Practical Upper Extremity Botulinum toxin-A – Zurich 2018

CHF310.00

17 SEATS LEFT

Event Date:
Start: June 2, 2018 , 8:45 am
End: June 2, 2018 , 5:00 pm

Event Location:
Kinderspital Zürich - Eleonorenstiftung,
Steinwiesstrasse 75, 8032 Zürich

Description

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Primarily using live case studies and video-based case studies prepared by course participants, this 1-day practical training course will focus on assessment and intervention planning for the use Botulinum toxin-A (BoNT-A) as an adjunct to upper limb rehabilitation in children with neurological impairment.

This will improve participants ability to make sense of who, why and when to consider the use BoNT-A as an adjunct to evidence-based upper limb intervention. Detailed course notes and reference material will be provided.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

By undertaking this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Consolidate knowledge of the latest concepts and terminology for muscle overactivity following brain injury in children.
  2. Consolidate knowledge of applied upper limb anatomy and the impact of muscle overactivity on posture and movement.
  3. Gain confidence in the identification and assessment of children who may benefit from upper limb BoNT-A.
  4. Gain confidence for the recommendation of specific upper limb muscles for injection of BoNT-A.
  5. Consolidate knowledge about the aims of upper limb BoNT-A injection in children (function and symptom management).

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Occupational therapists, Physiotherapists, Physicians

WHAT’S INCLUDED

Registration includes a course manual, access to electronic copies of course references and morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea on the teaching days.

COURSE PREREQUISITES

While it is preferable that participants have previously attended the CPteaching “Botulinum toxin-A as an Adjunct to Paediatric Upper Extremity Rehabilitation” course, this is not a mandatory requirement.

COURSE PREPARATION

Using a CPteaching video and paper-based proforma, participants will be required to prepare a case study prior to the course and be prepared to present this case to other course participants.

GENERAL COURSE ENQUIRIES

For more information on course content or if you have any questions about booking a place on this course, please contact admin@cpteaching.com

LOCAL HOST AND LOCAL COURSE ENQUIRIES

Bärbel Rückriem, Ergotherapeutin, Leiterin Stationäre Ergotherapie, Rehabilitationszentrum für Kinder und Jugendliche Kinderspital Zürich – Eleonorenstiftung: Baerbel.Rueckriem@kispi.uzh.ch

COURSE REGISTRATION CLOSING DATE

Friday 30th March 2018.

17 SEATS LEFT

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