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Pediatric Telehealth for Toddlers

presented by Rubi Buxton, PT, DPT, PCS and Jared Vagy, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS

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Jared Vagy receives compensation from MedBridge for this course. There is no financial interest beyond the production of this course.

Rubi Buxton receives compensation from MedBridge for this course. There is no financial interest beyond the production of this course.

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Jared Vagy is a TheraBand Academy speaker.

Rubi Buxton has no competing non-financial interests or relationships with regard to the content presented in this course.

Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.

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Video Runtime: 54 Minutes, Learning Assessments: 24 Minutes

This course covers telehealth assessment and intervention in pediatric disorders within the toddler population. This course on telehealth in pediatric physical therapy will improve the clinician's confidence in approaching toddler assessment and treatment in telehealth. The course will provide examples of modifications for toddler assessment and treatment to help the therapist easily transition to telehealth. The target audience includes occupational therapy, physical therapy, hospital outpatient settings, private practice outpatient settings, and school and early intervention settings. This course is part of the telehealth series.

Meet Your Instructors

Rubi Buxton, PT, DPT, PCS

In clinical practice, within her expertise in pediatric rehabilitation, she cares for a diverse patient caseload that includes diagnoses such as neurologic and orthopedic trauma, neuro-oncology, pediatric obesity, pelvic health disorders, developmental gross motor delay, and conditions requiring complex serial casting and splinting. Rubi is a board-certified pediatric clinical specialist in physical therapy and a…

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Jared Vagy, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS

Jared Vagy received his doctorate in physical therapy (DPT) from the University of Southern California (USC) and completed a one-year residency in orthopedics and a one-year fellowship in movement science. Dr. Vagy is a clinical assistant professor of physical therapy in the DPT program at USC and is a mentor in both the orthopedic residency…

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1. Introduction

In this chapter, you will identify the best practices for delivering optimal pediatric care in the telehealth environment.

2. Subjective Exam

In this chapter, you will apply strategies for effective subjective examination for toddlers in a telehealth setting and identify questions for screening in telehealth.

3. Objective Exam

In this chapter, you will administer a pediatric screening examination specific to toddlers via telehealth and discuss developmental milestones.

4. Intervention

In this chapter, you will apply interventions for toddlers in telehealth given information obtained via subjective and objective exams. You will also discuss use of safety with telehealth for developmental focus given age, and demonstrate with patient and parent.

5. Clinical Pearls

This chapter provides a summary for applying strategies for effective subjective examination for toddlers in a telehealth setting, administering a toddler screening examination, and applying interventions for toddlers in the telehealth therapy environment. It also includes a roundtable discussion with Jared and Rubi.

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