APTA Pediatrics Education Hub

Knowledge-to-Action: Campbell’s Physical Therapy for Children - Pediatric Spinal Cord Injury Chapter 24 (Asynchronous Session 1, no book)

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This continuing education course is designed to help physical therapists implement evidence and content from Chapter 24-Spinal Cord Injury- into clinical practice. The chapter will be reviewed in detail so that the evidence and content lead to acquisition of new knowledge and clinical practice change. The asynchronous session is focused on general background and foreground information about Pediatric Spinal Cord Injury. All participants are required to complete this session and the knowledge assessment quiz.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Critically review Chapter 24
  • Effectively apply the information from Chapter 24 (Spinal Cord Injury) in Campbell’s Physical Therapy For Children, 6th edition:
  • Discuss background information related to this diagnosis
    • Pathophysiology
    • Medical Management including Diagnostic Criteria
    • Prognosis
  • Select and implement tests and measures at the impairment, activity, and participation levels for children with this diagnosis
  • Interpret results from the physical therapy examination, including tests/measures, to optimize clinical reasoning and outcomes for children and families
  • Select, implement, and evaluate effective interventions for children and families

Course Schedule

Session 1- On your own & must be completed prior to Session 2
2 hours   Online Asynchronous Background Lecture and Knowledge Assessment Knowledge assessment Quiz


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