Upcoming Medical Conferences in SmyrnaSearch Criteria : United States of America Smyrna
Mar 14 - 15, 2020 | Contact Hours 18.60 | USD $435 | Smyrna, Tennessee
Intervention in the NICU: A Neurodevelopmental Approach is organized by Education Resources, Inc. (ERI) and will be held from Mar 14 - 15, 2020 at TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center, Smyrna, Tennessee, 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. CEU Details: • This course meets the criteria for 15.5 hours (1.55 CEUs). Application has been made to the TN Physical Therapy Association and the NJ Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. The PA State Board of Physical Therapy accept other state board's approvals. • Approved provider by the NY State Board of Physical Therapy for 18.6 contact hours. • Approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association #3043, for 15.5 contact hours - Intermediate • Level Occupational Therapy Process: assessment, intervention. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products or clinical procedures by AOTA. • This course is offered for up to 1.55 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area). • NBCOT professional development provider-15.5 PDUs. • This course meets the criteria for 15.5 hours that can be applied toward the NTNCB Neonatal Therapy Certification Description: This intensive lab and evidence-based course arms NICU therapists with the latest information to inform best-practices in evaluation and treatment. Learn the theory behind standardized neurodevelopmental assessments and participate in labs to inform therapeutic interventions including handling, positioning, massage, and facilitated motor activity. 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. 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 post conceptual 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 followup care of an infant and family/caregiver after discharge from the NICU.