Online Course
Paediatric Physiotherapy Programme
Gain the knowledge to work effectively with infant and child clients

24-27 hours





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Krista Eskay
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Dr. Krista Eskay is a paediatric physical therapist and researcher

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Paediatric physiotherapists work with children across their lifespan of infancy through adolescence. Physiotherapists can help children with illnesses, injuries or conditions that limit their ability to move or function in their daily life.  Having a thorough understanding of paediatric musculoskeletal and neurological development and timelines is critical to working with this population. This programme of courses will take you through stages of infant and childhood development and assessment and movement analysis.  The programme will followed by a programme on paediatric conditions.


This programme aims to educate the physiotherapy clinician on infant and child development and provide an understanding of common paediatric conditions and paediatric assessments


This programme will cover the following topics:

  1. Introduction to Paediatric Physiotherapy
  2. ICF Model and Goal Writing in Paediatrics
  3. Motor Development Principles
  4. Foetal Motor Development
  5. Infant Motor and Cognitive Development
  6. Gross Motor Milestones in Infants 0-14 Months
  7. Advanced Gross Motor Skills in Children
  8. Infant Terminology and Reflexes
  9. Prematurity and High-Risk Infants
  10. Neonatal Physiotherapy Assessment
  11. Neonatal Physiotherapy Intervention
  12. Paediatric Bone Development
  13. Paediatric Musculoskeletal Development
  14. Functional Movement Analysis and Paediatric Assessment

Target audience

This programme 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.


Availability - this course is online and can be completed on your own schedule.

Hours of Learning - No deadlines are applied to this course and it can be started and completed in your own time according to your personal schedule. We expect the required elements to take around 24-27 hours depending on your schedule and learning style. Additionally there are many optional resources provided and if you choose to review these the course could take longer to complete.

Types of Activities - Watching videos, reading, a final quiz and participating in an international discussion forum.

Certificates - At the end of the course, when you have completed all of the required elements, you will be able to download a certificate of completion and 24.6 Plus points will be added to your personalised learning dashboard.

Requirements to complete this course

In order to complete this programme of courses and receive a course completion certificate plus CEUs/CCUs/CPD points you will need to:

  1. Respect the Plus Community Culture.
  2. Log all the required learning activities as complete (represented by the orange icons!).
  3. Actively and appropriately participate in the course discussions.
  4. Complete each of the required courses
  5. Submit a written assignment that passes the assessment criteria.
  6. Complete a course evaluation form.

Instructor financial and non-financial disclosures

No relevant relationships disclosed by instructor.


For special needs or accommodations please contact us with details of how we can meet your needs.