High-risk follow-up is designed to provide identification and referral for early and later intervention for neurodevelopmental problems, as well as ongoing medical management of issues relating to growth. Speech pathologists are often part of the team of professionals servicing this fragile population. This course will provide an overview of the high-risk population, the risk factors themselves, and the assessment process that is used in the management of their care.
- After this course, participants will be able to list at least 3 problems associated with prematurity.
- After this course, participants will be able to list 3 risk factors associated with high-risk infants.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the major components of the neurodevelopmental assessment process.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how to differentiate between high-risk follow-up and early intervention.
|0-5 Minutes||Overview of high-risk developmental follow-up|
|5-20 Minutes||Defined risk categories & Associated Diagnoses|
|20-35 Minutes||Outcomes and Specific Concerns|
|35-50 Minutes||The Neurodevelopmental Process and Assessment|
|50-55 Minutes||High-Risk and Early Intervention|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusions and Q & A|
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