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Orthotic Management of Infantile Cranial Deformity Certificate Course
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Orthotic Management of Infantile Cranial Deformity Certificate Course

The Academy Annual Meeting will include a comprehensive overview on Orthotic Management of Infantile Cranial Deformity. This program is part of the education programming that leads to attaining the designation Fellow of the Academy. All meeting attendees are welcome. Topics include Pathophysiology, Screening, Deformational and Post-operative management, Role of the PT/OT, Review of the Evidence, Shape Capture, and Role of the FDA. See Academy Meeting program for exact times/locations.

3/3/2017 to 3/4/2017
When: Academy Meeting
See Program for Times
Where: Hyatt Regency
151 East Wacker Drive
Chicago, Illinois  60601
United States

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Friday, March 3
10:35 AM - 12:10 PM
Pathophysiology of Cranial Deformities
Tiffany Graham, MSPO, CPO, LPO
Review the pathophysiology of plagiocephaly, brachycephaly, and other cranial deformities.

Screening and Differential Diagnosis of Cranial Deformities
Tiffany Graham, MSPO, CPO, LPO
Discuss the role of the primary care providers in screening cranial deformities. Discuss the mechanism for differential diagnosis of cranial deformities.
 
2:00 - 3:30 PM
Cranial Orthoses for Conservative Management
Jessica Corso, CO
Define the principles associated with conservative orthotic management of cranial deformities.
 
Cranial Orthoses for Postoperative Management
Darren Poidevin, CPO
Define the principles associated with postoperative orthotic management of cranial deformities.
 
3:35 - 5:05 PM           
Role of the Physical Therapist/Occupational Therapist in the Treatment of Cranial Deformities
Colleen Patricia Coulter, PT, DPT, PhD, PCS
Discuss the role of physical/occupational therapy for the treatment of cranial deformities (from the physical therapist’s perspective).
 
Review of the Evidence
Dulcey Lima, CO
Review the evidence for orthotic management of cranial deformity.
 
Saturday, March 4
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM  
Shape Capture Options for the Manufacture of Helmets
Kyle Sherk, MS, CPO, FAAOP
Review the mechanisms used for shape capture for the manufacture of helmets.
 
Role of the FDA in the Manufacture of Helmets
Kyle Sherk, MS, CPO, FAAOP
Discuss the role of the FDA for the manufacture of helmets.

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