Hypoxic Ischaemic Encephalopathy

Course Overview



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Video Presentation

  • 3CEUs. 15 MCQs. 2 Hours.
  • This course will review:
    • All the latest developments in the evidence in this field
    • Definitions and synopsis: Neonatal Encephalopathy vs. Hypoxic Ischaemic Encephalopathy
    • HIE: Diagnosis, Clinical Presentation, Medical Assessment and management, Outcomes
    • OT in HIE: Assessment, intervention, collaboration and resources

Recorded Webinar

  • This session was hosted on 14 May 2021. The recording is included in the course package.
  • Bianca presents an interesting case study and discusses the complexities of clinical decisions around the case and the controversy in clinical treatment options relating to this and similar cases.

Read the Literature

  • 3 CEUs. 15 MCQs.
Includes a voucher for an online article activity of your choice on Couch CPD


About the Presenter


The OT Link is delighted to welcome Bianca Pereira [MSc(OT)] back to present a follow up Coffee Club to “Introduction to Neonatal Therapy” which was recorded in 2020.

Bianca is currently working at the prestigious Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital. She completed her certification as a Neonatal Therapist at the beginning of 2020. Bianca completed her MSc in 2016 at Wits. Her dissertation was titled: “Developmental outcomes of infants with HIE that have and have not undergone whole-body induced hypothermia.” She has completed basic and advanced NDT training; Neonatal core training (Ignite program through NANT); and NBAS training. She is certified in the use of Prechtl’s General Movement Assessment and the Hammersmith Neonatal Neurological Examination.  She has 11 years of clinical experience in paediatrics (and specificially neonatal therapy) and hand therapy and has worked in the public and private health care settings. She is well qualified to share cutting edge knowledge and experience in this fast developing field.