Specialized Family Care Program

Spina Bifida

  • Category: Developmental Disability
  • Materials: Article: "Spina Bifida Fact Sheet" from National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/spina_bifida
  • Goal: Provider has an understanding of spina bifida.
  • Credit Hours: 1 Hour
  • Date Developed: March 2013
  • Developed by: Donna McCune, Family Based Care Specialist

Training Objectives:

  1. Provider knows about the types of spina bifida
  2. Provider knows the signs/symptoms of spina bifida
  3. Provider knows about the possible difficulties experienced by a person due to spina bifida
  4. Provider knows about the treatment/management needs of an individual with spina bifida

Training Procedures:

  • *Provider initiated self-study. Alternate formats of the study materials are available upon request. (View Course Materials)
  • Test completed by Provider (Take the Test Below)
  • Review of test responses by Family Based Care Specialist and Provider