This course is designed to be an introductory overview of select orthopedic conditions in children, including presentation, examination, intervention, and possible causes for a referral. The aim is to provide clinicians with a framework for orthopedic evidence-based clinical decision-making in order to recognize and address orthopedic problems, optimize patient outcomes, and refer patients who may require care out of their scope of practice. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.
Course created on May 11, 2018
Course Type: Recorded Webinar, Text/Transcript
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.5; AL/2.5; AR/2.5; AZ/2.5; CA/2.5; CO/2.5; CT/2.5; DE/2.5; FL/2.5; GA/2.5; HI/2.5; IA/2.5; IACET/0.3; ID/2.5; IL/2.5; IN/2.5; KS/2.5; KY/2.5 Category 2; LA/2.5; MA/2.5; ME/2.5; MI/2.5; MO/2.5; MS/2.5; MT/2.5; NC/2.5; ND/2.5; NE/2.5; NH/2.5; NV/0.25; NY/2.5; OH/2.5; OR/2.5; PA/2.5; ProCert/FSBPT/2.0; RI/2.5; SC/2.5; SD/2.5; TN/2.5; TX/2.5; UT/2.5; VA/2.5; VT/2.5; WA/2.5; WI/2.5; WY/2.5
- The participant will be able to list at least three developmental considerations of the musculoskeletal system in the pediatric patient.
- The participant will be able to accurately identify the five components of a pediatric rotational profile, and explain the clinical relevance of each component.
- The participant will be able to describe presentation and management of diverse pediatric orthopedic conditions, such as developmental hip dysplasia, Legg-Calve-Perthes disease, and slipped capital femoral epiphysis.
- The participant will be able to describe at least three situations in pediatric orthopedics that would require referral to a physician.
|0-30 Minutes||Review of learner outcomes, Musculoskeletal development|
|30-60 Minutes||Developmental hip dysplasia|
|60-90 Minutes||Torsional and angular conditions|
|90-120 Minutes||Other pediatric orthopedic conditions|
|120-140 Minutes||Differential diagnosis|
|140-150 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Alicia Fernandez-Fernandez, PT, DPT, PhD
Alicia Fernandez-Fernandez, PT, DPT, PhD graduated from the University of Oviedo (Spain) with a diploma in physical therapy and practiced in a variety of settings as a physical therapist in Spain before moving to the US and obtaining her M.S. in Physical Therapy, a post-professional Doctorate in Physical Therapy, and a PhD in Biomedical Engineering. She has practiced at the South Miami Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) 2003-present, and is a certified neonatal therapist. In 2011, she joined Nova Southeastern University, where she is currently an Associate Professor and teaches Pediatrics, Kinesiology, Prosthetics and Orthotics, and Gender Issues. She continues to practice in the NICU on a per diem basis. Her research interests encompass pediatrics, biomechanics, use of technology in education, and nanotechnology applications in cancer.
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