Evidence-Based Practical Application for the Treatment of Cerebral Palsy for Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists (Core Modules 1-3)

Event details

9:00am-5:00pm
£375

Florence Nightingale Community Hospital

London Road
Derby
DE1 2QY
United Kingdom

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52.9152845, -1.4675936

Event Organiser

NCORE (National Centre of Rehabilitation Education)

01332 254679

uhdb.ncore@nhs.net

http://www.ncore.org.uk

Evidence-Based Practical Application for the Treatment of Cerebral Palsy for Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists (Core Modules 1-3)

EventID:  3080

Date:  4th - 6th July 2022

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 course has been designed for physiotherapists and occupational therapists working in clinical practice and focuses on the latest evidence and theory to present a framework for clinical reasoning in the treatment of the child with cerebral palsy.

 

This is best attended as a 5 day course as follows:
The Core Course available on 4th - 6th July 2022 consists of Modules 1-3; these are a mandatory pre-requisite for any additional modules.

(Event Reference: 3080)

An additional Upper Limb Module is available on the 7th July 2022 following completion of the Core Course.
Event Reference: 3081.

An additional Lower Limb Module is available on the 8th July 2022 following completion of the Core Course.
Event Reference: 3082.

 

Refresher modules will also be offered at a later date and may be attended following completion of the Core Course.

Each 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.

 

Core Course: Module One: Evidence-Based Practical Application
Following completion delegates will have an improved understanding of:
• Defining and describing cerebral palsy and its impact on activity and development.
• Identification of impairments in cerebral palsy.
• Modelling therapeutic intervention using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health.
• Recognising how current knowledge on motor learning can guide therapeutic intervention.
• Understanding the importance of targeted activity

 

Core Course: Module Two: Child development and its application to treatment of the child with CP
Following completion delegates will have an improved understanding of:
• Defining and describing how normal development is interfered with in cerebral palsy.
• Understanding how treatment can be modelled in a child development framework.
• Recognising how current knowledge on motor learning can guide therapeutic intervention.
• Assessment and treatment using functional anatomy.
• The role of neuroplasticity in therapeutic interventions.
• How understanding motor development can influence the selection of motor assessment tools for early identification of cerebral palsy and to guide practice.

 

Core Course: Module Three: Setting goals and measuring outcomes
Following completion delegates will have an improved understanding of:
· Defining and describing goals.
· How we set the goals?
· How to match the goal and the outcome measure.
· How to select and critique the outcome assessment tool.

 

Optional - Module 4: Constraint Induced Movement Therapy (CIMT) in the Young Child with Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy
Event Reference: 3081

Following completion 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 inter-ventions.

 

Optional - Module 5: Spasticity Management for the Gastrocsoleus Complex, including the role of Below-Knee Plastering, Botulinum Toxin and Orthotics
Event Reference: 3082

Following completion delegates will have an improved understanding of:
· Defining and describing spasticity.
· Understanding its impact on activity and the immature central nervous system.
· Recognising the importance of activity in relation to the gastrocsoleus complex.
· The role of adjuncts to treatment including below-knee plasters, botulinum toxin and orthotics.

 

    Who will Benefit

    This course is aimed at physiotherapists and occupational therapists experienced in the treatment of cerebral palsy.

     

      Attendance Certificate: Yes

       

      ​CPD Hours:

      Core Course: 20.25 hours

      Optional Modules: 6.75 hours per day

       

      Fees

      Core Course (Modules 1-3): £375

      Optional Modules: £125 per day