Pediatrics CEU Courses for PTs

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The Continuum of Developmental Care from Admit to Discharge: An Overview
Presented by Michele Hyams, PT, DPT, CNT, DCS, CIMI
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3524Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course is a beginner course to understand the therapist's flow of care throughout the infant's stay in the NICU. It focuses on utilizing the entire team including the families. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Assistive Technology in the School Setting: Tips for Planning, Selecting and Justifying
Presented by Laura Cohen, PhD, PT, ATP/SMS, RESNA Fellow
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3526Level: Intermediate2 Hours
The participant will learn a model to promote collaborative decision-making in all phases of assistive technology (AT) service design and delivery from consideration through implementation and evaluation of effectiveness. Utilizing the tools presented, participants will learn to evaluate clients with diverse abilities, needs, and experiences in the various environments they typically encounter and develop an AT plan of care for participation and achievement. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA

Application of the ICF to the Provision of School-based Physical Therapy Services
Presented by Lisa Kenyon, PT, DPT, PhD, PCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3507Level: Advanced2 Hours
This course provides an overview of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) as it relates to children and youth. Use of concepts within the ICF to enhance the provision of school-based physical therapy services will be presented and discussed. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Goal Attainment Scaling for Simple and Medically Complex Clients in the School Setting
Presented by Sarah Bengtson, PT, DPT, PAq
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3518Level: Introductory2 Hours
Goal Attainment Scaling is an evidence­ based outcome measure that can be used in the clinic and school-based settings to quantify and assess goals reached by clients. This session will explain the Goal Attainment Scaling, it's history and usage in a school-based setting. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

School-Based Intervention for Children with Developmental Coordination Disorder or Suspected Developmental Coordination Disorder
Presented by Melinda Mueller, PT, DPT, PCS, Lisa Dannemiller, PT, DSc, PCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3522Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course will discuss the diagnosis of developmental coordination disorder (DCD) and the role of physical therapists with children with this condition in the school setting. A focus on examination and intervention in the school environment and unique challenges in the school environment will be provided. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

The Challenge of Keeping Assessments Standardized
Presented by Deanne Fay, PT, DPT, PhD
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3520Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Therapists face challenges every day attempting to administer standardized assessments to children who need individualized instruction. This course will discuss the challenges and potential consequences to using alterations in testing procedures, helping therapists understand how easy it is to end up modifying testing without realizing it. Alternative strategies and appropriate mechanisms of reporting scores will be presented. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Physical Therapy Management of Pediatric Incontinence
Presented by Jennifer Stone, PT, DPT, OCS, PHC
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3434Level: 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.

Contemporary Guidelines for Exercise and Diabetes: Application to Physical Therapy Cases
Presented by Gina Pariser, PT, LDE, PhD
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3387Level: 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.

Positional Head Deformities in the NICU: Types and Prevention
Presented by Michele Hyams, PT, DPT, CNT, DCS, CIMI
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3368Level: 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.

Injury Prevention in the Adolescent Athlete - Identifying Risk Factors and Implementing A Biopsychosocial Perspective
Presented by Melisa Abesa, PT, DPT, OCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3327Level: 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.