Chiropractic Paediatrics

The Cranial Subluxation in Children:  Part 1

R400.00

3 CEUs

    How confident are you when having to deal with the cranial in babies? Did you know the cranial system is equally important in children of all ages? You no doubt know that babies and children’s  nervous systems develop at rapid rates and subluxation within cranial bones can affect their overall function and development. If you feel you need to know more about this, you cannot afford to miss out on this course. In part one of this course you will learn about the specific motion of each cranial bone, how it links to respiration and why correct cranial and dural function is important for overall health.


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The Cranial Subluxation in Children:  Part 2

R400.00

3 CEUs

    Continuing from part one, Part 2 of this course provides in-depth insight into the protocols for cranial adjusting. All adjustments are well illustrated, ensuring your fully understand exactly how to perform each protocol. On completion, you should be able to confidently adjust cranial bones in children of all ages.


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The Neurophysiological Basis of the Subluxation

R400.00

3 CEUs

    Chiropractic Paediatrics is a field that has caused controversy for many years. In this on-line course, you will learn how, what you do as a chiropractor, affects the nervous system, and how nervous system interference (dysafferentation) directly affects the body. You will learn why understanding tension within the dura is vital, especially when treating children and babies and why a chiropractic adjustment is more than introducing movement to a "stuck joint." This course is a must for every chiropractor striving to understand in greater detail the neurology behind what you do every day. 


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Chiropractic in the Paediatric Field:  Part 1

R400.00

3 CEUs

    Part 1:  pages 1 - 8

    It is important to know that children are not just smaller versions of adults.  They are unique, have unique problems and need to be understood from this perspective.  We live in an evidence-based and evidence-informed world, and that requires the members of our profession to be conversant with what evidence suggests.  However we need also to stay mindful that evidence is not just what we see from clinical trials, though of course this is critically important information.


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Chiropractic in the Paediatric Field:  Part 2

R400.00

3 CEUs

    Part 2:  pages 8 - 17

    It is important to know that children are not just smaller versions of adults.  They are unique, have unique problems and need to be understood from this perspective.  We live in an evidence-based and evidence-informed world, and that requires the members of our profession to be conversant with what evidence suggests.  However we need also to stay mindful that evidence is not just what we see from clinical trials, though of course this is critically important information.


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Paediatric Otolaryngology:  Part 1.

R400.00

3 CEUs

    This 2 part course on paediatric otolaryngology, you will recap basic anatomy of the ear, nose and throat. You will learn about presentations and management of common ENT conditions affecting children, such as acute and chronic otitis media and externa, acute and chronic upper respiratory tract infection, sinusitis and many more; how to complete a thorough assessment and what home care advice to offer.

    This course will help you gain clarity and confidence when treating ENT conditions in children. 


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Paediatric Otolaryngology:  Part 2

R400.00

3 CEUs

    This 2 part course on paediatric otolaryngology, you will  recap basic anatomy of the ear, nose and throat. You will learn about presentations and management of common ENT conditions affecting children, such as acute and chronic otitis media and externa, acute and chronic upper respiratory tract infection, sinusitis and many more; how to complete a thorough assessment and what home care advice to offer.

    This course will help you gain clarity and confidence when treating ENT conditions in children. 


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The Irritable Baby

R400.00

3 CEUs

    Infantile colic is a term used by many to describe a consistently unsettled baby. But in truth, it is so much more than that. 

    Discover what is a classical clinical presentation, how to diagnosis it and what many causes may be. From protein and carbohydrate intolerances to gastroesophageal reflux and intussusception, you will learn how to identify it, when to refer out and how to manage it from a chiropractic perspective.

     


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Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorders

R400.00

3 CEUs

    Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD) is the name given to a common but complex biological disorder characterised by excessive inattentiveness, impulsiveness or hyperactivity that significantly impairs a child’s functioning in a number of environments.  This course will describe the behaviours associated with AD/HD, diagnostic criteria, and Etiology including educational and family factors.  

