Dr. Krista Eskay is a paediatric physical therapist and researcher
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Infants born before 37 weeks gestation are considered preterm. Premature birth can have various consequences, including motor delays and / or disabilities. Due to their early birth, these infants require increased time to develop and reach motor milestones. This course will detail terminology for preterm babies. It will also describe primitive and tonic reflexes and righting reactions as infants move through their developmental stages.
This course aims to describe infant terminology and primitive reflexes.
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.