Dr. Krista Eskay is a paediatric physical therapist and researcher
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Physiotherapists working with children 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 four conditions, focusing on diagnosis, assessment, intervention and complications. The four conditions in this course are Down Syndrome, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, osteogenesis imperfecta, and arthrogryposis multiplex congenita.
This course aims to describe the diagnosis, management, and complications of four 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.