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October 2020

NEW COURSE!

Baby Beats and Breaths: Therapeutic Interventions for the Premature Infant with Cardiopulmonary Compromise- LIVE WEBINAR-Two Sessions

Course Faculty - Holly Schifsky

Course Description - NEW! Live Webinar for Pediatric Therapists. Complete both Sessions for 14.5 Contact Hours (1.45 CEUs)
October 23-24 2020
9:40 am EST • 8:40 am CST • 7:40 am MST• 6:40 am PST (US)
Learn advanced critical reasoning skills and movement analysis skills (via lab time and video presentations) to assess breathing patterns, facilitation techniques to support trunk development, positioning strategies to support chest wall development, and feeding techniques to maximize postural control.

October 23, 2020 - October 24, 2020LIVE WEBINAR
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Mary Massery’s LINKED: Breathing & Postural Control - LIVE WEBINAR

Course Faculty - Mary Massery

Course Description - Day 1 of Mary Massery's 3-day BREATHING COURSE 
October 23, 2020
2:00 pm EST, 1:00 pm CT, 12:00 pm MST, 11:00 am PT (US)
October 24, 2020
8:30 am EST, 7:30 am CT, 6:30 am MST, 5:30 am PT (US)
Create a paradigm shift that links breathing mechanics, postural control, physiologic behaviors, and management of trunk pressures to treat clients across the lifespan.

October 23, 2020 2:00 PM - October 24, 2020LIVE WEBINAR
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NEW COURSE!

Challenges and Solutions for Infants and Children with Complex Feeding and Swallowing Disorders-LIVE WEBINAR-Two Sessions

Course Faculty - Joan Arvedson

Course Description - NEW! Live Webinar for Pediatric Therapists. Complete Both Sessions for 14 Contact Hours (1.4 CEUs)
October 24-25, 2020
8:40 am EST •  7:40 am CST •  6:40 am MST •  5:40 am PST (US)
Learn to treat children’s complex feeding challenges in a variety of settings including NICU, schools, and rehabilitation clinics.

October 24, 2020 - October 25, 2020LIVE WEBINAR
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NEW COURSE!

A Deeper Dive into Respiratory Disorders and Rehabilitation: PICS, COVID-19, ARDS and other Pulmonary Conditions-LIVE WEBINAR-Four Sessions

Course Faculty - Daniel Malone

Course Description - NEW! Live Webinar for Therapists. Four Sessions for 14 Contact Hours (1.4 CEUs)
October 26• October 28• November 2 • November 4, 2020
5:40 pm EST • 4:40 pm CST • 3:40 pm MST • 2:40 pm PST (US)
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, therapists across the continuum must be able to successfully rehabilitate this challenging population in addition to other patients with critical illness. Survivors of critical illness including COVID, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and other respiratory disorders (COPD, E-cigarette, or vaping product use-associated lung injury [EVALI]) present with Post Intensive Care Syndrome, PICS. This course will emphasize current best practice for patients with PICS and will discuss the pathophysiology, diagnostic testing, and medical management of these complex patients. 

October 26, 2020 - November 4, 2020LIVE WEBINAR
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NEW COURSE!

Don't Wait For Gait! Therapeutic Evaluation & Treatment of Pediatric Gait - LIVE WEBINAR - Three Sessions

Course Faculty - Liesa Ritchie-Persaud

Course Description - October 28,  November 2, November 4, 2020
5:40 pm EST • 4:40pm CST • 3:40pm MST• 2:40pm PST 
This course clearly explains the significant components of evaluation and treatment of pediatric gait, in a clinically relevant manner. Flaws of a “wait and see” approach will be discussed, while supporting proactive & preventive intervention with proposed methods for deliberate, realistic & effective intervention for pediatric gait.

October 28, 2020 - November 4, 2020LIVE WEBINAR
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November 2020

NEW COURSE!

