This course will utilize clinical examples to assist the clinical decision-making process about client needs, how outcomes can be improved, and how to navigate the CRT provision landscape. Upon completion of this course, clinicians will have a better understanding of how to initiate referrals and recommend seating and positioning solutions for CRT to optimize client outcomes.
1 Contact hour(s)
Live Stream Lecture
Beginner Level Course
What You Will Learn
This course teaches medical professionals how to identify the need for manual wheelchair complex rehabilitation technology (CRT) through 4 key lessons:
Understanding Postural Limitations
You’ll learn the 3 postural limitations that can impact your choice of the seating and positioning technologies for your patient or client.
The ICF Model of Evaluating Seating & Positioning
You’ll learn about the ICF model of seating and positioning evaluation and the 2 situations when you should consider an evaluation.
Understanding How Seating & Positioning Affects Function
You’ll learn about and discuss the ways in which seating and positioning technologies can improve or inhibit patient function.
Taking and Understanding Proper Measurements
You’ll learn why and how to take standard seating and positioning measurements and why they’re important to your patient or client’s overall functional success.
Course Flow & Time Outline
|5||Topic Introduction, Overview, and Review Course Objectivess|
|15||Review of postural positioning and commonly seen limitationss|
|10||Evaluation of seating and positioning productss|
|15||Seating importance in relation to functional activitiess|
|10||Standard seating measurementss|
|5||Summary, Question & Answers|
Statement of Clinical Relevance
Content of the activity directly relates to the scope of practice of occupational and physical therapy as defined by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) and the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).
In order to obtain CEU credits, participant must attend course, sign in and out, and complete an on-line course assessment following completion of the course.
0.1 AOTA CEU(s)
1 Contact Hour(S)
Who is this program for?
Occupational Therapy Assistants
Physical Therapist Assistants
Assistive Technology Professionals
Medical Suppliers & Providers
Complex Rehabilitation Professionals
AOTA Classification Code(s)
Category: OT Service Delivery
Synchronous Live Stream Lecture, Discussion, Clinical Applications, and Demonstration
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