Pediatric Constraint Induced Movement Therapy: Modules 1 and 2
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SKU: OL4932
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SKU: OL4932
Publisher: AOTA Continuing Education
Published: 2017
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2 Courses – 1 Low Price!

Course #1: Pediatric Constraint Induced Movement Therapy: Evidence-Informed Practice

Course #2: Constructing Constraints & Key Components of PCIMT: Evidence-Informed Practice

Both courses presented by:

Andrew Persch, PhD, OTR/L, BCP

Division of Occupational Therapy

The Ohio State University


Total credit earned (both courses must be completed)  .3 CEUs (3.75 PDUs/3 Contact Hours)

Learning Objectives Course #1:

Following this presentation, the learner will

  1. Define Pediatric Constraint Induced Movement Therapy (PCIMT).
  2. Describe the research that informs best practice PCIMT
  3. Identify the components of best practice PCIMT
  4. Identify assessments and components of documentation for PCIMT

Pediatric constraint induced movement therapy (PCIMT) is a complex intervention; this continuing education program will provide you with information necessary to help you get started completing a PCIMT program with your pediatric clients. This course defines PCIMT, provide an overview of the evidence that informs practice and describes assessments and components of documentation of service delivery.


Learning Objectives Course #2:

Following this presentation, the learner will

  1. Describe the process for the creation of a cast using the necessary supplies
  2. Identify key components of CIMT intervention including:  intensity, dosage, shaping, repetitive practice task, and reinforcement
  3. Explain the necessity of engaging parents’ ongoing performance and show an understanding of therapy provided in the natural environment


This second course in the 2 course series covers the key components of PCIMT--the creation of the cast and the intervention process.  This course contains a detailed description of the supplies needed and process for creation of the immobilization splint used on the non-involved extremity—a video demonstrating cast fabrication in included. In addition, this course covers the topics of dosage intensity, movement shaping, therapeutic environment and performance reinforcement.