Royal College of Chiropractors CPD Event – History and Examination of the Neonate and Infant with Sue Weber and Amy Miller
Start: 25th August 2021 @ 19:00pm
End: 25th August 2021 @ 20:00pm
This event will cover basic, essential information for differential diagnosis of the infant, including a thorough history of the pregnancy, perinatal and postnatal periods. It will include an investigation of issues around feeding, sleep and consolability, as well as red flags indicating urgent referral. The speakers will review normal development appropriate for age; normal reaction to tests, and abnormal reactions indicating a general referral, will be highlighted. A general assessment will be demonstrated. This will include vital signs and a musculoskeletal examination comprising a screening of the hips, spine and extremities. A neurological examination, including expected reflexes for age and development, and cranial nerve examination of the infant, will also be demonstrated.
- Understand basic, essential information for differential diagnosis of the infant
- Understand issues around feeding, sleep and consolability
- Recognise red flags indicating urgent referral
- Understand and recognise normal/abnormal reactions to tests
- Understand the components of a general assessment, including vital signs, musculoskeletal examination and neurological assessment
SPEAKERS Sue Weber FRCC (Paeds) & Amy Miller
Sue Weber FRCC (Paeds)
Sue graduated valedictorian from Western States Chiropractic College (now UWS), Portland, Oregon in 1988. She is a family practitioner with 30 years of clinical experience specialising in the treatment of infants, children and the pregnant patient. She completed the Diplomate in Paediatrics and then the Masters in Chiropractic Paediatrics at AECC/ Bournemouth University in 2008. Sue was selected to contribute to establishing international paediatric guidelines for the profession with a consensus group formed by the FCER. She is the chairperson and faculty member of the Paediatric special interest group within the EAC and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Chiropractors Pregnancy & Paediatrics Faculty. Besides clinical practice, Sue lectures internationally for the postgraduate community. From her extensive education and clinical experience, she composed a comprehensive education in Paediatrics for the Swedish National Chiropractic Association (LKR). Sue was awarded Chiropractor of the Year 2015 for promoting the profession by her work developing the educational program and formulating guidelines for the Paediatric patient. In 2016 Sue was chosen as an expert in Paediatrics to review research for the safety and efficacy of chiropractic care of the infant with colic for the Stockholm Council on Health Technology Assessment. She has published for and been selected by JMPT as a peer reviewer within paediatrics.
Amy is a chiropractor, researcher and lecturer who graduated from AECC in 2016. She works with a diverse range of patients, including infants and children, at a busy chiropractic clinic in Lymington, UK. Amy recently completed her PhD at Bournemouth University: ‘A mixed-methods study of student experiences and mother-baby outcomes in an interprofessional student-led breastfeeding clinic’. Amy lectures at AECC University College on the pre- and post-registration programmes. She is a Fellow of the European Academy of Chiropractic’s special interest group for paediatrics, and a CARL (Chiropractic Academy of Research Leadership) Fellow.
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Non-Members: £35. Please register and pay online here rcc-uk.org/rcc-events
Registration closes: Wednesday 25th August 2021 5pm
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