In this course, we will review the benefits of standing both medical and functional, the ongoing cost of sitting, and how to decipher the current landscape of standing devices, and how to justify them.
2 Contact hour(s)
Live Stream Lecture
Beginner Level Course
What You Will Learn
By enrolling in this course, you'll gain a foundational understanding of standing, sitting, and how complex rehabilitiation technologies, such as standing wheelchairs, can help create improved health outcomes.
Learn Why We Stand
You'll learn and discuss the functions of standing and why standing is important for optimal health.
The Unhealthy Effects of Not Standing
Understand how not standing for significant periods of time can have negative health impacts.
You'll learn 3 different ways to provide standing options for those who cannot stand on their own.
The Impact of Standing Wheelchairs
Through 3 powerful case examples, learn how standing wheelchairs can provide lasting benefits including improved functional status and greater independence.
Course Flow & Time Outline
|10||Introduction, Overview, and Review Course Objectivess|
|20||Basis for Standings|
|20||Consequences of not standings|
|20||Strategies for Justifications|
|10||Summary, Question & Answer s|
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.
0.2 AOTA CEU(s)
2 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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