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CPD-Miserable Baby Part 4

  Date:  2020 date to be announced

  Venue: The London School of Osteopathy
  12 Grange Road, London S.E.1

  Times: 10am – 5.00pm (registration from 9.30am)

  Cost: £140.00

 

The Miserable Baby Part 4    Next course runs 2020


The Miserable Baby Part 4 

This is a ‘stand alone’ course – Miserable Baby Parts 1-4 can be attended in any order

THIS COURSE IS SUITABLE FOR OSTEOPATHS, CRANIOSACRAL THERAPISTS, CHIROPRACTORS & PHYSIOTHERAPISTS.

This course comes with time limited access (3 months) to portions of our Video ‘Infant Examination 0-6 Months.

VIEW TRAILER

Topics covered throughout the day:


Morning session

Infant Examination PART 1:

  • Introduction to examination & evaluation of the infant’s neuro-musculo-skeletal system
  • Cautions & contraindications
  • Assessment of nutrition and hydration
  • Observation of the skin & markings
  • Observation and assessment of respiration
  • Assessing level of alertness
  • Development of the eye & eye movements
  • Assessing muscle tone
  • Assessing posture & spontaneous movements
  • Neurological examinations – primitive reflexes, postural reflexes, deep tendon reflexes, cranial nerve evaluation

PART 2 of this lecture – Regional Examination – is covered in Miserable Baby Part 5


Afternoon session

Infant Dyschezia  (difficult/painful defecation) & Constipation in Children 

Intro to infant Dyschezia, and true constipation
Signs of digestive tract disorders in early life
When to refer – pathological reasons for constipation and lower GI tract disorders
PRACTICAL SESSION 1
Functional anatomy of lower digestive tract, pelvis, hip, sacrum & related neurology
Observation & examination of abdomen, hips, pelvis, sacrum and lumbar spine
Ishemia at splenic flexture
PRACTICAL SESSION 2
Colic, definition & possible causes
PRACTICAL SESSION 3
Process of defecation & defecation reflexes
Functional constipation in older children, encopresis
Constipation and allergies, diet, probiotics & behavioural problems
Medical approaches to functional constipation
PRACTICAL SESSION 4
Please wear loose and comfortable clothing. Full notes will be supplied during the lecture.

A 6.5 hour CPD certificate will be given at the end of the day.

This in an Intermediate Level workshop. To get the most out of this course you should:
  • Be able to take a Paediatric case history and understand your legal & professional requirements for treating infants.
  • Understand the basic physiological processes of birth and how this may effect cranial & body mechanics.
  • Have an understanding of the cranio-sacral approach (Sutherland, Upledger etc.) and indirect approaches to treatment.
  • Please check with us if you are unsure  mumandbabyCPD@gmail.com
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