Recognizing Early Motor Delays at 2, 4, 6 Months of Age and Importance of Tummy Time
Registered Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, LPN’s
This course will teach positioning techniques to identify early motor delays movement at 2, 4 and 6 months of age. Additionally this course will provide a deeper understanding of early detection, early intervention and referral procedures for early motor delays, along with possible outcomes associated with lack of Tummy Time. Learners will view footage of typically developing and atypically developing infants showing how the power of observation can help detect early motor delays. After viewing completing this course, a nurse should be able to talk to parents about atypical motor movement, what to do if atypical motor movement is suspected and how they can practice Tummy Time with baby.
- Understand the free resources available through Pathways.org that help maximize child development
- Understand the rise and cause of early motor delays in infants
- Gain knowledge about the Kong method of observation to recognize motor irregularities at 2, 4, and 6 months old
- Convey importance of Tummy Time to patients and how to implement into an infant’s daily routine
- Make recommendations for patients on how to get therapy services for their child
Contact Hours for Nurses: 1.5
The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab (OH-362- 9/01/2020) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
To receive credit participants must view all slides in the course, post responses to all participation questions and surveys, as well as complete the post-test and course evaluation. Upon review of these components, certificates will be emailed to participants.
Please note access to this course will expire 90 days after purchase. No refunds given.
- A Broadband Internet connection
- Web browser:
- Internet Explorer 8+
- Firefox 2+
- Safari on Mac 1.2+
- Google Chrome
- Apple devices using Safari
- Android devices using Chrome
While not a requirement the course is best viewed using a minimum screen resolution of 1024×768.
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