Children with special needs are at an increased risk for injury when traveling in vehicles. Class participants will explore design features and accessories of car seats and large medical child safety seats that will improve positioning and safety during transportation. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.
Course created on November 14, 2018
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DE/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; LA/2.0; MA/2.0; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NJ/2.0; NY/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; ProCert/FSBPT/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WV/2.0; WY/2.0
- The participant will be able to identity at least three best practices that apply to the transportation of children with special needs.
- The participant will be able to describe at least one of each: medical, physical, and behavioral conditions; to consider when evaluating transportation systems for children with special needs.
- The participant will be able to compare and contrast conventional and specialized restraints that can meet the transportation needs of children with special needs.
- The participant will be able to outline at least three action steps to help children with special needs to access safe transportation in vehicles.
|0-15 Minutes||Background, review of learner outcomes|
|15-30 Minutes||Travel, Law vs best practice|
|30-45 Minutes||Conventional seats|
|45-60 Minutes||Misuse injuries|
|60-75 Minutes||CPST therapy roles|
|75-95 Minutes||Specialized car seats|
|95-110 Minutes||Barriers to transportation, plans & resources|
|110-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Danielle Morris, PT, DPT, PCS, CPST, C/NDT
Danielle Morris, PT, DPT, PCS, CPST, C/NDT is a pediatric physical therapist who is a certified Child Passenger Safety Technician with training in providing transportation for children with special health care needs. Danielle serves as a Louisiana Child Passenger Safety Task Force Coordinator and is also a Certified Instructor for the National Curriculum: "Safe Travel for All Children: Transporting Children with Special Health Care Needs. Danielle provides ongoing local and national level education on safe transportation for individuals with special needs, to include travel in adaptive transportation systems and in wheelchairs
Ashley Fogle, PT, DPT, CPST
Ashley Fogle, PT, DPT, CPST is a pediatric physical therapist who is a certified Child Passenger Safety Technician with training in providing transportation for children with special health care needs. Ashley serves as a Louisiana Child Passenger Safety Task Force Coordinator and is also a Certified Instructor for the National Curriculum: "Safe Travel for All Children: Transporting Children with Special Health Care Needs. Ashley provides ongoing local and national level education on safe transportation for individuals with special needs, to include travel in adaptive transportation systems and in wheelchairs
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