SEM29: Treating the Child with Total Body Involvement
Presented By: Linda Kliebhan, P.T.; Gail Ritchie, OTR


Hours
14 Contact Hours - 1.40 CEUs - 17.50 PDUs
Cost
$175.00 per person
Course Description
This seminar presents assessment and treatment issues for children with total body involvement. Issues of hypotonia, dynamic tightness, and dystonia are discussed and treatment strategies are provided. Specific handling techniques are demonstrated to decrease dynamic tightness and gain mobility and elongation of various muscle groups, including the shoulder girdle, trunk, upper and lower extremities. Treatment demonstrations with children who have dynamic tightness and dystonia are presented. Handouts included in PDF file format.
Learning Outcomes
1. Describe the characteristics of children with dynamic tightness.
2. Describe the characteristics of children with dystonia.
3. Describe the characteristics of the influences of the sensory systems on movement & posture.
4. Describe handling strategies to elongate musculature and facilitate mobility.
Seminar Level
Level I Introductory/no prerequisites required.
Approval
AOTA Domain of OT Category 1, Texas CE Type 2, NBCOT PDUs, 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.
Recommendations
Complete all the seminars in this category and receive a special Certificate of Clinical Enhancement.
Target Audience
Physical, occupational, speech therapists, certified athletic trainers, and other rehabilitation specialists. For special needs requests please contact us by phone or email. contactus@clinicians-view.com Phone 575-526-0012. Fax 575-526-0014.
CEU Approvals/Clinical Enhancement
Order Options
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This course is only available online.
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