A Deeper Dive into Respiratory Disorders and Rehabilitation: PICS, COVID-19, ARDS and other Pulmonary Conditions-LIVE WEBINAR-Four Sessions

Course Faculty - Daniel Malone

Course Description - NEW! Live Webinar for Therapists. Four Sessions for 14 Contact Hours (1.4 CEUs)
October 26• October 28• November 2 • November 4, 2020
5:40 pm EST • 4:40 pm CST • 3:40 pm MST • 2:40 pm PST (US)
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, therapists across the continuum must be able to successfully rehabilitate this challenging population in addition to other patients with critical illness. Survivors of critical illness including COVID, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and other respiratory disorders (COPD, E-cigarette, or vaping product use-associated lung injury [EVALI]) present with Post Intensive Care Syndrome, PICS. This course will emphasize current best practice for patients with PICS and will discuss the pathophysiology, diagnostic testing, and medical management of these complex patients. 

October 26, 2020 - November 4, 2020LIVE WEBINAR
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NEW COURSE!

Don't Wait For Gait! Therapeutic Evaluation & Treatment of Pediatric Gait - LIVE WEBINAR - Three Sessions

Course Faculty - Liesa Ritchie-Persaud

Course Description - October 28,  November 2, November 4, 2020
5:40 pm EST • 4:40pm CST • 3:40pm MST• 2:40pm PST 
This course clearly explains the significant components of evaluation and treatment of pediatric gait, in a clinically relevant manner. Flaws of a “wait and see” approach will be discussed, while supporting proactive & preventive intervention with proposed methods for deliberate, realistic & effective intervention for pediatric gait.

October 28, 2020 - November 4, 2020LIVE WEBINAR
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NEW COURSE!

Functional Strengthening and Fitness Interventions for Children with Developmental Disabilities-LIVE WEBINAR-Four Sessions

Course Faculty - Maria Fragala-Pinkham, Maggie O'Neil

Course Description - NEW! Live Webinar for Pediatric Therapists. Complete all four sessions for 14 Contact Hours (1.4 CEUs)
November 2, 4, 9, 11, 2020
5:40 pm EST •  4:40 pm CST •  3:40 pm MST •  2:40 pm PST (US)
Designing effective intervention programs to improve strength, endurance and function in school-aged children aged 5-21 years with disabilities can be challenging. This course will help clinicians evaluate fitness and function, set realistic goals, prioritize treatment and implement successful programs for children with developmental disabilities such as cerebral palsy, genetic conditions, autism, and developmental coordination disorder.

November 2, 2020 - November 11, 2020LIVE WEBINAR
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Tools and Strategies for Developmental Care of Special Populations in the NICU - LIVE WEBINAR - 4 Sessions

Course Faculty - Lisa Kleinz

Course Description - A problem-based course addressing very low birthweight babies, small baby teams, NAS, and the long-term NICU infant
NEW! Live Webinar for Therapists. Complete all 4 Sessions for 14 Contact Hours (1.4 CEUs)
November 4 • November 11 • November 18 • December 2, 2020
5:40 pm EST • 4:40 pm CST • 3:40 pm MST • 2:40 pm PST (US)
This beginner-intermediate course will focus on developmental care and therapeutic interventions in the NICU. It will focus on the infant’s experience in the NICU, and how the neonatal therapist can best support these infants from the beginning.

November 4, 2020 - December 2, 2020LIVE WEBINAR
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NEW COURSE!

Baby Beats and Breaths: Therapeutic Interventions for the Premature Infant with Cardiopulmonary Compromise- LIVE WEBINAR-Two Sessions

Course Faculty - Holly Schifsky

Course Description - NEW! Live Webinar for Pediatric Therapists. Complete both sessions for 14.5 Contact Hours (1.45 CEUs)
November 7-8, 2020
9:40 am EST • 8:40 am CST • 7:40 am MST• 6:40 am PST (US)
Participant Requirements for the course: In order to maximize the learning experience during lab time, each participant needs to bring a soft body doll. The ideal size would be 10-15”, but any soft body doll will work.
Learn advanced critical reasoning skills and movement analysis skills (via lab time and video presentations) to assess breathing patterns, facilitation techniques to support trunk development, positioning strategies to support chest wall development, and feeding techniques to maximize postural control.

