Course Speaker: Liesa Persaud
This session covers how to recognize Red Flags that would require you to refer a child with idiopathic toe walking for further evaluation. Dr. Persaud discusses normal lower extremity orthopedic alignment, how it affects muscle balance, and how gait and the alignment change with time, growth, and age. She focuses on the evidence and benefits of best practices of early intervention to restore muscle balance to avoid long term consequences.
1) Discuss red flags for referral
2) Discuss normal biomechanics of gait
3) Discuss norms of anatomical alignment by age
4) List implications of delayed treatment
Course Fee: $99.00
Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants. This online course is recommended for individuals who have previously taken Liesa's two day course, or who have basic knowledge of the following areas: biomechanics of normal gait, characteristics of equinus gait (toe walking), and kinesiology of the lower extremity.
This course is offered for 2.5 Contact Hours, 0.25 CEUs (Intermediate Level)
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If you wish to get continuing education credits after watching this session, you will need to take the post-test and pass it with a grade of 80% or better. To take the exam, watch session A and B and click the tab "Take Exam", after watching session B. After you have submitted your answers, you will find out if you passed. If you passed, click the "Receive certificate" button to download and print your CEU certificate. If you did not pass, you may re-take the exam at your convenience until you pass.
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