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Cerebral Palsy: Hope Through Research

Author: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Course Created: 2009

Practice Level: Beginner to Intermediate

No book to buy Duration: 2 hours
3.5 out of 4.0, Based on: 4 reviews

Course Summary

This course provides information on the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Cerebral Palsy.

Course Format

This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF or Word) and a practice test. When you're ready, purchase the course by clicking the "Add To Cart" button. This will let you take the test, complete the course evaluation and receive your certificate for CE credits.

Course Syllabus

  • Introduction
  • What is Cerebral Palsy?
  • How Many People Have Cerebral Palsy?
  • What Are the Early Signs?
  • What Causes Cerebral Palsy?
  • What are the Risk Factors?
  • Can Cerebral Palsy Be Prevented?
  • What Are the Different Forms?
  • What Other Conditions Are Associated With Cerebral Palsy?
  • How Does a Doctor Diagnose Cerebral Palsy?
  • How is Cerebral Palsy Managed?
  • What Specific Treatments Are Available?

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the incidence of Cerebral Palsy.
  • Describe the risk factors of Cerebral Palsy.
  • Explain the initial symptoms of Cerebral Palsy.
  • Describe a physical therapy which has shown promise for CP.


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