November 7, 2020 - November 8, 2020LIVE WEBINAR
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Vestibular Rehabilitation: Evaluation and Management of Individuals with Dizziness and Balance Disorders - LIVE WEBINAR- Two Sessions

Course Faculty - Richard Clendaniel

Course Description - Live Webinar for Therapists. Complete Both Sessions for 12 Contact Hours (1.2 CEUs)
Saturday, November 7, 2020 10:30am-5:00pm EST (US)
Sunday, November 8, 2020 10:30am -5:00pm EST (US)
Learn effective, comprehensive, and evidence-based treatment and evaluation of the number one reason individuals over the age of 70 seek medical attention: Dizziness.

November 7, 2020 10:30 AM - November 8, 2020LIVE WEBINAR
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NEW COURSE!

Mechanical Ventilation, Artificial Airways & ICU Monitoring Equipment: Rehabilitation Considerations- LIVE WEBINAR-One Session

Course Faculty - Daniel Malone

Course Description - NEW! Live Webinar for Therapists. One Session for 3.5 Contact Hours (.35 CEUs)
November 9, 2020 
5:40 pm EST • 4:40 pm CST • 3:40 pm MST • 2:40 pm PST (US)
This course discusses common laboratory values, catheters, airways, and physiologic monitoring equipment used in the intensive care unit. This course will emphasize “what” to monitor and how to interpret and apply the “data” into an efficacious plan of care that promotes the safe and progressive rehabilitation of the critically ill patient.    

November 9, 2020LIVE WEBINAR
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NEW COURSE!

Improving Outcomes in Patients Post Stroke: An Evidence Based Approach Through the Continuum of Care - LIVE WEBINAR

Course Faculty - Heather Hayes

Course Description - NEW! Live Webinar for Therapists. Complete all four sessions for 15 Contact Hours (1.5 CEUs)
November 9 • November 10 • November 16 • November 17, 2020
5:40 pm EST • 4:40 pm CT • 3:40 pm MST • 2:40 pm PT (US)
Learn and integrate current evidence-based recommendations in the areas of upper extremity management, gait training, balance and falls, and strength and cardiovascular training including principles of intensity.

November 9, 2020 6:00 PM - November 17, 2020LIVE WEBINAR
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NEW COURSE!

Advanced Practice for the Complex Neonate: Strategies for Success in the NICU, PICU and SICU-LIVE WEBINAR-Two Sessions

Course Faculty - AJ Lee

Course Description - NEW! Live Webinar for Therapists.
Complete Both Sessions for 13 Contact Hours (1.3 CEUs)
Saturday, November 14, 2020 10:00am-6:00pm EST
Saturday, November 21, 2020 10:00am-5:00pm EST
Learn how to treat the complex neonate using a neuroprotective framework in this interactive and engaging course

November 14, 2020 10:00 AM - November 21, 2020LIVE WEBINAR
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NEW COURSE!

ICU and Acute Care Update-LIVE WEBINAR-Two Sessions

Course Faculty - Chris Wells

Course Description - NEW! Live Webinar for Therapists.
Complete both Sessions for 13.5 Contact Hours (1.35 CEUs)
November 14-15, 2020 
9:40 am EST • 8:40 am CST • 7:40 am MST • 6:40 am PST (US)
Learn the evidence-based fundamentals and essentials of ICU rehab from mechanical ventilation and early mobilization, to functional assessments and treatments.

November 14, 2020 - November 15, 2020LIVE WEBINAR
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NEW COURSE!

