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Treatment of the Child with Severe Involvement: An NDT Approach

Education Resources, Inc.

Format(s):   Live Seminars
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy / Speech-Language
Contact Hours:   13
Registration Fee:   $435

Participants will be able to apply course learning immediately to:
Apply the process of NDT assessment and problem solving utilizing the ICF Model.
Incorporate current concepts of postural stability that impact function and participation into practical daily strategies at home and school.
Utilize handling strategies practiced in labs with clients to maximize functional outcomes.

Target Audience
This course is designed for physical, occupational and speech therapists and assistants working with children from birth to adolescence who have Neuro-Muscular Disorders with severe physical involvement.

Confirmation Notes
This course meets the criteria for 13 contact hours (1.3 CEU's). Application has been made to the Florida Physical Therapy Association for 15.5 continuing education hours. Approved provider by the Florida Occupational Therapy Association - CE Broker.
Approved provider of continuing educa- tion by the American Occupational Therapy Association #3043, for 13 contact hours - Intermediate Level Occupational Therapy Process: evaluation, intervention. The assignment of AOTA CEU's does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products or clinical procedures by AOTA.
NBCOT professional development provider-16.25 PDU's
This course is offered for up to 1.3 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).

8:30-9:00 Registration/Continental Breakfast 9:00-10:45 Assessment and Treatment Planning for Function in Children with Severe Involvment: An NDT Perspective 10:45-11:00 Break 11:00-12:30 Gaining Postural Stability For Function: Current Concepts 12:30-1:30 Lunch (on your own) 1:30-3:00 Lab- Strategies for Rib/Cage/Shoulder Girdle Mobility and Postural Activation 3:00-3:15 Break 3:15-5:00 Lab- Strategies for Pelvis/Hip Mobility and Postural Activation
8:00-8:30 Continental Breakfast 8:30-10:15 Carryover at home, in school and in the community: Home programs equipment 10:15-10:30 Break 10:30-11:30 Patient Demonstration 11:30-12:00 Discussion 12:00-1:00 Lunch (on your own) 1:00-2:30 Lab- Facilitating Transitions 2:30-2:45 Break 2:45-4:30 Lab- Putting it all together: Vision, UE and Postural Control for function

This lab intensive course is designed for physical, occupational and speech therapists working with children from birth to adolescence who have Neuro-Muscular Disorders with severe physical involvement (GMFCS Levels IV and V) including diagnoses of Cerebral Palsy, Genetic Disorders and other Neuro-Muscular Conditions. Topics covered will include assessment and treatment planning for function using the ICF Model from an NDT Perspective. Current Concepts in NDT incorporating motor learning and motor control approaches will be integrated into strategies for improving function and participation at home, in school and the community. Labs and patient demonstration will highlight handling strategies for improved mobility and control of the trunk and pelvis related to use of vision, respiratory/phonatory control, UE function, transitions and assisted mobility.

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