“Sensory Brain Development” is a 4-hour class that makes sense of the diagnostic and therapeutic neurological mysteries that our patients bring to us. When we have the awareness of the essential neurodevelopmental processes, we can decipher the signals in front of us and help our patients reorganize in the ways that make sense to their neurodynamics.
In this class, therapists will learn:
- The fundamental rhythms of embryological development
- How disruptions in early rhythms may contribute to sensory dysfunction or developmental delays
- Neurological differences between “wiring” and “willfulness”
- Theories and practice of neural plasticity: “Re-wiring” the brain
- Neurosensory regulation in therapeutic interventions
- Intervention strategies for somatic, sensory and social brain issues
- Simple focusing techniques for your own stress relief!
“Sensory Brain Development” offers you the theory and practice that illuminates and transforms your work, from pediatrics to chronic pain, and so much more. Join us as we make sense of the mysteries and restore and revitalize the lives of our patients.
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- Introduction to biokinetic model of embryology
- Implications for developmental challenges and therapeutic interventions.
- General conceptus organization and specializations, 0-8 weeks.
- Vital tube dynamics that drive vascular, visceral and skeletal development
- Gut tube, mediastinum and orofacial dynamics
- Visceral interaction for proper, coordinated development with brainstem circuitry.
- 3 main functions of adult brainstem
- Cranial nerve circuits
- Critical processing pathways for sensory motor function.
- 3-part wiring system of the ANS
- Neuroendocrine function of the HPA axis
- Fetal ANS development
- Dynamic function of ANS/HPA axis.
- Stress Regulation System:
- Function and dysregulation in children and adults
- Functional and behavioral consequences of dysregulation of
- Neurophysiological basis of therapeutic presence and touch
- Facilitating autonomic regulation in our interventions
- Profound Neutral as the neuroscience-based approach to therapeutic interventions
- Basic interventions for Adults, children, and infants
Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional to decipher the signals in front of us and help our patients reorganize in the ways that make sense to their neurodynamics.
- Identify the biokinetic model as it relates to developmental issues and therapy approaches.
- Identify the 0-8 week embryological processes.
- Identify the three critical layers of embryo formation.
- Identify gut tube herniation process.
- Identify heart/brain dynamic that prompts orofacial construction.
- Identify neural tube dynamics and crest cell interactions.
- Identify interdependence between gut, heart, mouth and brainstem function.
- Identify tubular dynamics that drive skeletal formation.
- Identify the three main functions of the adult brainstem.
- Identify interactions of cranial nerve circuitry.
- Identify integrative pathways from body to brain and within brain.
- Identify the importance of coherent brain circuits and pathways for proper sensory motor function.
- Identify the three branches of the ANS.
- Identify their interaction with the HPA axis.
- Identify critical stages of fetal ANS development.
- Identify basic dynamics of the ideal function of the entire system.
- Identify neurohormone al basis of autoimmune dysfunctions.
- Identify whole-body and behavioral challenges from a dysregulated ANS/HPA system
- Identify basic approaches to restore regulation.
- Recognize the neurobiology of attentive presence and touch.
- Recognize how it transforms our therapeutic interventions.
- Recognize ways to incorporate this approach to adult, child or infant treatments.
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Contact Hours: 4 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
Target Audience: Certified Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapist Assistant, Nurse, Massage Therapists.
Instructional Level: Advanced
Criteria for Completion: Criteria for Completion: A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved
Financial – Cathy Holway is employed by Neurovascular Institute, Inc. and receives a salary. She receives payment from HomeCEU for the presentation of this course.
Nonfinancial - no relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
No relevant conflicts of interest exist for any member of the activity planning committee.
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service
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