and describe 5 signs and symptoms of Leukemia
  • Examine and explain 4 phases of treatment for Leukemia
  • Analyze the impact that a diagnosis of Leukemia has on the child and family


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Pediatrics 237
Children with Complex Medical Issues: HIV/AIDS

1.0

  • Understand and describe key elements of HIV/AIDS
  • Outline and describe the disease progression of HIV/AIDS
  • Discuss treatment interventions for HIV/AIDS and the use of highly active antiretroviral therapy
  • Describe how disclosure can effect the family and child with HIV/AIDS
  • List 2 significant comorbid disorders often associated with HIV/AIDS
  • Read case studies and highlight clinical application and assessment and outcome results


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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$18.00 USD

Pediatrics 236

Children with Complex Medical Issues: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders


1.0

  • Become familiar with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
  • Outline and describe key facial abnormalities and the atypical growth patterns characteristic of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
  • List and analyze comorbid factors associated with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
  • Recite and describe 3 of the most effective interventions for children effected by fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
  • Read case studies and discuss the significance of clinical application to children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Pediatrics 235
Children with Complex Medical Conditions: Epilepsy

1.0

  • Provide an overview of epilepsy including incidence, prevalence and underlying causes
  • Define and outline the process for making a diagnosis of epilepsy
  • Analyze and describe 3 factors effecting the neuropsychological outcome for children with epilepsy
  • List and describe 3 medical factors often associated with children with epilepsy
  • Read case studies and list 3 key results from neuropsychological evaluations


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Pediatrics 234
Children with Complex Medical Issues: Endocrinological Disorders

1.0

  • Compare and contrast key characteristics of hyper and hypothyroidism
  • Discuss the significance of Hashimoto's Thyroiditis and how it relates to throid dysfunction
  • Describe and examine 2 disorders of the adrenal glands including Hypoadrenalism and Hyperadrenalism
  • Analyze and describe the effects of disorders of the parathyroid
  • Read clinical cases and examine the clinical highligts of patients with endocrinological disorders


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Pediatrics 233

Children with Complex Medical Issues: Encephalitis and Meningitis


1.0

  • Describe the characteristics of encephalitis and meningitis and present an overview of the 2 conditions
  • List and analyze 3 medical conditions often associated with encephalitis and meningitis
  • Describe the process of making a diagnosis of encephalitis and meningitis
  • Outline 3 treatment interventions for encephalitis and meningitis
  • Analyze and review case studies and discuss the significance of clinical application related to encephalitis and meningitis


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Pediatrics 232
Children with Complex Medical Issues: Down Syndrome

1.0

  • Describe the characteristics of Down Syndrome and present an overview of the condition
  • List and analyze 3 medical conditions often associated with Down Syndrome
  • Describe the general psychological profile of an individual with Down Syndrome
  • Present an overview of 5 behavioral conditions often seen in children with Down Syndrome
  • Analyze and review 2 medical and therapeutic management techniques for associated psychiatric conditions


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Pediatrics 231

Children with Complex Medical Conditions: Diabetes


2.0

  • Provide and discuss the main characteristics of Type I diabetes
  • List and describe related medical conditions associated with Type I diabetes
  • Define short-term and long-term complications associated with Type I diabetes
  • Anaylze and discuss therapeutic interventions and treatment for Type I diabetes
  • Read case studies and discuss neuropsychological results


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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$36.00 USD

Pediatrics 230

Children with Complex Medical Issues: Cystic Fibrosis


1.0

  • Outline and describe the characteristics of Cystic Fibrosis
  • Discuss 3 medical conditions that are commonly associated with Cystic Fibrosis
  • Read a case study and discuss 3 important results from the neuropsychological evaluation
  • Analyze and discuss 3 relevant interventions
  • Discuss the prognosis for children with Cystic Fibrosis


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Pediatrics 229
Children with Complex Medical Issues: Cerebral Palsy

2.0

  • Describe the disorder of Cerebral Palsy and outline its characteristics
  • Compare and contrast the different types of Cerebral Palsy
  • Describe how Cerebral Palsy is diagnosed
  • Describe the medical issues often associated with Cerebral Palsy
  • Read case studies that highlight clinical application


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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$36.00 USD

