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Building Healthy Brains: Sensory Strategies for Optimal Brain Function & Postural Concerns

Course: #3237Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour 4962 Reviews
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Optimal function of our body occurs when our sensory and motor systems are strong and able to adapt to the demands of the environment. Today’s children often struggle with fidgeting, decreased attention, and immature motor patterns which manifest themselves through frustration and behavior issues. This course will take a look at these issues and identify treatment strategies.

Course created on March 2, 2017

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Course Type: Video, Text

CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.15 Intermediate, OT Service Delivery; CE Broker/1.5 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-567239; IACET/0.2; NBCOT PDUs/1.88 Intermediate, Pediatrics

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the importance of movement to higher level brain function.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify physical manifestations of immature brain function.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify hands-on movement activities that can be applied to children in order to improve brain maturity, improve posture, and connect body systems.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-30 Minutes Neurology, symptoms, postural abnormalities, assessment techniques
30-50 Minutes Treatment strategies clinic, home
50-65 Minutes Treatment strategies school
65-85 Minutes Goals, Carryover Plan
85-90 Minutes Summary, Q & A

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Presenter Disclosure: Cara Koscinski will receive an honorarium for presenting this course.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Occupational Therapy Association

American Occupational Therapy Association

OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.15 CEUs (Intermediate level, OT Service Delivery Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.


CE Broker

CE Broker

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.5 hours, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina or Tennessee, CE Broker may be of interest to you.


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA OccupationalTherapy.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.2 CEUs for this program.


National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 1.88 NBCOT PDUs (Intermediate level, Pediatrics Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.