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.