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Cerebral Palsy and Post-Op Treatment

Course: #3437Level: Intermediate1 Hour 506 Reviews
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This course will cover potential upper extremity surgeries for the individual with Cerebral Palsy, post-operative therapy protocols and anticipated functional changes related to the surgeries.

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Course created on August 15, 2017

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Course Type: Video, Audio, Text

CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, Category 1: Domain Of OT - Client Factors; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-586379; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Intermediate, Rehabilitation

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify three functional limitations of hemiplegic cerebral palsy related to the upper extremity involvement.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to recognize the general post-operative therapy protocol for tendon transfer surgery in the upper extremity of a person with cerebral palsy.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe two potential functional changes following surgical intervention for the wrist or thumb of the individual with cerebral palsy.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Course purpose and objectives
10-20 Minutes The upper extremity in CP and functional limitations
20-30 Minutes Potential Surgeries for the UE in CP
30-45 Minutes Post-operative therapy protocols and suggested treatment ideas
45-55 Minutes Potential functional changes resulting from surgery and therapy
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q & A

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Presenter Disclosure: Valeri Calhoun received an honorarium for presenting this course material.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com.

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 0.1 CEUs (Intermediate level, Category 1: Domain of OT - Client Factors 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 1.0 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

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 0.1 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 1.25 NBCOT PDUs (Intermediate level, Rehabilitation Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.