    The management programme that appears to have the best chance of success uses a combination of therapeutic approaches.  The role of medication will be discussed in detail.  Other approaches recommend the education of parents and improved communication between the parents, the treating doctor and the school.  


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Cancer in Children

R400.00

3 CEUs

    While paediatric cancer represents only a small proportion of childhood illness, it remains the second most common cause of death behind trauma in children aged 1-14 years.  

    This course will equip you with a working knowledge of the common clinical presentations of paediatric malignancies and an understanding of the principles of diagnosis and management of cancer in children.                                                                                      


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Paediatric Nutrition

R400.00

3 CEUs

    Chiropractors have a critical role to play in the field of paediatric nutrition. 

    This course will provide you with the general principles of nutritional practice and the fundamental strategies used to measure, assess and advise patients accordingly. 

    On completion of this course, you should be able to provide patients and their families with sound, reliable information that will impact their health in the longer term including:  knowledge of the nutritional requirements of infants and children; best feeding practices for the various age levels in paediatrics;  and techniques for collecting and assessing food intake information. 

    This course will also familiarise you with the more common disorders of metabolism and nutrition that may be encountered in your practice.


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Care of the Pregnant Patient:  Part 1

R400.00

3 CEUs

    In part 1 of this 2 part course, you will learn why any women trying to get pregnant should consider chiropractic care as part of her preconception preparation, how to take an appropriate history from a pregnant patient, what potential red flags to look out for and advice to give. You will also learn about appropriate physical assessment through the trimesters, including vital sign, appropriate weight gain, cardio and respiratory and of course neurological. This course will give you the confidence you need when caring for pregnant women; right the way through their pregnancy from preconception to birth.

     

     

     


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Care of the Pregnant Patient:  Part 2

R400.00

3 CEUs

    In 2 part course, you will learn why any women trying to get pregnant should consider chiropractic care as part of her preconception preparation, how to take an appropriate history from a pregnant patient, what potential red flags to look out for and advice to give. You will also learn about appropriate physical assessment through the trimesters, including vital sign, appropriate weight gain, cardio and respiratory and of course neurological. This course will give you the confidence you need when caring for pregnant women; right the way through their pregnancy from preconception to birth.

     

     


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Paediatric Neurology:  Part 1 - The Paediatric Neurological Examination

R400.00

3 CEUs

    The first 5 years of life are the most vital when considering the development of a child’s nervous system. In part one of this course, you will be provided with all tools necessary to complete a detailed history and examination of your young patients and an explanation of how these assessments relate to development later in life.

    After completing the three-part course, you will have gained significant knowledge to make you more confident when dealing with complicated paediatric cases. 

    This course is essential for anyone wanting to be an expert in the field of paediatrics.


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Paediatric Neurology:  Part 2 - Common Neurological Disorders in Children 1

R400.00

3 CEUs

    Part 2 focuses on common pathologies affecting children. You will learn about the  different types of headaches (from migraines to headaches caused by pathology/trauma) that affect young children, how they present and how you can help.   Part 2 also covers neurocutaneous syndromes like neurofibromatosis, tuberous sclerosis and Sturge-Weber syndrome, Myasthenia gravis and spinal cord injury.

    After completing the three-part course, you will have gained significant knowledge to make you more confident when dealing with complicated paediatric cases. 

    This course is essential for anyone wanting to be an expert in the field of paediatrics.


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Paediatric Neurology:  Part 3 - Common Neurological Disorders in Children 2

R400.00

3 CEUs

    In part 3, you will learn about more pathologies such as peripheral nerve injury, Tourette syndrome, neurological infection, the presentation and meaning of abnormal muscle strength reflexes, and how to assess and understand the implications of abnormal head growth. Part 3 also explores in detail cerebral palsy, vertigo, “floppy infant” syndrome, seizures and brain tumours.  

    After completing the three-part course, you will have gained significant knowledge to make you more confident when dealing with complicated paediatric cases.

    This course is essential for anyone wanting to be an expert in the field of paediatrics.


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