Gait Development: An Interactive Approach – 05/15/2021

$25.00

This intermediate level course will describe major central nervous system components and pathologic events in prenatal development, and identify the key aspects in gross motor development from birth to 18 months and its application to physical therapy interventions.

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Name of Course
Gait Development: An Interactive Approach

Name of Sponsor
Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency Program

Instructor/Speaker
Monica Rivera PT, MS, DPTSc

Target Audience
Physical and Occupational Therapists working with infants and children.

Course Level
Intermediate

Course Description

This intermediate level course will describe major central nervous system components and pathologic events in prenatal development, and identify the key aspects in gross motor development from birth to 18 months and its application to physical therapy interventions.

Objectives

After completing this course, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the process of fetal and infant motor and sensory brain development.
  • Compare and contrast gait developmental theories and central pattern generation.
  • Discuss the interaction between brain regions and infant motor development.
  • Apply the concepts of biomechanics, physiologic changes, sensory integration and force production in infant gait performance.

Course Date(s) and Time
May 15, 2021
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location of Course
Virtual Class

Cost
$25

Deadline date for registration
May 8, 2021

# Seats Available
25

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations must be received in writing by May 8, 2021.  Email Elaine.Chow@kp.org  There is a $25 administrative fee for all cancellations. No refunds after May 8, 2021.

# of CEU’s
0.65 CEU’s (6.5 Contact Hours) – PENDING