Evidence-Based Practical Application for the Treatment of Cerebral Palsy: Constraint Induced Movement Therapy (CIMT) in the young child with Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy
Date: 7th July 2022
Duration: 1 day
Venue: Florence Nightingale Community Hospital, London Road, Derby DE1 2QY.
Trainer: Dr Pauline Christmas
PhD MSc MCSP Fellow APCP
Consultant physiotherapist for management of spasticity in children
This is an optional, additional module to Dr Pauline Christmas' Evidence-Based Practical Application for the Treatment of Cerebral Palsy for Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists - Core Course.
The mandatory pre-requisite for this training is the Core Course, currently available on 4th - 6th July 2022.
A separate course relating to the Lower Limb is available on the 8th July 2022 following completion of the Core Course.
Refresher modules will also be offered at a later date and may be attended following completion of the Core Course.
This module consists of lectures, case presentations, practical sessions and video analysis.
Delegates will have the opportunity to consolidate their learning at the end of each day in a brief question and answer session.
Handouts and references will be provided.
Following completion of this course delegates will have an improved understanding of:
· Defining usual assisting hand function.
· Identification of abnormal assisting hand function: why and how.
· Key current upper limb assessment.
· Recognising the importance of motor learning theory to guide the CIMT intervention.
· Modelling the CIMT intervention using the international classification of functioning.
· Critique of the different CIMT methodologies.
· An example of use of CIMT in clinical practice and how it compares to other upper limb interventions.
- Attendance Certificate: Yes
- CPD Hours: 6.75 hours