SEM25A: Focus on the Rib Cage for Improvement of Respiration, Phonation, Postural Control and Movement
Presented By: Rona Alexander, Ph.D, CCC-SLP,BRS-S

16.5 Contact Hours - 1.65 CEUs - 20.63 PDUs
$185.00 per person
Course Description

Specific developmental and structural issues of the rib cage and relationships to postural control, movement, oral-motor function and respiration are presented. Treatment strategies for mobilizing the rib cage and elongating the chest wall to influence postural stability that supports oral-motor function are demonstrated.
Learning Outcomes
1. Identify significant anatomical/kinesiological characteristics of the typical rib cage, including oral-motor, and respiratory musculature function
2. Identify developmental characteristics of the rib cage and its influence on other developmental processes.
3. Describe facilitation techniques for improving rib cage function
4. Describe treatment strategies for improving rib cage function.
Seminar Level
Level I Introductory/no prerequisites required.
AOTA CEUs , Texas CE Type 2, NBCOT PDUs, Approved by the California Speech Therapy Board, CABOT Advanced Practice in Swallowing APP-S39, approved by the New York State PT Board, California PT Board, Illinois PT Board. For other State PT Board approvals click on CEU Course Approvals on the CEU Course Listing Page.
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Target Audience
Occupational, physical, and other rehabilitation specialists. For special needs requests please contact us by phone or email. Phone 575-526-0012. Fax 575-526-0014. .Courses are never cancelled. Always available on-demand. Full refunds are granted for personal or illness situations. Individual issues regarding any courses are addressed promptly and resolved to the customers satisfaction.
CEU Approvals/Clinical Enhancement
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