Online Course
An Overview of Paediatric Conditions Programme
Navigate common paediatric conditions with knowledge and care






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Krista Eskay
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Dr. Krista Eskay is a paediatric physical therapist and researcher

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Many conditions affect infants, children and young people. These conditions can impact the musculoskeletal or neurological systems and cause various impairments, developmental issues and functional limitations. Understanding these conditions is crucial for parents, caregivers, and healthcare professionals alike, as it allows for timely recognition, proper management, and improved outcomes for young patients. This programme walks rehabilitation professionals through 13 common paediatric conditions, highlighting evidence-based assessment and treatment options for optimal function.


This programme of courses aims to introduce evidence-based assessment and treatment techniques for 13 common paediatric conditions.


This programme will cover the following topics:

  1. Infantile Brachial Plexus Injury
  2. Torticollis and Plagiocephaly
  3. Paediatric Lower Extremity Torsional Conditions
  4. Paediatric Conditions - Down Syndrome, Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Osteogenesis Imperfecta and Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita
  5. Paediatric Conditions - Autism, Developmental Coordination Disorder, Spina Bifida, Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, Haemophilia
  6. Cerebral Palsy Aetiology and Pathology
  7. Cerebral Palsy General Assessment and Interventions
  8. Idiopathic Toe Walking

Target audience

This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.


Availability - this course is online and can be completed on your own schedule.

Hours of Learning - No deadlines are applied to this course and it can be started and completed in your own time according to your personal schedule. We expect the required elements to take around 24-26 depending on your schedule and learning style. Additionally there are many optional resources provided and if you choose to review these the course could take longer to complete.

Types of Activities - Watching videos, reading, a final quiz and participating in an international discussion forum.

Certificates - At the end of the course, when you have completed all of the required elements, you will be able to download a certificate of completion and 24 Plus points will be added to your personalised learning dashboard.

Requirements to complete this course

In order to complete this programme of courses and receive a course completion certificate plus CEUs/CCUs/CPD points you will need to:

  1. Respect the Plus Community Culture.
  2. Log all the required learning activities as complete (represented by the orange icons!).
  3. Actively and appropriately participate in the course discussions.
  4. Complete each of the required courses
  5. Submit a written assignment that passes the assessment criteria.
  6. Complete a course evaluation form.

Instructor financial and non-financial disclosures

No relevant relationships disclosed by instructor.


For special needs or accommodations please contact us with details of how we can meet your needs.