Dr. Krista Eskay is a paediatric physical therapist and researcher
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Paediatric physiotherapists help children with disabilities and impairments participate and engage in all aspects of life. They work in many settings, from hospitals to outpatient clinics, schools and more, to help children and their families achieve goals which are important to them. Paediatric physiotherapists usually work in a team alongside other health professionals. This team has the common goals of supporting the child and family and enhancing development.
This course aims to describe the role of the paediatric physiotherapist.
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 rehabilitation professionals, students and assistants including but not limited to Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Rehabilitation Doctors, Rehabilitation Nurses, Prosthetists, Orthotists, Psychologists, Audiologists, Dietetics, Social Workers. Community Health Workers, Nurses or Medical Doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.