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Liesa M. Persaud, PT, DPT, PCS, CKTP

Liesa M. Persaud Instructor Bio:
Liesa M. Persaud, PT, DPT, PCS, CKTP is a licensed physical therapist with 26 years experience in the field of adult and pediatric therapy. Additionally, she has educated health care professionals, both nationally and internationally, in advanced treatment techniques, specialized practical training and consultative services. She has worked in a variety of settings, including private pediatric and adult clinics, schools, private homes, hospitals and long-term care facilities. Ms. Persaud is a Credentialed Clinical Instructor and also teaches human anatomy, physiology and nutrition at Tulsa Community College.

She received her Associate’s Degree in 1993 from Tulsa Junior College and worked as a physical therapist assistant while completing her Bachelor of Science Degree in Organizational Leadership from Southern Nazarene University in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Ms. Persaud earned her Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Findlay in Findlay, Oklahoma in 2003 and continued to expand her expertise in the field. She received her post-graduate Doctorate from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions and is a Board Certified Specialist in Pediatric Science.

Ms. Persaud’s passion for travel has lead her to teach & treat overseas in Australia, New Zealand, Turkey, the Arab Emirates & Mexico, & she will go to Ukraine & Palestine in December 2017, & Poland in April 2018.

Her wide range of clinical experience, organizational leadership, and proficient teaching skills make her an exciting and compelling instructor.

Liesa M. Persaud's Continuing Education Courses

A Distinctive Approach to Pediatric Toe Walking

A Distinctive Approach to Pediatric Toe Walking

It is common for a clinician to lack direction when a child presents with the diagnosis of "idiopathic toe walking." The situation is often frustrating for all involved and frequently results in inaccurate evaluation with ineffective intervention… Read Morearrow_right

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The Sensory Side of Pediatric Toe Walking

The Sensory Side of Pediatric Toe Walking

To effectively assess pediatric toe walking, an awareness of the contributions of the sensory systems is necessary. This course describes the reasons to consider specific sensory systems as they relate to toe walking and ideal gait, and… Read Morearrow_right

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A Belly ’n’ a Butt: Pediatric Core Strengthening

A Belly ’n’ a Butt: Pediatric Core Strengthening

Do you see children with strength deficits that have a negative effect on their functional ability? It may result from a specific diagnosis, or be a secondary contributing factor that is further complicating their physical performance.… Read Morearrow_right

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Functional Development of the Pediatric Foot

Functional Development of the Pediatric Foot

Do you have appropriate knowledge of age appropriate foot development, and are you able to apply it clinically, as it relates to the child’s lower extremity alignment and gait? This course provides a review of ideal boney architecture.… Read Morearrow_right

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