Contemporary Thoughts on Treating the Child with Hypotonia-LIVE WEBINAR-Three Sessions

Course Faculty - Colleen Carey

Course Description - NEW! Live Webinar for Pediatric Therapists. Complete All Three Sessions for 10.5 Contact Hours (1.05 CEUs)
Monday, November 16, 2020 from 5:45pm - 9:30 pm EST
Monday, November 23, 2020 from 5:45pm - 9:30 pm EST
Monday, November 30, 2020 from 5:45pm - 9:30 pm EST
This workshop, focuses on using the NDT Practice Model in treating the child with hypotonia. Specific strategies to improve motor control in this population will be presented. Treatment strategies based on the common impairments of the sensorimotor system in this population will be demonstrated.

November 16, 2020 5:45 PM - November 30, 2020 9:30 PMLIVE WEBINAR
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NEW COURSE!

Intervention in the NICU: A Neurodevelopmental Approach-LIVE WEBINAR-Two Sessions

Course Faculty - Roberta Gatlin

Course Description - New! LIVE Webinar - Complete both sessions for 15.5 Hours (1.55 CEUs)
November 21 – 22, 2020
9:40 am EST •  8:40 am CT • 7:40 am MST •  6:40 am PT (US) 
A hands-on course designed to increase the NICU therapist’s knowledge through evidenced-based assessments and interventions.

November 21, 2020 - November 22, 2020LIVE WEBINAR
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BPPV: A Comprehensive Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment - Live Webinar - Two Sessions

Course Faculty - Kim Fox

Course Description - November 21 • November 22, 2020
8:40 am EST •  7:40 am CT •  6:40 am MST •  5:40 am PT (US)
Participants will dive into the depths of BPPV to gain a better understanding of typical and atypical forms of BPPV, and learn to effectively, efficiently, and properly diagnose and treat patients. Participants will use evidence-based treatment and learn additional vestibular and non-vestibular basics to understand when signs and symptoms and not consistent with BPPV.

November 21, 2020 - November 22, 2020LIVE WEBINAR
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NEW COURSE!

The Core of it All:  It’s more than just abdominals-LIVE WEBINAR-Four Sessions

Course Faculty - Suzanne Davis Bombria

Course Description - New! Live Webinar for Therapists. Complete all 4 Sessions for 11.5 Contact Hours (1.15 CEUs)
November 30 • December 2 • December 7 • December 9, 2020
6:40 pm EST • 5:40 pm CST • 4:40 pm MST • 3:40 pm PST (US)
We hear about ‘the core’ all of the time, but it is so much more than just the abdominals! Treating children, whether they are high functioning or have more complex issues, requires a thorough understanding of the muscles that provide core stability. An evidence-based, multi-system approach is taken to examine and devise effective intervention strategies that are immediately applicable to a variety of pediatric populations.

November 30, 2020 - December 9, 2020LIVE WEBINAR
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December 2020

Tools and Strategies for Developmental Care of Special Populations in the NICU - LIVE WEBINAR - 4 Sessions

Course Faculty - Lisa Kleinz

Course Description - A problem-based course addressing very low birthweight babies, small baby teams, NAS, and the long-term NICU infant
NEW! Live Webinar for Therapists. Complete all 4 Sessions for 14 Contact Hours (1.4 CEUs)
November 4 • November 11 • November 18 • December 2, 2020
5:40 pm EST • 4:40 pm CST • 3:40 pm MST • 2:40 pm PST (US)
This beginner-intermediate course will focus on developmental care and therapeutic interventions in the NICU. It will focus on the infant’s experience in the NICU, and how the neonatal therapist can best support these infants from the beginning.

November 4, 2020 - December 2, 2020LIVE WEBINAR
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NEW COURSE!

