Evidence-based Practical Application (E-BPA) for the Treatment and Management of Cerebral Palsy: A two-day, face-to-face, practical course for therapy assistants and technicians.

Course/Conference Details

£239
Aitkins Conference Room, The Orchard School, Causeway, Green Road, Oldbury B68 8LD

52.4866889, -2.0122072

Trainer

Dr Pauline Christmas

Course/Conference Organiser

Organiser name:

NCORE Training and Events

Organiser telephone:

01332 254679

Organiser email:

uhdb.ncore@nhd.net

Related website:

https://www.ncore.org.uk

Overview

This E-BPA course is designed for therapy assistants and technicians working with children with cerebral palsy. It aims to offer a greater understanding of how children can be treated and the clinical reasoning underpinning the treatments. It consists of lectures, case presentations, practical sessions and video analysis. Handouts and references will be provided.

    Course Aims

    Following completion of the course delegates will have an improved understanding of:

    • The clinically observable motor disorders of cerebral palsy and how they affect activity and function
    • The motor disorders of cerebral palsy and linking them to treatment modalities
    • The role of treatment adjuncts including botulinum toxin
    • The difference and importance of constraint induced movement therapy
    • Motor development and how it can guide clinical practice
    • What may be limiting motor development
    • The role of treatment, the environment and equipment to achieve targeted activity

    Who will Benefit

    Therapy assistants and technicians working with children with cerebral palsy

      Attendance Information

      • Attendance Certificate: Yes
      • CPD Hours: 14

      Fees

      • £239.00

      Contact:  NCORE | uhdb.ncore@nhs.net  | 01332 254679 | https://www.ncore.org.uk