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Paediatric Medicine



The Irritable Baby

The Irritable Baby

Testimonial:

Good value for my practice.  Desireé Louw, Physiotherapist, Pretoria

 

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.

 

3

CEUs

400.00

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorders

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorders

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.  

3

CEUs

400.00

Cancer in Children

Cancer in Children

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.                                                                                      

3

CEUs

400.00

Paediatric Nutrition

Paediatric Nutrition

Testimonial:

Good value for my practice.  Dr Patrick Bell, Chiropractor, Rondebosch 

 

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.

3

CEUs

400.00

Care of the Pregnant Patient:  Part 1

Care of the Pregnant Patient: Part 1

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.

 

 

 

3

CEUs

400.00

Care of the Pregnant Patient:  Part 2

Care of the Pregnant Patient: Part 2

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.

 

 

3

CEUs

400.00

Paediatric Neurology:  Part 1 - The Paediatric Neurological Examination

Paediatric Neurology: Part 1 - The Paediatric Neurological Examination

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.

3

CEUs

400.00

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

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

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.

3

CEUs

400.00

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

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

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.

3

CEUs

400.00