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Hammersmith Infant Neurological Examination (HINE) Training

This course is for Cerebral Palsy Alliance employees 

Who is this course for? 

This training is available for Medical or Allied Health clinicians interested in or currently involved in clinical practice for early identification and intervention for infants at high risk of CP.
If this course is relevant to your role, please discuss with and get approval from your manager.

What content does the course cover?  

The Hammersmith Infant Neurological Examination (HINE) is a standardised and score-able clinical neurological examination that can be used to assess infants from 2-24 months of age. 
This training course will be presented by Dr Cathy Morgan, and Dr Cathryn Crowle, and will provide standardised training in the HINE.  All items of the HINE will be demonstrated with the correct approach to administration and scoring.

This includes:
•    Current evidence for using the HINE for the early detection of infants at high risk of CP.
•    Demonstrating the HINE with case examples.
•    How to use the HINE to assess infants at risk of CP.
•    Score cases of infants at risk of CP on the HINE to determine their risk status.
•    Understanding the role of the HINE in prognosis.

Who is presenting this training?

Dr Cathy Morgan, Research Fellow, BAppSc (Physio), PhD
Cathy has been working as a physiotherapist specialising in cerebral palsy for 10 years, and from 2012 as a researcher at the Research Institute of Cerebral Palsy Alliance. As part of her role as a Research Fellow, she is involved in coordinating the development of an international network of researchers focused on cure and prevention of cerebral palsy (IMPACT for CP). In 2016, Cathy was awarded her PhD from The University of Notre Dame Australia and was the recipient of an NHMRC/Cerebral Palsy Alliance Research Foundation Doctoral Scholarship. Her doctoral research was in the area of early detection and motor learning interventions for infants at high risk of cerebral palsy. This program of research continues for her postdoctoral research.

Dr Cathryn Crowle (PhD, Senior Occupational Therapist)

Cathryn has been working in the area of neurodevelopmental disability and cerebral palsy for 25 years, and is currently employed in a Senior clinical and research role in Grace Centre for Newborn Intensive Care at the Children’s Hospital Westmead. Cathryn has extensive experience in the General Movements Assessment, having completed her Advanced training in 2013. In 2018 Cathryn was awarded her PhD from The University of Sydney. Her doctoral research was in the area of early detection of cerebral palsy for infants following major neonatal surgery. Cathryn continues to be involved in research in this field through her collaboration with Cerebral Palsy Alliance, and through a multi-centre research project on early diagnosis and intervention for infants with cerebral palsy.

What other details do I need to know? 

Attendance type: In person (face to face)

Duration: 1 day 
Times: Please select a course date below or if there are no dates, please click Enquire 
Refreshments: Please bring your own lunch (as required) 

If you need to cancel: Cancellation guidelines

Where can I get more information?

Contact: The Training Alliance team
Email: Training@cerebralpalsy.org.au
Phone: +61 2 9975 8715 


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Course Dates

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Start DateLocationCost
Fri 20 Oct 2023 at 9:00AM 1 class Ryde (CPA employees exempt) $200.00 Register