Upcoming Medical Conferences in Johns CreekSearch Criteria : United States of America Johns Creek
Nov 01 - 02, 2019 | Contact Hours 15.50 | USD $450 | Johns Creek, Georgia
Intervention in the NICU: A Neurodevelopmental Approach Session 2 is organized by Education Resources, Inc. (ERI) and will be held from Nov 01 - 02, 2019 at Emory Johns Creek Hospital, Johns Creek, Georgia, United States of America. Target Audience: Because PT, OT and SLP practice in the NICU environment is not considered entry level by the AOTA, APTA and ASHA, it is advised that clinicians engage in continuing education courses and mentorships. This course is geared at an introductory to intermediate level. Credits: • Texas Physical Therapy Association accredited provider. This course meets the approval for type 2 CEUs by the TX Board of OT Examiners. • Approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association #3043, for 15.5 contact hours • NBCOT professional development provider-15.5 PDU's • This program has been submitted for approval of 15.5 clock hours of continuing education credit • This course is offered for up to 1.55 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area). • This course meets the criteria for 15.5 hours that can be applied toward the NTNCB Neonatal Therapy Certification Course Description: This course is designed to provide participants with evidence based research that will contribute to their development and implementation of best practices of therapeutic intervention programs within a NICU environment. This course is designed to provide the therapist currently practicing within a NICU setting the knowledge base to apply evidence based assessment, application and intervention services. Course Objectives: Following Completion of this course, participants will be able to: • Discuss the theoretical basis and the evidence based outcomes for therapeutic services in the NICU. • Identify common self-regulation signals and different state behaviors displayed by premature infants. • Discuss typical motor and sensory development observed in premature infants; 23-24 weeks gestational age to one-month-old postconceptual age. • Discuss the pathophysiology of common medical diagnoses found in the NICU, the outcome of these diagnoses and potential impact a therapeutic management/treatment intervention may have with the infant and family/caregiver. • Apply evidence-based research to clinical application for therapeutic evaluation, assessment and intervention in the NICU and after discharge. • Provide evidence-based recommendations of follow-up care of an infant and family/caregiver after discharge from the NICU.