This course will explore the equipment options for growing bodies and changing skills – all while keeping the child’s mobility goals at the forefront of the decision-making process.
1 Contact hour(s)
Onsite Live Lecture
Intermediate Level Course
What You Will Learn
By enrolling in this one-hour course, participants will better understand how complex rehabilitation technologies can provide improved health outcomes for children.
Understand Mobility and Development
You'll learn the potential impact of using assistive technologies, such as wheelchairs, to promote improved mobility and, in turn, overall development and access to life.
Functional Ambulation vs Exercise
Learn the key differences in functional ambulation versus exercise.
Learn how children can propel themselves in a healthful and non-destructive manner in order to navigate their world.
You'll learn the 3 common shoulder girdle issues that can occur in relation to pediatric propellers.
Course Flow & Time Outline
|5||Introduction, Overview, and Review Course Objectivess|
|10||Overcoming the ambulation at all costss|
|20||Implementation of pediatric manual wheeled mobility strategies s|
|20||Impact of propulsion on the pediatric bodys|
|5||Summary and Statement of communication with instructor for all questions and discussion pointss|
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/CCU credits, participant must attend the entire 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
Onsite Live Lecture, Discussion, Clinical Applications, and Demonstration
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