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Occupational Therapy for Children - Module 4: Visual Perception, Psychosocial Issues, Challenging Behaviors and Feeding
Discipline(s): Occupational Therapy
Contact Hours: 10
Registration Fee: $144
Course Goals:This course is intended to instruct the professional through a self-paced study of Visual Perception, Psychosocial Issues, Challenging Behaviors and Feeding.
Professional Learning Objectives
1.Discuss visual perception.
2.Differentiate between visual receptive component and visual cognitive component.
3.Demonstrate knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the eye as it aids to comprehension of its influence on perception.
4.Define saccadic eye movements.
5.Explain visual discrimination.
6.Discuss object perception.
7.Define visual closure.
8.Discuss refractive errors observed in pediatrics.
9.Identify the theoretical approaches to intervention of visual perceptual skills.
10.Discuss psychosocial issues affecting social participation.
11.Discuss common forms of child abuse and the impact of abuse.
12.Identify factors of environmental stress.
13.Demonstrate knowledge in metal health factors affecting social participation.
14.Discuss the clinical symptoms of bipolar disorder.
15.Discuss mental health services for children and adolescents.
16.Identify preventative measures for challenging behavior.
17.Discuss oral motor dysfunction.
18.List the four defined phases of swallowing.
19.Explain oral motor development associated with eating skills.
20.Identify the development sequence of eating skills.
21.Discuss intervention strategies for oral dysfunction.
22.Demonstrate knowledge in foods indicated for children with immature oral-motor skills.
23.Discuss nipple characteristics related to use for children who have oral structural defects.
Explain transition from non-oral feeding to oral feeding
Online Version: $144
Mailed Version: $169
Included in Module 4: Visual Perception, Psychosocial Issues, Challenging Behaviors and Feeding
Chapter 12: Visual Perception
Chapter 13: Psychosocial Issues Affecting Social Participation
Chapter 14: Interventions and Strategies for Challenging Behaviors
Chapter 15: Feeding Intervention
This course is offered in cooperation with Elsevier Science Publishing and utilizes text from the textbook “Occupational Therapy for Children” Sixth Edition by Jane Case-Smith, EdD, OTR/L, FAOTA and Jane Clifford O’Brien, PhD, OTR/L © 2012
Instructional Level: Beginner to Intermediate
This course focuses on children from infancy to adolescence and gives comprehensive coverage of both conditions and intervention techniques in all settings. The text includes the latest research and theories, new techniques, and current trends to keep you in step with the changes in pediatric occupational therapy practice with a strong focus on evidence-based practice.
The course is organized into sections that reflect the knowledge and skills needed to practice occupational therapy with children. All though the modules of this course contain related information, each module stands on its own, such that they do not need to be read in a particular sequence. Case reports exemplify related concepts with the chapter and are included to help the reader integrate the material. You can expect throughout the entire course research notes boxes, evidence-based summary tables and case study boxes to assist each learner in a better understanding of the material.
To better meet your professional needs, this fully illustrated text of 832 pages has been carefully broken down by sections into 7 modules. Each module approved for 10 contact hours of post-graduate continuing education (NOTE: board approvals vary state to state, please check your states approval status in the state specific course catalog by returning to our home page and entering both your state and profession).
Each 10 contact hour module can be purchased individually or combined with one or all of the other modules from this course to create a Course Bundle. Each course is offered in two easy formats to again meet your professional needs. You can choose to have immediate access to your course by selecting the online format (PDF download) or a hard copy of the material can be rushed to your home by selecting our mail format.
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Dates and Locations
01-01-2020 - 01-01-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM