This engaging and practical online course teaches practitioners to assess toe walking through a holistic view of the child, including biomechanics and sensory processing, to develop a systematic approach to devise an effective treatment plan. This course will change how you think about and treat children with equinus gait.
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This engaging and practical course teaches practitioners to assess toe walking through a holistic view of the child, including biomechanics and sensory processing, to develop a systematic approach to devise an effective treatment plan. This course will change how you think about and treat children with equinus gait.
Recorded live at Liesa Persaud’s course – three Dynamic Online Sessions:
Toe Walking: Utilizing the ACT (Assessment Criteria for Toe Walking) and Footwear Modification to Improve Outcomes
Toe Walking: The Role of Vision and Reflexes
Toe Walking: Red Flags for Referral and Intervention Strategies
This series 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.
Liesa M. Ritchie-Persaud, PT, DPT, PCS, CKTP is a licensed physical therapist with 30 years experience in the field of adult and pediatric therapy. Dr. Ritchie is a practicing physical therapist at Tulsa Sunshine Center in Oklahoma. Additionally, Liesa is owner of Know to Change, and has educated health care professionals, both nationally and internationally, in advanced treatment techniques, specialized practical training and consultative services. She has worked in a variety of settings, including private pediatric and adult clinics, schools, private homes, hospitals and long-term care facilities. Dr. Ritchie is a Credentialed Clinical Instructor and also taught human anatomy, physiology and nutrition at Tulsa Community College. She received her Associate’s Degree in 1993 from Tulsa Junior College and worked as a physical therapist assistant while completing her Bachelor of Science Degree in Organizational Leadership from Southern Nazarene University in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Dr. Ritchie earned her Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Findlay in Findlay, Ohio in 2003 and continued to expand her expertise in the field. She received her post-graduate Doctorate from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions and is a Board Certified Specialist in Pediatric Physical Therapy. In 2007, Dr. Ritchie served as Treasurer for the Oklahoma Physical Therapy Association and has been a member of the Oklahoma Foundation for Physical Therapy since 2004.
Liesa’s passion for helping others extends into her private life. She has volunteered as a Call Rape Advocate, Salvation Army Volunteer, and was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police Auxiliary.
Her other passion, travel, has led her to teach & treat overseas in Australia, New Zealand, Turkey, the Arab Emirates & Mexico, in addition to organizing & participating in mission work in Mexico, Ukraine & Palestine.
Liesa’s wide range of clinical experience, organizational leadership, and proficient teaching skills make her an exciting and compelling instructor.
Once you purchase an online course you will have access to the course materials. If you have purchased this course, please ensure you have logged in to your account in order to take the exam.
Once you purhcase an online course, you will have the opportunity to take an exam to test your retention of the material. If you have purchased this course, please ensure you have logged in to your account in order to take the exam. The exam must be completed with a pass rate of 80% or more in order to receive your certificate of attendance.
This series is offered for 7 Contact Hours, 0.7 CEUs (Intermediate Level).
Physical Therapy License #______. Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants: Education Resources, Inc. is an approved provider of CEUs in NY & IL for 8.4 contact hours (.84 CEUs) and CA, KY, NC & TX for 7 contact hours (.7 CEUs). Continuing Education Hours for disciplines not listed below: 7 contact hours (0.7 CEUs).
Approved for FL OT's for 8 continuing education hours - CE Broker # 20-700632
Approved by the Kentucky Physical Therapy Association for 7 Category 1 contact hour(s). Expiration Date: 3/6/21. Approval # CS64-2010-KPTA. Course meets the basic criteria of the MD Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for .7 CEU's. MN Board-approved Course Approval #3231 for 6.5 CE Hours. Approval #_____ by the NJ State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for _____ CEC's. This course has been approved by the Nevada State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for .7 units of continuing education. Approved by the NM Board of Physical Therapy for .8 CEUs. Approved by Oklahoma State Board of PT course #_______ for ______ CEUs, Category A.
Approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association #3043 for 7 contact hours - Intermediate Level Occupational Therapy Process: assessment, intervention. NBCOT Professional Development for 8.75 PDUs. The Illinois Early Intervention Training Program has approved this event for 7 hours of EI credential credit in the area of Intervention.
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