This course summarizes the benefits of providing early mobility experiences for infants and toddlers who have mobility delays. Concepts related to introducing power mobility, developing a power mobility training plan, and using outcome measures to assess the impact of power mobility will be presented and discussed. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.
Course created on November 6, 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 EITP/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; NM/2.0; NY/2.0; OH/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/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; WY/2.0
- The participant will be able to list 3 ways in which early mobility positively impacts overall development in a typically developing infant or toddler.
- The participant will be able to describe 3 benefits of early power mobility use for infants and toddlers with mobility delays.
- The participant will be able to identify 3 different types of power mobility learners reflecting the range of expectations for power mobility use in infants and toddlers with mobility delays.
- The participant will be able to outline a power mobility training plan to promote early mobility experiences for infants and toddlers with mobility delays.
- The participant will be able to list 3 outcome measures to assess the impact of power mobility training in infants and toddlers with mobility delays.
|0-15 Minutes||Background and review of learning outcomes;Developmental benefits of early mobility in the typically developing child|
|15-30 Minutes||The developmental impact of delayed mobility/mobility restrictions|
|30-45 Minutes||What does the evidence say? Using the ICF to explore the benefits of early power mobility training and use for 3 different types of power mobility learners|
|45-60 Minutes||Introducing power mobility to infants and toddlers with mobility delays|
|60-75 Minutes||Developing a power mobility training plan for infants and toddlers with mobility delays|
|75-90 Minutes||Select outcome measures to assess the impact of power mobility training in infants and toddlers with mobility delays|
|90-105 Minutes||Total mobility concepts: How power mobility training and use fits into the overall mobility goals for an infant or toddler with mobility delays|
|105-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Lisa Kenyon, PT, DPT, PhD, PCS
Dr. Kenyon is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Dr. Kenyon heads the Grand Valley Power Mobility Project, an inter-professional research, and service project that provides power mobility training for children and young adults who are not typically considered to be candidates for power mobility use. Dr. Kenyon presents nationally and internationally on topics related to pediatric physical therapist practice and has published multiple journal articles and book chapters pertaining to topics in pediatrics. Dr. Kenyon currently serves on the Committee of Content Experts for the Pediatric Specialty Council of the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties.
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