Learn how to assess infant development with a new, comprehensive, and objective approach.
Motor and posture assessment of infants and newborns
Start date: **Coming soon**
Price: 270 €
15 hours divided into 5-hour sessions
Saturday morning and afternoon + Sunday morning
This course is for you if you want to:
- Know about motor development in the first year of life.
- Improve your clinical infant assessment skills.
- Learn how to use infant assessment scales.
- Acquire the capacity to assess the performance of infants with their environment.
- Plan goals with the families to achieve an optimal development of the infant.
The TMPI-PIMT framework provides a global and comprehensive approach to treat musculoskeletal and developmental disorders of infants and children. This method, which is applied in 12 countries, is at the global vanguard of training in pediatric physical therapy. It is part of the postgraduate training at the University of Montreal and other prestigious institutions.
Evolmindis an online learning platform and a leader in the sector. Its simplicity, efficacy and attractive design create a great learning experience. It also allows a constant interaction with teachers and colleagues to solve questions and share new ideas.
At the end of this course, you will have acquired:
- Advanced tools for visual screening to detect disorders in visual development.
- The capacity to understand the relationship between auditive skills, attention, and learning.
- The knowledge to create exercises that integrate visual, auditive, and motor skills as part of the rearrangement of attention in the learning process..
Program of the course
Throughout the course, you will learn with the following units:
Typical motor development in the first 18 months of life.
How to provide psychomotor stimulation for the infant.
Assessment scales vs. Screening tests.
Differences between clinical assessment and scale-based assessment.
Guidelines for the application of AIMS and Denver, and interpretation of the score sheets.
Description of the motor and posture development items in AIMS and Denver.
Quantitative and qualitative infant assessment with real practical cases.
Limitations of the scales and the need for complementary clinical assessment.
Keys to family education on infant neurodevelopment.
The names of the units and their contents may change during the development of the course.
Marta Barrau Lalmolda
Graduate in Physical Therapy. Master’s Degree in Pediatric Physical Therapy (International University of Catalonia).
Faculty of the Pediatric Integrative Manual Therapy training program.
Physical therapist in ITI-Espacio de Fisioterapia (Zaragoza).
Beatriz Cano Díez
Graduate in Physical Therapy. PhD in Physical Therapy.
Physical therapist in PTclinic (Madrid).
Teaching Fellow at CEU San Pablo University.