Pediatrics CEU Courses for PTs

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Positional Head Deformities in the NICU: Types and Prevention
Presented by Michele Hyams, PT, DPT, CNT, DCS, CIMI
Live WebinarWed, May 8, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT
Course: #3368 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course will review the types of head shape changes that are frequently encountered in the neonatal population. It will present an interactive way of positioning for the therapist along with the rest of the family-centered care team to prevent positional deformities during an infant's time in the NICU. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Contemporary Guidelines for Exercise and Diabetes: Application to Physical Therapy Cases
Presented by Gina Pariser, PT, LDE, PhD
Live WebinarWed, May 15, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT
Course: #3387 Level: Introductory2 Hours
Physical activity is established as an important therapy in the prevention and management of diabetes and diabetes-related health comorbidities. This course reviews new guidelines related to physical activity for improving glucose control and cardiovascular health in people with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes and highlights ways to apply these guidelines in different physical therapy cases. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Injury Prevention in the Adolescent Athlete - Identifying Risk Factors and Implementing A Biopsychosocial Perspective
Presented by Melisa Abesa, PT, DPT, OCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3327 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course is designed to provide increased understanding of injury prevention in the adolescent population by recognizing the unique qualities of this developmental phase and embracing a multi-factorial approach (biopsychosocial). The course will provide a biological and psychological review, injury statistics, risk factor identification, and strategies for prevention in the clinical setting. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT, PTA and AT.

Physical Therapy Management of Pediatric Incontinence
Presented by Jennifer Stone, PT, DPT, OCS, PHC
Live WebinarWed, May 29, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT
Course: #3434 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course will discuss the physiology and development of continence in pediatric patients, along with patient management strategies for pediatric patients experiencing incontinence. At the close of this course, participants should expect to have a multi-option toolbox with which to treat these patients. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Lab Values and Vital Signs in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Presented by Alicia Fernandez-Fernandez, PT, DPT, PhD, CNT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3363 Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course is designed to be an introductory overview of the interpretation of laboratory values and vital sign measurements in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). The aim is to provide neonatal therapists with a framework for clinical decision-making so that they can recognize imbalances that may require modifications in the plan of care, or discussion with the nurse or neonatologist before further treatment.

Car Seats for Children with Special Needs
Presented by Danielle Morris, PT, DPT, PCS, CPST, C/NDT, Ashley Fogle, PT, DPT, CPST
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3221 Level: Introductory2 Hours
Children with special needs are at an increased risk for injury when traveling in vehicles. Class participants will explore design features and accessories of car seats and large medical child safety seats that will improve positioning and safety during transportation.

Clinical Application of the Congenital Muscular Torticollis Clinical Practice Guideline
Presented by Micah Huegel, PT, DPT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3181 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
The Clinical Practice Guideline for Congenital Muscular Torticollis is an extensive publication that provides details for detection, referral, interventions, and discharge criteria for individuals with congenital muscular torticollis. This course will use a case report to provide an in-depth analysis of each of these components while also demonstrating their practical use within the outpatient setting. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate of for the PT and PTA.

Keys to Physical Literacy and Fundamental Movement Skills for Children Who Use Wheelchairs: Consideration for Adapted Sport and Inclusive Physical Education
Presented by Krista Best, PhD
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3246 Level: Introductory2 Hours
The most important step toward developing physical literacy is the mastering of fundamental movement skills. This course will provide attendees with information and resources to evaluate and train the fundamental skills needed to develop physical literacy for children who use wheelchairs. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Meeting the Sensory Needs of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD): A Primer for Therapy Professionals
Presented by Melissa Tovin, PT, MA, PhD, PCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3206 Level: Introductory2.5 Hours
Children with ASD often present with sensory processing disorder that significantly impacts sensory-motor function, social communication and behavior, and participation in age-appropriate activities at school, home or in the community. This course provides an overview of sensory processing disorder in ASD, identifies appropriate tests and measures, and presents strategies to support the sensory needs of this population.

What Are We Waiting For? The Power of Early Mobility
Presented by Lisa Kenyon, PT, DPT, PhD, PCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3196 Level: Advanced2 Hours
This course summarizes the benefits of providing early mobility experiences for infants and toddlers who have mobility delays. Concepts related to introducing power mobility, developing a power mobility training plan, and using outcome measures to assess the impact of power mobility will be presented and discussed. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.