$15.00

i 1.50 Hours

Course Overview

There is a wide range of pediatric assessment tools available for occupational therapists to use in the evaluation of pediatric patients with known or suspected developmental delays. Using the appropriate tools can help direct treatment strategies and support the need for skilled interventions. This course guides occupational therapists through the screening and assessment process. The learner will gain an understanding of the most appropriate assessment tools for clients with developmental delays and how to interpret the results.
The goal of this educational program is to provide occupational therapists with an understanding of the screening and assessment process for pediatric clients with developmental delays

About the Course Author

Sara completed her Bachelor of Science and Master’s in Occupational Therapy from Temple University in June 2005. She has extensive experience in pediatric hospital-based setting where she works with a variety of diagnoses across the developmental span of birth to young adults in the acute care, inpatient rehabilitation and outpatient settings. Experience includes working with diagnoses including neurological, orthopedic, congenital cardiac conditions, oncological, chronic pain disorders and developmental delay. She also has experience working in aquatic therapy across all diagnoses and ages. In addition, she has experience in the field of academia where she has worked as an adjunct faculty, provided lectures and completed grading for research-based projects and portfolios for an occupational therapy graduate program.

Sara DeHoratius, MOTR/L has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Donna completed her Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from East Carolina University in December 1990. She has extensive pediatric experience in both school- based, outpatient clinic, preschool, daycare, home health, and teletherapy settings throughout the course of her career. Significant knowledge and expertise in treating developmental delays, autism, cerebral palsy, and congenital abnormalities with children in various settings from infancy to high school age level have been her primary focus. Donna Greene, B.S. OTR/L has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.

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Accreditation Information

Certificates provided by accrediting body (9 Match)

  • American Occupational Therapy Association

    0.15HOURS


    Relias LLC is an approved provider of continuing education for occupational therapists by the American Occupational Therapy Association. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.


    Course approval ID# APP#0000000770. This Distance Learning-Independent is offered at 0.15 CEUs Introductory,Occupational Therapy Service Delivery.

  • Florida Board of Occupational Therapy

    1.50HOURS


    Florida Board of Occupational Therapy (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Occupational Therapists will receive 1.5 contact hours.
  • Alabama State Board of Occupational Therapy

    1.50HOURS


    Alabama State Board Of Occupational Therapy (CEBroker Provider #50-290).

    Occupational Therapists will receive 1.5 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Arizona Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners

    1.50HOURS


    Arizona Board Of Occupational Therapy Examiners (CEBroker Provider #50-290).

    Occupational Therapists will receive 1.5 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Georgia State Board of Occupational Therapy

    1.50HOURS


    Georgia State Board of Occupational Therapy (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Occupational Therapists will receive 1.5 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • South Carolina Board of Occupational Therapy

    1.50HOURS


    South Carolina Board Of Occupational Therapy (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Occupational Therapists will receive 1.5 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Louisiana State Board Medical Examiners- Occupational Therapy

    1.50HOURS


    Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners - Occupational Therapy (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Occupational Therapists will receive 1.5 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Mississippi State Department of Health- Occupational Therapy

    1.50HOURS


    Mississippi State Department of Health- Occupational Therapy (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Occupational Therapists will receive 1.5 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Tennessee Board of Occupational Therapy

    1.50HOURS


    Tennessee Board of Occupational Therapy (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Occupational Therapists will receive 1.5 contact hours for participating in this course.


Course Details
  • Course Code:

    REL-RTS-0-PACDD
  • Hours:

    1.50
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2020-07-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2023-05-31
  • Learning Objectives:

    Differentiate between the screening and assessment process. ; Identify common developmental delays in children.; Identify the most common assessment tools used to evaluate children with developmental delays.\n; Interpret test results on the most commonly used pediatric measures.\n; Review the rights of children with developmental delay under the IDEA.
  • Outline:

    Section 1: Introduction
    About This Course
    Learning Objectives
    Section 2: Developmental Delays
    Overview of Developmental Delays
    OT Treatment Settings
    The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
    Review
    Summary
    Section 3: OT Screening vs Assessment
    OT Screenings
    Screening Tools
    OT Assessment Process
    Types of Assessments
    Review
    Summary
    Section 4: Assessment Tools
    Standardized Assessments
    Review
    Summary
    Section 5: Interpretation and Treatment Planning
    Bayley-III
    PDMS-2
    BOT-2
    Sensory Profile 2 (SP-2)
    Interpretation and Treatment
    Review
    Summary
    Section 6: Conclusion
    Summary
    Course Contributors
    References
  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Entry level Occupational Therapists; in the following settings: Post-Acute Care.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
  • Accommodations:

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  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.