This course provides an overview of the unique considerations for seating and positioning in the home. Best practices and ethical dilemmas will be discussed with case examples. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.
Course created on August 13, 2021
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; DC/2.0; DE/2.0; FL/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; 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; NY/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RESNA/0.2; 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; WY/2.0
- Participants will be able to identify at least two basic seating and positioning principles in order to identify postural supports for three common asymmetries.
- Participants will be able to identify three areas that should be assessed in a seating evaluation based on client, occupation, and environmental factors.
- Participants will be able to identify three logistical challenges and ethical considerations for seating and positioning in the home.
|0-15 Minutes||Background, review of learning outcomes|
|15-30 Minutes||Review of seating process|
|30-60 Minutes||Client Factors: Seating and positioning principles to support posture and function|
|60-75 Minutes||Environmental Factors: Completing an environmental assessment as part of a seating intervention|
|75-105 Minutes||Ethical considerations and case examples|
|105-120 Minutes||Conclusion, summary, Q&A|
MS, OTR/L, ATP
Sara Kate Frye is an occupational therapist with a broad background in neurorehabilitation in both the acute-inpatient and homecare settings. She is currently a Therapy Professional Development Specialist for Penn Medicine at Home. She earned her bachelors and masters in occupational therapy from Towson University and is currently in the Occupational Therapy Doctorate program at Thomas Jefferson University.
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