NNPS Training Course


Attendance is limited to 25 participants to ensure an interactive course and the target audience is pediatric neurologists in training with attendance from all Nordic countries. Training Course venue: Skandiasalen, Karolinska University Hospital.

Preliminary program


Training Course 26 May  
09.00 - 10.00Cerebral Palsy (CP)Kate Himmelmann
10.00 - 10.30Evidence for Early Interventions in CPKicki Löwing
10.30 - 10.50Coffee
10.50 - 11.20ICF, Classifications & Gross Motor assessments Kicki Löwing
11.20 - 11.50Classifications and Fine motor assessmentsAnki Eliasson
11.50 - 12.10What level is it? Interactive classifications AE+KL
12.10 - 13.10Lunch
13.10 - 13.40Does loss of spasticity matter? Assumptions and facts?Kristina Tedroff
13.40 - 14.00Selective dorsal rhizotomy & Intrathecal baclofen Kristina Tedroff
14.00 - 15.00CP surveillance program (CPUP) & Interventions (BoNT-A, Ortoses, Surgery) Gunnar Hägglund
15.00 - 15.20Coffee
15.20 - 15.50Vision in children with Cerebral PalsyKerstin Hellgren
15.50 - 16.20Epilepsy in children with Cerebral palsyMaria Dahlin
16.20 - 16.50Cerebral Palsy in (young) adults Dan Jacobson
16.50 - 17.00Closure


Assoc. Professor Maria Dahlin, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm

Professor Ann-Christin Eliasson, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm

Assoc. Professor Kerstin Hellgren, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm

Assoc. Professor Kate Himmelmann, Queen Silvias Children’s Hospital, Gothenburg

Professor, Gunnar Hägglund, Lund University, Lund

MD Dan Jacobson, MälarHospital and Karolinska Institutet

PhD, Kicki Löwing , Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm

Assoc. Professor Kristina Tedroff, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm



Conference Secretariat

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Phone: +46 (0) 18 67 10 03

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