The Core of it All:  It’s more than just abdominals-LIVE WEBINAR-Four Sessions

Course Faculty - Suzanne Davis Bombria

Course Description - New! Live Webinar for Therapists. Complete all 4 Sessions for 11.5 Contact Hours (1.15 CEUs)
November 30 • December 2 • December 7 • December 9, 2020
6:40 pm EST • 5:40 pm CST • 4:40 pm MST • 3:40 pm PST (US)
We hear about ‘the core’ all of the time, but it is so much more than just the abdominals! Treating children, whether they are high functioning or have more complex issues, requires a thorough understanding of the muscles that provide core stability. An evidence-based, multi-system approach is taken to examine and devise effective intervention strategies that are immediately applicable to a variety of pediatric populations.

November 30, 2020 - December 9, 2020LIVE WEBINAR
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NEW COURSE!

Functional Cognitive Intervention and Acute Care: From ICU to Acute Rehab-LIVE WEBINAR-One Session

Course Faculty - Joan Toglia, Chelsea Steinberg

Course Description - NEW! Live Webinar for Therapists. One Session for 3 Contact Hours (.3 CEUs)
Thursday, December 3, 2020; 5:40 pm EST •  4:40 pm CT •  2:40 pm MST •  1:40 pm PT (US)
This course will provide therapists with assessment and intervention strategies to promote optimal functional cognitive recovery and outcomes in the ICU and acute care setting.

December 3, 2020LIVE WEBINAR
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NEW COURSE!

Torticollis: Assessment & Treatment of Infants & Children-“Impact on the Movement System of Infants & Beyond” LIVE WEBINAR-Two Sessions

Course Faculty - Cindy Miles

Course Description - NEW! Live Webinar for Therapists. Four Sessions for 14 Contact Hours (1.4 CEUs)
December 4 • December 5, 2020
9:40 am EST • 8:40 am CST • 7:40 am MST • 6:40 am PST (US)
This dynamic evolving course will concentrate on progressive, effective evaluation and treatment schemes for infants and young children with a diagnosis of torticollis, including challenging cases. The course is designed to provide therapists with current research and recommendations pertaining to the implications of torticollis, sleep posture and increased use of positional devices on infant postural and motor development.

December 4, 2020 - December 5, 2020LIVE WEBINAR
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NEW COURSE!

Challenges and Solutions for Infants and Children with Complex Feeding and Swallowing Disorders-LIVE WEBINAR-Two Sessions

Course Faculty - Joan Arvedson

Course Description - NEW! Live Webinar for Pediatric Therapists. Complete Both Sessions for 14 Contact Hours (1.4 CEUs)
Saturday, December 5, 2020 9:00am - 5:30pm EST
Sunday, December 6, 2020 9:00am - 5:00pm EST
Learn to treat children’s complex feeding challenges in a variety of settings including NICU, schools, and rehabilitation clinics.

December 5, 2020 9:00 AM - December 6, 2020LIVE WEBINAR
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NEW COURSE!

Vestibular Rehabilitation: Advanced-LIVE WEBINAR-Two Sessions

Course Faculty - Richard Clendaniel

Course Description - NEW! Live Webinar for Therapists.
Complete Both Sessions for 12 Contact Hours (1.2 CEUs)
December 5-6, 2020
10:10 am EST • 9:10 am CST • 8:10 am MST• 7:10 am PST (US)
The course will focus on the assessment and treatment of patients with vertigo and dysequilibrium from unusual vestibular causes. The course is designed for clinicians (PT & OT) with prior vestibular rehabilitation course work and clinical experience.

December 5, 2020 - December 6, 2020LIVE WEBINAR
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Amputee Rehabilitation: Evidence-Based Strategies Across the Continuum of Care-LIVE WEBINAR-Two Sessions

Course Faculty - Inger Brueckner

Course Description - NEW! Live Webinar for Therapists.
Complete both Sessions for 14 Contact Hours (1.4 CEUs)
December 5-6, 2020
9:40 am EST • 8:40 am CST • 7:40 am MST • 6:40 am PST (US)
Learn the latest research, technology, and post-operative treatments to elicit the best outcomes for patients with amputations.

