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Physical Therapy for Children, 4th Ed: Module 3

At Home Seminars

Format(s):   Home-study
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 the criteria for an individual to be considered a long-term ventilator user 2. Identify 15 clinical signs of respiratory failure 3. Identify the term “chronic respiratory failure” 4. Identify 8 pathophysiologic mechanisms affecting central dysregulation of breathing that can lead to chronic respiratory failure 5. Identify 9 disorders of the lungs, lung parenchyma and airway that can lead to chronic respiratory failure 6. Identify 8 diseases/disorders of the chest wall and thorax that can lead to chronic respiratory failure 7. Identify the selection criteria for mechanical ventilation 8. Identify 6 modes of invasive positive pressure ventilation 9. Identify 20 complications associated with mechanical ventilation 10. Identify activity limitation associated with long-term ventilator assistance 11. Identify elements of patient management for a patient with long-term ventilator assistance 12. Identify the organs and systems commonly affected by cystic fibrosis (CF) 13. Identify pulmonary treatments for CF 14. Identify techniques to measure pulmonary function in a patient with CF 15. Identify evaluation techniques and treatment interventions for children with CF in the infancy period, pre-school and school-age period, adolescence and transition to adulthood 16. Identify benefits of an exercise program to a patient with CF 17. Identify asthma and the medical ramifications of the disease 18. Identify impairments, evaluation techniques and treatment strategies for children with asthma in the infancy period, pre-school and school-age period, adolescence and transition to adulthood 19. Identify the types of cardiopulmonary, neuromuscular, musculoskeletal, integumentary, and gastrointestinal impairments that may be associated with asthma 20. Identify 3 significant characteristics of asthma 21. Identify the clinical classification of the disease severity of asthma 22. Identify 6 diseases associated with heart defects 23. Identify clinical signs of an infant with a congenital heart defect 24. Identify the most common congenital heart defect in children 25. Identify types of congenital heart defects and early therapy issues 26. Identify the primary area to be addressed after heart repair 27. Identify impairments, evaluation techniques and treatment strategies for children with congenital heart disease in the infancy period, pre-school and school-age period, and adolescence 28. Identify recommendations to assist with a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit’s (NICU) attempt to more closely resemble the environment of a mother’s womb 29. Identify 3 pulmonary complications and 2 neurologic complications that can affect a premature infant 30. Identify the major perinatal cause of neurologic morbidity in both the premature and full-term infant 31. Identify causes of neonatal seizures in premature and full-term infants 32. Identify characteristics of newborns with fetal alcohol syndrome and neonatal abstinence syndrome 33. Identify components of the Test of Infant Motor Performance (TIMP) 34. Identify developmental interventions of positioning, sensorimotor stimulation, and oral-motor therapy as they apply to an infant in the NICU 35. Identify key social and political events that led to the enactment of the Education for All Handicapped Children Act 36. Identify key Federal laws and amendments that benefit therapists treating pediatric clients 37. Identify federal definitions of children with disabilities 38. Identify the importance of team interaction when treating children in an educational environment 39. Identify the service delivery model in educational settings 40. Identify factors to consider when determining the intensity and frequency of therapy visits in the educational environment 41. Identify challenges to therapists treating a child in the “least restrictive environment” 42. Identify 5 models of service delivery in the educational en

Confirmation Notes
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 3 only.
Course Goals: This course is intended to instruct the student through self-paced study on the management of cardiopulmonary complications and special consideration affecting children including a child’s educational environment, assistive technology as it relates to children, child burn victims and special cure nursery considerations.

Dates and Locations
Purchase Address:   Home-study
Dates:   01-01-2050 - 01-01-2050, 12:00AM 12:00AM