Early Intervention

Academy of Pediatric PT Clinical Practice Guidelines: Update on the 2018 Congenital Muscular Torticollis CPG with Clinical Implementation Strategies and CPGs in Progress

Saturday, November 10
2:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Location: Ballroom E/F/G - Convention Center

This session presents the 2018 Congenital Muscular Torticollis CPG updates and the tools developed to support clinical implementation of the recommended actions. This session will highlight the processes used for the update, changes in the current guideline, and introduce the finalized tools for clinicians to support implementation. The status of the Physical Therapy Outcomes Registry relative to the CMT guideline will be discussed. Brief updates will be provided on the status of each of the 4 developing CPGs supported by the Academy, including Developmental Coordination Disorder, Gait Lab Guidelines, Idiopathic Toe Walking, and Prevention of Deformity from Neuromuscular Disorders.


 

Learning Objectives:

Sandra L. Kaplan, PT, DPT, PhD

Professor
Rutgers University

Dr. Kaplan is a Professor in the Dept. of Rehabilitation and Movement Sciences, Rutgers University, Vice-Chair for Curriculum and Accreditation and the Clinical Practice Guideline Coordinator for the APPT. Her interests include pediatric rehabilitation, evidence-based practice and knowledge translation, and clinical outcome measures. She trains clinical practice guideline writers for the APTA and was on the task force to develop the DPT Education EBP Curriculum Guidelines. She is the lead author on the 2013 and 2018 Congenital Muscular Torticollis Clinical Practice Guidelines and serves on the Orthopedic Section's Guideline Advisory Panel.

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Melanie McKinney, PT, DPT, PCS

Clinician
Brighton Center

Melanie McKinney, PT, DPT is an ABPTS Board-Certified Pediatric Clinical Specialist with over 25 years of experience in a variety of pediatric settings including hospital-/clinic-based, school, early intervention and community sports/recreation programs. Special interests include physical therapy management of neurological and developmental conditions across the lifespan, and promoting participation in physical activity, play, sports, and recreation for individuals with special healthcare needs. In addition to clinical practice, Dr. McKinney serves on the Knowledge Translation Committee for the Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy.

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