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Physical Therapy for Children, 4th Ed: Module 1
At Home Seminars
Discipline(s): Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy / Athletic Training
Contact Hours: 15
Registration Fee: $224.949996948242
At the end of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Identify 13 common clinical manifestations of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA)
2. Identify 3 different classifications of JRA by findings at time of onset
3. Identify the goals of pharmacologic therapy for JRA
4. Identify standardized instruments used to measure physical function in patients with JRA
5. Identify components that should be addressed in an evaluation of a patient with JRA
6. Identify the joint most often affected in oligo JRA
7. Identify gait impairments often seen in patients with JRA
8. Identify treatment goals for treating a patient with JRA
9. Identify treatment modalities that are appropriate for treating a patient with JRA
10. Identify guideline for range of motion and stretching when treating a patient with JRA
11. Identify the priorities of orthopedic surgery when treating a patient with JRA
12. Identify goals for patient with JRA in respect to self-care activities and identify appropriate adaptive equipment to help in achieving these goals
13. Identify beneficial and non-beneficial recreational activities for patients with JRA
14. Identify patterns of joint and soft tissue restrictions and clinical adaptation in JRA
15. Identify the most common form of scoliosis
16. Identify the most common type of thoracic curve seen in scoliosis
17. Identify the 2 major types of thoracic curvatures seen in scoliosis
18. Identify the etiology, incidence and pathophysiology of idiopathic scoliosis, congenital scoliosis and neuromuscular scoliosis
19. Identify orthotics and surgical interventions for the management of scoliosis
20. Identify the etiology and intervention of Scheuermann’s disease, kyphosis, lordosis and spondylolisthesis
21. Identify 5 types of spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis
22. Identify 4 subtypes of congenital muscular torticollis (CMT)
23. Identify the etiology, incidence and pathophysiology of CMT
24. Identify typical activity limitations in an infant with CMT
25. Identify 9 facial and cranial characteristics often observed in infants with CMT
26. Identify treatment interventions for an infant with CMT
27. Identify guidelines for orthotic intervention with children with CMT
28. Identify 3 characteristics of arthrogryposis multiplex congenital (AMC)
29. Identify the various and most common forms of AMC
30. Identify the physical limitations and deformities seen in infants with AMC
31. Identify the importance of positioning, range of motion and stretching patients with AMC
32. Identify goals and treatment considerations when treating a patient with AMC in the infancy period, preschool period, school-age period, adolescent period, and adulthood
33. Identify the different classifications of osteogenesis imperfects (OI) including their link to inheritance, fracture risk, and affect on stature, hearing and ambulation
34. Identify the common defect that results in OI
35. Identify typical physical disabilities of an infant with OI
36. Identify areas for assessment during an evaluation of an infant with OI
37. Identify 4 formal tests that are appropriate for use in evaluation of an infant with OI
38. Identify the importance of proper positioning of an infant with OI
39. Identify treatment goals and activities for a preschool child with OI
40. Identify treatment goals and activities for a school age and adolescent child with OI
41. Identify safe and appropriate recreational activities for a child with OI
42. Identify issues that may arise as a person with OI transitions into adulthood
43. Identify 14 things that should specifically be evaluated for a patient with muscular dystrophy (MD) or spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)
44. Identify 4 types of muscular dystrophy (MD) including their onset, link to inheritance and course of disease
45. Identify treatment interventions for the school-age child with DMD
46. Identify changes in a patient with DMD as they begin adolescence
47. Identify indications for surg
Course Length: 15.0 contact hours
Instructional Level: Intermediate
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Testing: You can take your test online, fax your answer sheets, or mail your test. All tests are processed within 24 business hours regardless of how they are received. Testing online is free and you will find out immediately if you have passed or failed and can print a temporary certificate until your original arrives in the mail.
This course is offered in cooperation with Elsevier Science and utilizes the textbook, “Physical Therapy for Children, 4th edition” c2012 by Suzann K. Campbell, PT, PhD, FAPTA.
From the basics of pediatrics to clinical applications, this book presents evidence-based coverage of treatment information in a convenient and concise format. The textbook follows the practice pattern categories of the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice and focuses on the additional information you need to know when treating children.
Module 1 (Course #735) covers the management of musculoskeletal impairments in pediatrics including juvenile idiopathic arthritis, spinal conditions, congenital muscular torticollis, osteogenesis imperfecta, muscular dystrophy, limb deficiencies and amputations, sports injuries in children and more!
Module 2 (Course #736) covers the management of neurologic impairment in pediatrics including developmental coordination disorder, motor and intellectual disabilities, cerebral palsy, brachial plexus injuries, spinal cord injuries, myelodysplasia, traumatic brain injuries, brain tumors and more!
Module 3 (Course #737) covers the management of cardiopulmonary conditions including cystic fibrosis, asthma, thoracic surgery and children requiring long-term mechanical ventilation, the educational environment, the burn unit, the special care nursery and the transition to adulthood for youth with disabilities.
Note: When ordering a single module or an e-mail version, only the selected chapters are included in the reading materials. When ordering a standard combo or bundle pack (not the e-mail versions), the entire hardback textbook will be sent with the order.
This package contains the required reading and test materials for Module 1 only.
Course Goals: This course is intended to instruct the student through self-paced study on the management of musculoskeletal impairment disorders as they affect children.
Dates and Locations
01-01-2020 - 01-01-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM