This course looks at entry-level knowledge of primitive reflexes. Participants will identify retained reflexes and utilize strategies to support integration to facilitate child development.
Course created on March 1, 2021
Course Type: Video, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, OT Service Delivery, Foundational Knowledge, 01650; 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 #20-817490; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Pediatrics
- After this course, participants will be able to identify primitive reflexes when assessing a pediatric client.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize when primitive reflexes are not integrated at the expected age.
- As a result of this course, participants will be able to identify and utilize strategies to support children with retained primitive reflexes.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction; course objectives|
|5-15 Minutes||Overview of primitive reflexes, general reasons for retention, intake/initial evaluation questions, and assessments|
|15-55 Minutes||9 most common primitive reflexes, purpose of each reflex, age it appears and expected to integrate, signs of retention, impact on development, intervention strategies to integrate|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q & A|
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Samantha Heidenreich, OTD, MOT, Samantha completed her Doctorate of Occupational Therapy at the University of St Augustine for Health Sciences and completed her Masters in OT at the University of St Augustine for Health Sciences with a Bachelors in Special Education K-12 from Coastal Carolina University. Samantha has been in clinical settings with a focus on pediatric occupational therapy, and an emphasis on feeding intervention. She has completed advanced coursework in multiple areas of pediatric intervention, including sequential oral sequencing approach to feeding, AEIOU, primitive reflexes, and sensory integration, and Hanen SPARK communication. For her OTD program, her capstone project focused on nutritional implications for feeding for children with autism, sparking her interest and professional investment in this topic area.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# 01650. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.1 CEUs (Introductory level, OT Service Delivery, Foundational Knowledge 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 1.0 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.
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