Hypertonicity in Children: Etiology, Evaluation and Management



Registration is $50.00

2 Education Hours (.2 CEUs)

Registration open through 4/30/2023 8:59 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada)

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This online course addresses the etiology, evaluation, and management of hypertonicity in children. Causes of hypertonicity and explanation of spasticity and dystonia will be explored. Recognizing that children with cerebral palsy encompass a large population of children with hypertonicity, current information on the causes, risk factors, prevention of CP, and treatment of children with CP will be explored. Management strategies for hypertonicity addressing focal and global concerns as well as treatment of dystonia will be addressed.


John Forrest Bennett, MN ARNP PPCNP-BC, Is a passionate, board certified, clinician with advanced training in pediatric physical medicine and rehabilitation. He received his Master of Science in Nursing, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner from the University of Washington. He has extensive experience collaborating with complex care teams to provide exceptional care to patients and families. He additionally is a driven leader with formal experience in hospital administration, as a medical director and supervisor of advanced practice providers, as well as informal experience regularly leading quality improvement initiatives.