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High-Risk Infant Follow-Up: The Population & the Assessment Process

Course: #5466 Level: Intermediate1 Hour 25 Reviews

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.

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list at least 3 problems associated with prematurity.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list 3 risk factors associated with high-risk infants.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the major components of the neurodevelopmental assessment process.
  • checkmarkAfter 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


25 Reviews
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