December 5, 2020 - December 6, 2020LIVE WEBINAR
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NEW COURSE!

Plagiocephaly: Assessment & Treatment of Infants & Toddlers-LIVE WEBINAR-One Session

Course Faculty - Cindy Miles

Course Description - NEW! Live Webinar for Therapists. One Session for 4 Contact Hours (.4 CEUs)
December 7, 2020 
5:40 pm EST • 4:40 pm CST • 3:40 pm MST • 2:40 pm PST (US)
The presentation will provide evidence-based clinical pathways for management of infant head shape. Differential diagnosis that may lead to head shape differences will be explored.

December 7, 2020LIVE WEBINAR
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Primitive Reflexes: Strategies to Promote Integration - Strengthening Foundational Skills - LIVE WEBINAR - 3 Sessions

Course Faculty - Janine Wiskind

Course Description - NEW! Live Webinar for Pediatric Therapists. Complete all 3 Sessions for 10.5 Contact Hours (1.05 CEUs)
December 7, 9, 14 2020
5:40 pm EST • 4:40 pm CST • 3:40 pm MST • 2:40 pm PST (US)
Hone your skills in the evaluation and treatment of primitive reflexes through interactive labs and case studies by utilizing a functional and play-based approach.

December 7, 2020 - December 14, 2020LIVE WEBINAR
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Baby Beats and Breaths: Therapeutic Interventions for the Premature Infant with Cardiopulmonary Compromise - LIVE WEBINAR - THREE SESSIONS

Course Faculty - Holly Schifsky

Course Description - December 9  • December 11, 2020
5:40 pm EST • 4:40 pm CST • 3:40 pm MST • 2:40 pm PST (US)
December 12, 2020
9:40 am EST • 8:40 am CST • 7:40 am MST • 6:40 am PST (US)
Live Webinar for Pediatric Therapists. Complete all three Sessions for 14.5 Contact Hours (1.45 CEUs)
Participant Requirements for the course: In order to maximize the learning experience during lab time, each participant needs to bring a soft body doll. The ideal size would be 10-15”, but any soft body doll will work.
Learn advanced critical reasoning skills and movement analysis skills (via lab time and video presentations) to assess breathing patterns, facilitation techniques to support trunk development, positioning strategies to support chest wall development, and feeding techniques to maximize postural control.

December 9, 2020 - October 21, 2020LIVE WEBINAR
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Therapeutic Evaluation and Treatment of Toe Walking (Pediatric Equinus Gait) - LIVE WEBINAR-TWO SESSIONS

Course Faculty - Liesa Ritchie-Persaud

Course Description - NEW! Live Webinar for Therapists. Complete all 3 Sessions for 9.5 Contact Hours (.95 CEUs)
December 9 • December 16, 2020
10:40 am EST • 9:40 am CT • 8:40 am MST • 7:40 am PT (US)
This evidence-based course helps clinicians develop interventions based on etiologies through comprehensive assessments of toe walking (pediatric equinus gait).

December 9, 2020 - December 16, 2020LIVE WEBINAR
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NEW COURSE!

Treatment Strategies for the Improvement of Oral, Pharyngeal, Feeding/Swallowing, and Respiratory Coordination Function: The Child with Neuromuscular Involvement - LIVE WEBINAR - Two Sessions

Course Faculty - Rona Alexander

Course Description - NEW! Live Webinar for Therapists.
Complete both sessions for 13 Contact Hours (1.3 CEUs)
December 11-12 2020
9:10 am EST • 8:10 am CST • 7:10 am MST• 6:10 am PST (US)
Learn clinically relevant assessment and treatment strategies for children with neuromuscular impairments and feeding, swallowing, and respiratory challenges.

December 11, 2020 - December 12, 2020LIVE WEBINAR
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