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Pediatrics CEU Courses for PTs

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Clavicle and Scapula Fractures
Presented by Rina Pandya, PT, DPT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4674Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Clavicle fractures account for 5% of upper extremity fractures and up to 15% in children. Scapular fractures account for 3% to 5% of all shoulder girdle fractures. Eighty to 95% of all scapular fractures are accompanied by other serious injuries like shoulder fractures, collarbone, and ribs. Clavicle and scapular fractures can cause serious impairment to the biomechanics of the upper extremity and function. This webinar revisits the anatomy of the clavicle and scapula and explains the fracture classification, radiological appearance, treatment strategies, and complications of these fractures.

Wheelchair Seating For The Pediatric Population
Presented by Michelle Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4669Level: Advanced2 Hours
Pediatric seating and mobility equipment are not simply smaller than equipment designed for adults. This course will present the importance of pediatric positioning, clinical considerations, how to determine if a child is positioned adequately, as well as alternative positioning. A detailed case study will pull all the information together in a practical way.

The Optimal Theory of Motor Learning Applied
Presented by Mike Studer, PT, DPT, MHS, NCS, CEEAA, CWT, CSST, BFPCE, FAPTA
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4602Level: Intermediate2 Hours
The OPTIMAL theory of motor learning provides rehabilitation professionals with the tools to be successful in motivating and engaging patients in a manner that expedites learning. The OPTIMAL is now the most widely adopted approach for a wide range of motor learning needs, ranging from pediatrics to highly skilled athletes and through geriatrics.

Upper Extremity Fractures and Stages of Fracture Healing
Presented by Rina Pandya, PT, DPT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4653Level: Introductory2 Hours
Based on the latest evidence of fracture healing and complications responsible for impaired healing, this course also includes the classification of fractures, stages of healing, and case studies.

Myositis Ossificans: Classification, Pathology, Case Study, and Rehabilitation
Presented by Rina Pandya, PT, DPT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4565Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Differential diagnosis of myositis ossificans in children and young adults is important. This course includes the stages, pathology, physiology, symptomatology, and case studies on myositis ossificans and screening for red flags such as bone cancers.

Maximizing Children and Adolescents’ Wheelchair Independence and Participation in Meaningful Activities Through Wheelchair Skills Training
Presented by Béatrice Ouellet, OT MSc & PhD Candidate
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4561Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course presents the current knowledge on innovative approaches to wheelchair skills training for children and adolescents. A renowned program that has been used internationally with adults and recently evaluated in pediatrics is also described.

Enhancing Success in Seating & Wheeled Mobility for Individuals With Cortical Visual Impairment
Presented by Angie Kiger, MEd, CTRS, ATP/SMS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4550Level: Intermediate2 Hours
The session begins with an overview of cortical visual impairment (CVI), including the characteristics and in-depth description of the phases of CVI. Strategies for creating an effective environment and considerations to keep in mind while conducting wheelchair evaluation and developing manual and power mobility skills for independence are discussed.

Understanding the Experiences of Families of Children Who Have Severe Cerebral Palsy
Presented by Jason Cook, PhD, DPT, PCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4554Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course integrates research on the lived experience of families who care for their children with severe forms of cerebral palsy. The course links concepts related to comfort theory, wellness, and a basis of understanding for providing empathy-driven, psychologically informed care.

Assessing for Assistive Technology
Presented by Emma Smith, PhD, OT, Assistive Technology Professional/Seating and Mobility Specialist
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4567Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course will focus on assessment for assistive technology, putting the focus on assessing the individual’s capabilities and their specific assistive technology activity and participation needs.

Bringing the School Function Assessment to Life: Applying Sensorimotor Strategies in the Classroom
Presented by Jessica Kowalski, PT, DPT, PCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4548Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Learn how the student function assessment (SFA) can be used as a team-based assessment to facilitate communication between educators servicing students with a variety of conditions to participate in their current educational setting and achieve their educational goals. Part 1 of this course will review foundational information of the SFA and how it can be used to identify academic and non-academic goal areas, in addition to identifying appropriate accommodations to support the student in their least restrictive environment: Part 2 of this course will review our major sensory systems and how to assist educators with implementing sensorimotor techniques to promote participation in the classroom.

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