This course provides an overview of gait issues and concerns in children with cerebral palsy as well as evidence-based pre-gait and gait interventions to address these issues, including use of handling and facilitation techniques, environmental adaptation, and motor control interventions. Outcome measures designed to assess gait in children who have CP will also be presented and discussed. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.
Live WebinarFri, Nov 6, 2020 at 12:00 pm EST
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DC/2.0; DE/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 1; MA/2.0; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NY/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0
- Participants will be able to list at least three commonly occurring gait issues and concerns in children who have cerebral palsy.
- Participants will be able to discuss at least three outcome measures designed to assess gait in children who have cerebral palsy.
- Participants will be able to identify at least two strategies of the application of evidence-based intervention activities to promote gait function in children with cerebral palsy.
|0-5 Minutes||Background, review of learning outcomes|
|5-40 Minutes||Common gait issues and concerns in children who have cerebral palsy|
|40-65 Minutes||Outcome measures designed to assess gait in children who have cerebral palsy|
|65-115 Minutes||Explain the application of evidence-based intervention activities to promote gait function in children with cerebral palsy|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Lisa Kenyon, PT, DPT, PhD, PCS
Dr. Kenyon is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Dr. Kenyon heads the Grand Valley Power Mobility Project, an inter-professional research and service project that provides mobility training for children and young adults who are not typically considered to be candidates for power mobility use. Dr. Kenyon presents nationally and internationally on topics related to pediatric physical therapist practice and has published multiple journal articles and book chapters pertaining to topics in pediatrics. Dr. Kenyon currently serves on the Pediatric Specialty Council of the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties.
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