ARTICLE010: Issues in Cerebral Palsy Part 1: Physical Handling Assessment
Presented By: Christine A. Nelson, OTR, Ph.D., FAOTA; W. Michael Magrun, M.S., OTR


Hours
1 Contact Hours - 0.10 CEUs - 1.25 PDUs
Cost
$35.00 per person
Course Description
Physical handling is a therapeutic approach that essentially matches the clinician's nervous system to that of the client. Through various key points of control the clinician is able to feel and observe the quality of the child's movement and how the child reacts to subtle changes to shifts in the center of gravity. Additionally, the clinician can feel and observe how the child's posture relates to movement. What compensations the child uses to move and most importantly how the child initiates those compensations. Through various handling techniques it is possible to determine what cues and levels of intermittent support are most successful in achieving a more efficient activation of movement that allows the child to actively initiate improved quality and control of his posture and movement.
Learning Outcomes
Seminar Level
Introductory. No prerequisites required
Approval
Recommendations
Target Audience
CEU Approvals/Clinical Enhancement
Order Options
If you have an Unlimited Coupon, there is no charge for this course or its corresponding exam.
This course is only available online.
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