Physical Therapy for Children, 4th Ed: Module 1

Physical Therapy for Children: Module 1
Physical Therapy for Children, 4th Ed: Module 1
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This course is offered in cooperation with Elsevier Science and utilizes the textbook, “Physical Therapy for Children, 4th edition” c2012 by Suzann K. Campbell, PT, PhD, FAPTA.

From the basics of pediatrics to clinical applications, this book presents evidence-based coverage of treatment information in a convenient and concise format. The textbook follows the practice pattern categories of the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice and focuses on the additional information you need to know when treating children.

Module 1 covers the management of musculoskeletal impairments in pediatrics including juvenile idiopathic arthritis, spinal conditions, congenital muscular torticollis, osteogenesis imperfecta, muscular dystrophy, limb deficiencies and amputations, sports injuries in children and more!

Module 2 covers the management of neurologic impairment in pediatrics including developmental coordination disorder, motor and intellectual disabilities, cerebral palsy, brachial plexus injuries, spinal cord injuries, myelodysplasia, traumatic brain injuries, brain tumors and more!

Module 3 covers the management of cardiopulmonary conditions including cystic fibrosis, asthma, thoracic surgery and children requiring long-term mechanical ventilation, the educational environment, the burn unit, the special care nursery and the transition to adulthood for youth with disabilities.

Course Length: 15.0 contact hours

Instructional Level: Intermediate

This package contains the required reading and test materials for Module 1 only.

Physical Therapy for Children, 4th Ed: Module 1

Course Goals: This course is intended to instruct the student through self-paced study on the management of musculoskeletal impairment disorders as they affect children.

Student Objectives:
At the end of this course, the student will be able to:

1. Identify 13 common clinical manifestations of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA)
2. Identify 3 different classifications of JRA by findings at time of onset
3. Identify the goals of pharmacologic therapy for JRA
4. Identify standardized instruments used to measure physical function in patients with JRA
5. Identify components that should be addressed in an evaluation of a patient with JRA
6. Identify the joint most often affected in oligo JRA
7. Identify gait impairments often seen in patients with JRA
8. Identify treatment goals for treating a patient with JRA
9. Identify treatment modalities that are appropriate for treating a patient with JRA
10. Identify guideline for range of motion and stretching when treating a patient with JRA
11. Identify the priorities of orthopedic surgery when treating a patient with JRA
12. Identify goals for patient with JRA in respect to self-care activities and identify appropriate adaptive equipment to help in achieving these goals
13. Identify beneficial and non-beneficial recreational activities for patients with JRA
14. Identify patterns of joint and soft tissue restrictions and clinical adaptation in JRA
15. Identify the most common form of scoliosis
16. Identify the most common type of thoracic curve seen in scoliosis
17. Identify the 2 major types of thoracic curvatures seen in scoliosis
18. Identify the etiology, incidence and pathophysiology of idiopathic scoliosis, congenital scoliosis and neuromuscular scoliosis
19. Identify orthotics and surgical interventions for the management of scoliosis
20. Identify the etiology and intervention of Scheuermann’s disease, kyphosis, lordosis and spondylolisthesis
21. Identify 5 types of spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis
22. Identify 4 subtypes of congenital muscular torticollis (CMT)
23. Identify the etiology, incidence and pathophysiology of CMT
24. Identify typical activity limitations in an infant with CMT
25. Identify 9 facial and cranial characteristics often observed in infants with CMT
26. Identify treatment interventions for an infant with CMT
27. Identify guidelines for orthotic intervention with children with CMT
28. Identify 3 characteristics of arthrogryposis multiplex congenital (AMC)
29. Identify the various and most common forms of AMC
30. Identify the physical limitations and deformities seen in infants with AMC
31. Identify the importance of positioning, range of motion and stretching patients with AMC
32. Identify goals and treatment considerations when treating a patient with AMC in the infancy period, preschool period, school-age period, adolescent period, and adulthood
33. Identify the different classifications of osteogenesis imperfects (OI) including their link to inheritance, fracture risk, and affect on stature, hearing and ambulation
34. Identify the common defect that results in OI
35. Identify typical physical disabilities of an infant with OI
36. Identify areas for assessment during an evaluation of an infant with OI
37. Identify 4 formal tests that are appropriate for use in evaluation of an infant with OI
38. Identify the importance of proper positioning of an infant with OI
39. Identify treatment goals and activities for a preschool child with OI
40. Identify treatment goals and activities for a school age and adolescent child with OI
41. Identify safe and appropriate recreational activities for a child with OI
42. Identify issues that may arise as a person with OI transitions into adulthood
43. Identify 14 things that should specifically be evaluated for a patient with muscular dystrophy (MD) or spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)
44. Identify 4 types of muscular dystrophy (MD) including their onset, link to inheritance and course of disease
45. Identify treatment interventions for the school-age child with DMD
46. Identify changes in a patient with DMD as they begin adolescence
47. Identify indications for surgical intervention for contractures with a DMD child
48. Identify the similarities and differences between DMD and Becker muscular dystrophy (BMD)
49. Identify 4 forms of congenital MD
50. Identify the most common adult-onset neuromuscular disease
51. Identify 3 classifications of spinal muscle atrophy
52. Identify impairments, activity limitations and participation restrictions for acute childhood spinal muscular atrophy, chronic childhood spinal muscular atrophy, juvenile-onset spinal muscular atrophy
53. Identify the Aitken classification of proximal femoral focal deficiency
54. Identify the leading causes of childhood traumatic amputations
55. Identify the most common primary malignant bone tumor in children and adolescents
56. Identify the difference between a Syme amputation and a Boyd procedure
57. Identify the term rotationplasty and 5 advantages of the procedure
58. Identify the difference success ratios for proximal limb replantation and distal limb replantation
59. Identify the 2 basic systems used with most upper limb prostheses
60. Identify 4 types of prosthetic feet
61. Identify therapy interventions for a child with a limb deficiency or an acquired amputation for children in the infancy and toddler period, preschool and school-age period, adolescent period and during their transition to adulthood
62. Identify the most common reason for elective referral of a child to an orthopedist.
63. Identify 4 topics to obtain information on from parents of a child with a chief complaint of in-toeing or out-toeing
64. Identify foot progression angle (FPA)
65. Identify the components that may contribute to in-toeing and out-toeing
66. Identify components and treatment for genu varum, genu valgum, flat feet, club feet and Blount’s disease
67. Identify etiology, examination results, and treatment strategies for hip dysplasia
68. Identify causes of limping in children
69. Identify the etiology of osteomyelitis, septic arthritis, transient synovitis, occult fractures, Kohler Syndrome, Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease, Sever Disease, slipped capital femoral epiphysis, Osgood-Schlatter Syndrome, osteochondritat dissecans, and tarsal coalition
70. Identify 5 purposes of a preparticipation examination
71. Identify methods for assessing body mass in children
72. Identify guidelines for pediatric weight training
73. Identify risk level for eye injury in sports and identify how to protect against such injuries appropriately
74. Identify risk factors for injury in the child athlete
75. Identify 3 types of musculoskeletal sport injuries with children
76. Identify the 3 grades of concussion severity
77. Identify guidelines for return to play after a concussion
78. Identify type of brain and cervical injuries, thoracic and lumbar spinal injuries shoulder injuries, elbow injuries wrist and hand injuries, pelvis and hip injuries knee injuries and ankle and foot injuries common to childhood sports

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