SEM22D: Treatment Approaches in Pediatrics
Presented By: Christine A. Nelson, OTR, Ph.D., FAOTA

10 Contact Hours - 1.00 CEUs - 10.00 PDUs
$55.00 per person
Course Description
This seminar presents specific treatment strategies utilizing physical handling for children with neurological disorders. Concepts include the application of the occulo-vestibulo-cervical triad, postural organization, trunk control and respiratory function. Upper body determinants for function and treatment demonstrations are presented. Includes a comprehensive pediatric handling manual .Handouts included in PDF file format.
Learning Outcomes
1. Decribe the Occulo-vestibulo-cervical triad.
2. Describe the influence of respiration on postural control and movement.
3. Describe the application of self-feeding techniques.
4. Describe the importance of upper body function on gait.
5. Describe the importance of analyzing specific functional components.
Seminar Level
Level I Introductory/No prerequisite required.
Accepted by NBCOT for PDUs. Approved by the New York State PT Board, California PT Board, Illinois PT Board. For other State PT Board approvals click on CEU Course Approvals. Approved by the Illinois Early Intervention Training Program (IEITP) for 1.0 hrs Assessment 2.0 hrs Atypical Development 5.0 hrs Intervention 2.0 hrs Typical Development
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Target Audience
Occupational, physical, speech therapists, certified athletic trainers, and othe rehabilitation specialists. For special needs requests please contact us at
Order Options
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