The APCP PPIPS Committee are pleased to offer members the opportunity to attend 2 exciting courses with Liesa Ritchie-Persaud PT, DPT, PCS in 2022.
PLEASE NOTE: Both courses will be delivered as LIVE-STREAMED WEBINARS via Zoom and WILL NOT BE RECORDED
ABOUT THE COURSE TUTOR - Liesa Ritchie-Persaud PT, DPT, PCS
Liesa is a licensed physical therapist in the US with 30 years experience in the field of pediatric therapy. Dr Ritchie is a consulting physical therapist and the owner of Know to Change. She has educated health care professionals nationally and internationally in advanced treatment techniques and specialised practical training.
EARLY BIRD OFFER: Book both courses for just £200.00 (for bookings made before 21 January 2022)
Therapeutic Evaluation & Treatment of Toe Walking
23rd & 24th March 2022 (1.00pm - 7.15pm)
This course aims to teach therapists 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.
- Identify specific etiologies relevant to pediatric equinus gait
- Discuss etiology-specific & age-appropriate assessment & management strategies for this population
- Apply effective examination, evaluation, intervention and treatment strategies to toe walking in the pediatric population
- Design an effective & individualized treatment plan for the pediatric patient
- Explain the future consequences of incorrect intervention
The Treatment of Motor Issues in Children with Sensory Dysfunction
15th & 16th June 2022 (1.00pm - 7.00pm)
An in depth look at the significance of the vestibular, visual & proprioceptive systems to gross motor function, sensory based physical challenges, assessment of vestibular, visual & proprioceptive performance. To include video case analysis & group discussion. Formulating & implementing treatment and strategies to increase motor skills.
- Describe interdependent dynamics of sensory systems as they relate to gross motor function.
- Assess and identify specific areas of sensory dysfunction in pediatric clients who are referred to physical therapy for gross motor challenges.
- Apply skilled clinical reasoning in sensorimotor therapeutic interventions.
- Develop sensory-based strategies to increase postural control, strength, coordination, motor planning, stability & mobility.
- Explain evidence-based rationale for chosen therapeutic techniques to improve caregiver, team, and administrative communication and understanding.
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