Prechtl’s General Movements Assessment: Basic & Advanced Courses in New Zealand

Prechtl’s Method has shown its merits for the prenatal and postnatal evaluation of the integrity of the nervous system. Prechtl’s General Movements (GMs) predict how the young central nervous system is developing. They can identify neurological issues predictive of cerebral palsy and other developmental disabilities. Basic and Advanced courses will be hosted at the Liggins Institute, University of Auckland.

These 3.5 day courses fulfils the standards specified by the GM-Trust.

Who should attend?

  • Medical Specialists
  • Neonatologists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Registered Nurses
  • Other professionals in the field of infant neurology

Note: The advanced course is only available to those who have completed the basic training.

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Course Instructors

 Prof Alicia Spittle

University of Melbourne

Prof Arie Bos

University Medical Center of Groningen

Course details

Cost:   $1600 NZD

Cost includes morning and afternoon tea, and lunch (morning tea only on the final day)

Location:   Building 507, University of Auckland, Grafton Campus, 30 Park Avenue, Grafton.  Auckland, New Zealand


Date: 14 November - 17 November

Location: Building 507, University of Auckland, Grafton Campus, Auckland, New Zealand

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