At the end of this session, participants will be able to:
- Develop a plan for a pediatric physical assessment that is pain-based
- Identify potential pain and fear behaviours
- Describe ways to help children feel safe and comfortable during a physical exam
- Apply principles of physical assessment to a case study
Karen Chiu, PT at the Hospital for Sick Children
Karen is a Physiotherapist in the Chronic Pain Program at The Hospital for Sick Children. She is a graduate of the University of Toronto and her passion in pediatrics has led to opportunities in various practice areas including orthopaedics and neurodevelopment. Karen believes the most enjoyable aspects of being a paediatric physiotherapist are the trusted relationships formed with children and families and making therapy meaningful.