This course will briefly review the brachial plexus and walk the learner through prolonged treatment of a child with a brachial plexus birth injury. Topics covered include epidemiology, presentation, assessment, surgical and therapeutic management.
Course created on July 27, 2018
Course Type: Video
CEUs/PDUs Offered: AOTA/0.3 Advanced, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Evaluation; CE Broker/3.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC); IACET/0.3; NBCOT/3.75 Advanced, Pediatrics
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the brachial plexus, epidemiology and presentation of a brachial plexus birth injury.
- After this course, participants will be able to list assessments and outcome measures used with this population.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain several evidence-based interventions for brachial plexus birth injury, both conservative and post-operative.
|25-70 Minutes||Assessment and Intervention|
|70-160 Minutes||Case Introduction/Resources|
|160-180 Minutes||Clinician Interview|
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Patti Sharp, OTD, MS, OTR/L
Dr. Patti Sharp is an occupational therapist with 17 years of pediatric experience. She has practiced in several specialty areas, including burns, neurorehabilitation, brachial plexus injury, cerebral palsy, and aquatic OT. She is a Certified Instructor for the Cognitive Orientation approach to Occupational Performance (CO-OP) method and leads the Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) clinical specialty team at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Patti is also adjunct instructor at the University of Cincinnati and is passionate about sharing knowledge with colleagues, students, patients, and families.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved CE provider #7659 by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This course is offered for 0.3 CEUs (Advanced level, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Evaluation Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 3.0 hours, Home Study, 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, Florida, Georgia, or South Carolina, CE Broker may be of interest to you.
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 0.3 CEUs for this program.
National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 3.75 NBCOT PDUs (Advanced level, Pediatrics Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.