Courses

Upper Limb Orthoses (Splinting) Course – Sydney 2019

COURSE DESCRIPTION This 1.5-day training course will focus on the theory and practical application of customised, rigid, wrist/thumb/finger orthoses (splints) for the management of the upper limb in children with neurological impairment. The course will assist clinicians in understanding who, how, why and when to apply an orthosis as an intervention. Participants will also learn how to objectively evaluate treatment outcomes. Detailed course notes, materials used to construct orthoses and reference material will be provided.

Upper Limb Orthoses (Splinting) Course – Auckland 2019

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This 1.5 day training course will focus on the theory and practical application of customised, rigid, wrist/thumb/finger orthoses (splints) for the management of the upper limb in children with neurological impairment. The course will assist clinicians in understanding who, how, why and when to apply an orthosis as an intervention. Participants will also learn how to objectively evaluate treatment outcomes. Detailed course notes, materials used to construct orthoses and reference material will be provided.

Functional Hand Use in Hemiplegia – Vogtareuth, Germany 2019

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The 2-day practical and interactive training course, designed specifically for clinicians, will focus on the implementation of evidence-based interventions for children with unilateral cerebral palsy (CP). Using the latest evidence and knowledge from scientific literature, the course will assist clinicians in making sense of who, how, why and when to chose a particular upper limb intervention. The course will provide clinicians with the confidence and practical skills to implement interventions such as modified constraint-induced movement therapy, bimanual occupational therapy and goal-directed training. It will focus on practical considerations, such as the individual characteristics of the child (age, cognitive function, motivation) and the importance of environment and behaviour management to ensure the most effective outcomes. Participants will also learn how to objectively evaluate treatment. Detailed course notes and reference material will be provided.

Assisting Hand Assessment – Geelong 2019

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The Assisting Hand Assessment (AHA) is a Rasch-based instrument that measures and describes the effectiveness with which a child who has unilateral disability makes use of their affected hand (assisting hand) during bimanual activities. The AHA is a standardised criterion-referenced test that is valid, reliable and sensitive to change. The test is intended for children with unilateral cerebral palsy and brachial plexus injuries aged between 18 months and 18 years.

Functional Hand Use in Hemiplegia – Dublin 2019

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The 2-day practical and interactive training course, designed specifically for clinicians, will focus on the implementation of evidence-based interventions for children with unilateral cerebral palsy (CP). Using the latest evidence and knowledge from scientific literature, the course will assist clinicians in making sense of who, how, why and when to chose a particular upper limb intervention. The course will provide clinicians with the confidence and practical skills to implement interventions such as modified constraint-induced movement therapy, bimanual occupational therapy and goal-directed training. It will focus on practical considerations, such as the individual characteristics of the child (age, cognitive function, motivation) and the importance of environment and behaviour management to ensure the most effective outcomes. Participants will also learn how to objectively evaluate treatment. Detailed course notes and reference material will be provided.

Advanced Bimanual Therapy – Dublin 2019

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This comprehensive, practical and interactive 2-day training course, designed specifically for clinicians, will focus on the implementation of bimanual therapy for children with cerebral palsy (CP). Guided by theory and evidence, participants will gain insight into the mechanisms and essential ingredients for learning motor skills and how to drive neuroplasticity for long-term outcomes. A mix of formal presentations and small group work will provide participants with the confidence and practical skills to immediately apply evidence-based bimanual therapy in their clinical practice. Detailed course notes, resources and reference material will be provided.

Functional Hand Use in Hemiplegia – Canberra 2019

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The 2-day practical and interactive training course, designed specifically for clinicians, will focus on the implementation of evidence-based interventions for children with unilateral cerebral palsy (CP). Using the latest evidence and knowledge from scientific literature, the course will assist clinicians in making sense of who, how, why and when to chose a particular upper limb intervention. The course will provide clinicians with the confidence and practical skills to implement interventions such as modified constraint-induced movement therapy, bimanual occupational therapy and goal-directed training. It will focus on practical considerations, such as the individual characteristics of the child (age, cognitive function, motivation) and the importance of environment and behaviour management to ensure the most effective outcomes. Participants will also learn how to objectively evaluate treatment. Detailed course notes and reference material will be provided.

Advanced Bimanual Therapy – Newcastle 2019

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This comprehensive, practical and interactive 2-day training course, designed specifically for clinicians, will focus on the implementation of bimanual therapy for children with cerebral palsy (CP). Guided by theory and evidence, participants will gain insight into the mechanisms and essential ingredients for learning motor skills and how to drive neuroplasticity for long-term outcomes. A mix of formal presentations and small group work will provide participants with the confidence and practical skills to immediately apply evidence-based bimanual therapy in their clinical practice. Detailed course notes, resources and reference material will be provided.

Qatar Bundle

This option allows you to attend all the CPteaching courses being held at Sidra Medical, Qatar in September 2019. If you register for all three CPteaching courses from 20th to 24th September, you will receive a substantial discount with a total package fee of $780USD. This is a saving of $340USD. 

To take up this offer, please register for this bundle. There is no requirement to register for each course individually. 

COURSES INCLUDED IN PACKAGE PRICE

  1. Functional Hand Use in Hemiplegia – Qatar 2019 (Friday 20th and Saturday 21st September 2019)
  2. Advanced Bimanual Therapy – Qatar 2019 (Sunday 22nd and Monday 23rd September 2019)
  3. Botulinum toxin-A as an Adjunct to Paediatric Upper Extremity Rehabilitation – Qatar 2019 (Tuesday 24th September 2019)

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Occupational therapists, Physiotherapists, Physicians

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 ENQUIRIES

For information about course venue and local knowledge, please contact course host Nicola Doyle, Occupational Therapist, Sidra Medical at ndoyle@sidra.org

COURSE REGISTRATION

Please note, CPteaching has a strict policy of not holding places for courses. All registrations must be processed via the CPteaching website.

REGISTRATIONS CLOSE FRIDAY 26th July 2019

Advanced Bimanual Therapy – Qatar 2019

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This comprehensive, practical and interactive 2-day training course, designed specifically for clinicians, will focus on the implementation of bimanual therapy for children with cerebral palsy (CP). Guided by theory and evidence, participants will gain insight into the mechanisms and essential ingredients for learning motor skills and how to drive neuroplasticity for long-term outcomes. A mix of formal presentations and small group work will provide participants with the confidence and practical skills to immediately apply evidence-based bimanual therapy in their clinical practice. Detailed course notes, resources and reference material will be provided.