Pediatrics 228

Children with Complex Medical Issues: Brain Tumors


2.0

  • Recite the incidence and prevalance of brain tumors along with the etiology and 3 underlying causes
  • List and describe 5 factors for predicting the effect a primary brain tumor will have on medical and neuropsychological outcome
  • Outline 3 common interventions for the treatment of brain tumors in children
  • Describe 3 related medical conditions commonly associated with brain tumor in children
  • Analyze and recite common results from a neuropsychological evaluation


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Pediatrics 227
Complex Medical Issues in Children: Asthma

3.0

  • Describe the incidence and etiology of asthma and review signs and symptoms
  • Outline and describe 5 methods of prevention of asthma in children
  • Analyze a minimum of 5 medical comorbidities related to asthma
  • Describe the neurocognitive, emotional, and behavioral comorbidities commonly associated with asthma in children
  • Read case studies and outline clinical points of application
  • Differentiate 3 treatment techniques and interventions in children with asthma


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Pediatrics 206

Sensory-Based Learning Strategies


1.0

  • Define sensory processing and self-regulation.
  • List at least five symptoms that may indicate a Sensory Processing Disorder.
  • Explain the Fussy Baby Analogy in relation to the three sensory-based learning strategies.
  • Describe at least three examples of ways that each sensory-based learning strategy can be used in a school setting.
  • Develop a sensory schedule based on given guidelines.
  • Assess the effectiveness of sensory-based learning strategies through data collection.


Stephanie Lancaster, OTR

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$18.00 USD

Pediatrics 205

Cerebral Palsy (CP)


3.0

  • Become familiar with the classification, etiology and pathophysiology of CP
  • Explore and examine how an infant or child is diagnosed with CP
  • Compare and contrast single-system and multi-system impairments
  • Discuss the role of Occupational and Physical Therapy in the treatment CP
  • Become familiar with determinants of prognosis or outcome
  • List 5 treatment goals and interventions for the infant with CP
  • List 5 treatment goals and interventions for the child with CP
  • Describe the importance of reducing primary impairment and preventing secondary impairment in the infant/child with CP
  • Discuss the importance and significance of family involvement and key characteristics that must observed
  • List factors that must be addressed in preparation for the transition to adulthood in the adolescent with CP


Rocco Labbadia, RPT

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Pediatrics 204

Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita (AMC)


1.5

  • Become familiar with the incidence and etiology of AMC
  • Examine and explain how a diagnosis of AMC is determined
  • Name 2 clinical manifestations of AMC
  • Become familiar with the medical management of infants and children with AMC
  • Identify 5 therapy interventions for infants with AMC
  • Discuss the importance of stretching and splinting programs as well as other adaptive equipment
  • Describe therapy intervention for the pre-school aged child with AMC
  • Name 3 therapy interventions for the adolescent with AMC
  • Become familiar with the challenges that the child with AMC faces as during transition to adulthood
  • Review clinical application through case study


Rocco Labbadia, RPT

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$27.00 USD

Pediatrics 203

Brachial Plexus Injuries (BPI)


1.0

  • Describe the incidence, etiology and pathophysiology of BPI
  • Become familiar with the changes in body structure and function that occur with various levels of BPI
  • Define therapy goals and identify appropriate treatment interventions for children with BPI
  • Define and differentiate Erbs palsy from Klumpkes palsy
  • Become familiar with the medical management, orthopedic surgery and orthopedic concerns of infants and children with BPI
  • Become familiar with outcomes of children with BPI
  • Apply clinical application with the use of case studies


Rocco Labbadia, RPT

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$18.00 USD

Pediatrics 202

Muscular Dystrophy and Spinal Muscular Atrophy


3.0

  • Describe and explore the role of the therapist in the treatment, examination and evaluation of children with MD or SMA.
  • Describe and differentiate classification/types of MD.
  • Summarize and outline 3 key features of the Vignos Functional Rating Scale for Duchenne MD.
  • Recognize diagnosis and pathophysiology of SMA.
  • Describe clinical application through case studies.


Rocco Labbadia, RPT

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Pediatrics 201

Sports Injuries in Children


3.0

  • Become familiar with prevention as a key way to manage sports injuries.
  • Explain and identify the 7 risk factors for injury.
  • Identify different types of injuries and major sites of injury.
  • Become familiar with rehabilitation protocols and methods for return to play.
  • Become familiar with working with young athletes with physical disabilities.
  • Describe 3 uses for clinical application through case study


Rocco Labbadia, RPT

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$54.00 USD