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Digital Seminar

Advancing Pediatric Function Through Neuroplasticity


Faculty:
Karen Pryor
Duration:
1 Hour 23 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright :
Aug 03, 2017
Product Code:
POS020659
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

We are now using the word neuroplasticity to describe the way we can modify brain connections to change how the body works.This lecture offers a journey through the nervous system and neuroanatomy, exploring how the brain can change tone, movement and key sensory functions. Throughout the sessions, we'll examine how the brain connects and adds new connections in relation to exercises that make progressive therapy fun, fast, and rewarding

Credits


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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

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Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards


Florida Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy. Provider Number #50-399. This course qualifies for 1.3 self-study continuing education credits.


Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This self-study course consists of 1.25 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists. CE requirements for physical therapists vary by state/jurisdiction. Please retain the certificate of completion that you receive and use as proof of completion when required.


California Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers. This self-study lecture qualifies for 1.25 continuing competency hours.


Illinois Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270. This self-study course qualifies for 1.0 CE credit hours.


New York Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department, State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider for physical therapy and physical therapy assistant continuing education. This self-study course qualifies for 1.6 contact hours.


Texas Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This activity is provided by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #2106032TX and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. This activity will provide 1.25 CCUs. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.


Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 1.25 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.



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Faculty

Karen Pryor Related seminars and products: 4

PhD, PT, DPT


Karen Pryor, PhD, PT, DPT, has a doctorate in physical therapy and has practiced for 40 years in the field and author of Ten Fingers Ten Toes: Twenty Things Everyone Needs to Know. Dr. Pryor is the owner of Health Sphere Wellness Center an integrative therapy clinic in Nashville, Tennessee. Involved with early intervention in the birth-three population for over 35 years, she has developed neuroplasticity techniques that are used in a wide variety of settings, including homes, childcare centers, and school systems, to advance pediatric therapy programs.

Dr. Pryor serves on several boards, including the Leadership Interagency Council for Early Intervention, (2014-2019), a position to which she was appointed by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam. In 2010, she received the President’s Volunteer Service Award for her contributions to the advanced treatment of children from President Barack Obama. In addition to her work with children, Dr. Pryor has served as an adjunct professor at the Tennessee State University Occupational Therapy School, and in the Volunteer State Community College Physical Therapy Assistant program.

She is a clinical instructor for several universities and colleges. With her years of experience and passion for complete wellness, Dr. Pryor advances a more expansive view of how to integrate therapy throughout the lifespan by using neuroplasticity techniques.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Karen Pryor is owner of Health Sphere Wellness Center. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Karen Pryor serves on the Leadership Interagency Council for Early Intervention board.


Additional Info

Program Information

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


Target Audience

Athletic Trainers, Occupational Therapy, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapy, Physical Therapy Assistants

Objectives

  1. Define neuroplasticity as it relates to the pediatric population
  2. Describe diagnoses & related potential for rewiring around damage with challenges & treatments
  3. Describe strategies for incorporating neuroplasticity in treatments of the pediatric population
  4. Survey neuroplasticity techniques that can be easily utilized in the clinic, home or school setting the next day

Outline

Neuroplasticity as it relates to the Pediatric Population
  • Brain development
  • Period of optimal change
  • Stimulation of change through sensation
Diagnosis, Challenges and Treatments
  • Routes for potential neural pathway changes
  • Tone - restrictions in development and how neuroplasticity can change potential
  • Learned non-use versus use
  • Case studies
Application of Neuroplasticity Techniques
  • What can be done with the child’s environment to enhance development
  • How to reinforce daily practice by caregivers

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