For 30 years, ERI has provided exceptional, life-changing learning for therapists by therapists. We have brought together a community of therapists to share treatments and practices and to lift each other up both personally and professionally. Now, in these unprecedented times, we are pleased to have the opportunity to continue to support our community with a special offer: Register for ERI’s newest online course, “Assessment and Treatment of Infants and Children” now through April 7, 2020, and save $75 off the cost of registration. Click HERE to register for the course and use promo code ERITORT at checkout.
Taught by ERI Faculty Member Cindy Miles, PT, Ph.D., PCS, NDT, who is the President of the APPT, this course was recorded live at an in-person conference. Since the “Back to Sleep Campaign,” Torticollis has become one of the top reasons for infant referrals to OTs and PTs, much more so than hip dysplasia. The course is full of case studies and interactive at-home labs that teach effective assessment and treatment. Cindy is a leading expert on torticollis and plagiocephaly and teaches the course through five dynamic sessions:
Session A: Etiology and Implications for Development – The first of a five-part series details the background of torticollis including classifications, global effects of torticollis on the child, rising rates of the diagnosis, and indications for prevention.
Session B: Anatomy of Torticollis, its Effect on the Whole Child, and Differential Diagnosis – Find out how the anatomy of torticollis affects gross, fine and ocular motor development, as well as commonly related diagnoses.
Session C: Motor Development and Assessment Tools – This interactive online session provides at-home practice opportunities to improve your practice and clinical reasoning skills for assessment and treatment of the child with torticollis.
Session D: Treatment: Creative Stretching, Strengthening, and Functional Play – Learn creative stretching, strengthening and functional play activities as well as how to improve parent involvement and home program follow through.
Session E: Indications for Kinesiotaping, Mobilizations, and Surgery: Clinical Decision Making and Community Education – The last of five parts: you will learn prevention tools including helpful positioning devices for the NICU and home, indications for Botox and surgery, and kinesiotaping and mobilization principles that will help
This web-based course is easily accessible from your home or office computer and includes downloadable handouts. You’ll have access to this online course for an entire year so you can learn at your own pace and convenience. Upon completion of the course, you’ll earn 13.5 continuing education credits (click HERE for complete CEU details).
Click HERE to register for the course and use promo code ERITORT at checkout to save $75 off the cost of registration.
We know the importance of continuing your education and improving your practice – and now you can with ERI’s newest online course, “Torticollis: Assessment and Treatment of Infants and Children.” In these uncertain times, you can continue to count on ERI to help you continue to love what you do.