Cerebral palsy: evidence informed decision making
Institution Code H36
16 January 2013
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More about the course
Who should attend this course?
This Cerebral palsy – evidence informed decision making course is designed for all health professionals who work with children with cerebral palsy.
You should be a qualified healthcare professional with experience of practice that involves the assessment and management of children with neurological impairment.
It can be taken as a standalone day or as part of the neuro short course series.
In this Cerebral palsy – evidence informed decision making course, you review and explore the current evidence base that relates to and guides decision making when dealing with the rehabilitation and management of infants and children with cerebral palsy.
It gives you an overview of the current understanding of normal nervous system development and maturation, as well as to the condition itself.
You also consider the evidence relating to the physical rehabilitation and management of children from infancy through to early adulthood.
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How does this course map the NHS KSF?
This Cerebral palsy – evidence informed decision making course contributes to the development of knowledge and understanding for:
- Core dimensions 1, 2, 5
- Health and Wellbeing 4, 5, 6, 7
- General 1, 2
Where is the course taught and by whom?
The Cerebral palsy – evidence informed decision making course is facilitated by Louise FitzPatrick MSc, MSCP. Louise is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Hertfordshire.
Her areas of teaching include motor control, motor learning and the neuroscience of human movement, with concepts considered and applied to both normals and infants/children/young adults with dysfunction either primarily to their nervous system or to other body systems.
The Cerebral palsy – evidence informed decision making course takes place at the University of Hertfordshire, College Lane Campus, Hatfield.