Dr. Krista Eskay is a paediatric physical therapist and researcher
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Physiotherapists working with the paediatric population need to be knowledgeable about many common childhood conditions. The role of the physiotherapist is to facilitate functional independence for the child. This course discusses a further five conditions, focusing on diagnosis, assessment, intervention and complications. The five conditions explored in this course are autism spectrum disorder, developmental coordination disorder, spina bifida, juvenile idiopathic arthritis and haemophilia.
This course aims to describe the diagnosis, management, and complications of five paediatric conditions.
This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:
- Reading activity
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.