Dr. Krista Eskay is a paediatric physical therapist and researcher
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Cerebral palsy (CP) is a neuromotor disorder caused by injury to the developing brain during the prenatal or neonatal periods. CP affects the development of posture, muscle tone and movement. Functional limitations may be caused by the original lesion or secondary conditions. There are many classifications of CP, and each type of CP presents and is treated differently. This course will review ways to diagnose and manage the various types of CP.
The aim of this course is to detail the various diagnostic tools used to assess cerebral palsy and the most evidence-based interventions in children.
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.