Pediatric seating and mobility equipment are not simply smaller than equipment designed for adults. This course will present the importance of pediatric positioning, clinical considerations, how to determine if a child is positioned adequately, as well as alternative positioning. A detailed case study will pull all the information together in a practical way.
Course created on March 16, 2023
Course Type: Recorded Webinar, Text/Transcript
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; OK/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
- After this course, participants will be able to analyze 3 pediatric specific considerations in wheelchair seating.
- After this course, participants will be able to evaluate if a child is positioned adequately in their seating system and if they have outgrown their seating system.
- After this course, participants will be able to analyze 3 alternative positioning systems used in the pediatric population.
|5-30 Minutes||The Importance of Positioning, Pediatric Seating Considerations|
|30-60 Minutes||Determining if the Child is Positioned Appropriately|
|60-70 Minutes||Determining if a Child Has Outgrown Their Seating System|
|70-100 Minutes||Alternative Positioning Systems|
|100-115 Minutes||Case Study|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary; Q & A|
OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Michelle Lange is an occupational therapist with over 35 years of experience and has been in private practice, at Access to Independence for over 15 years. She is a well-respected lecturer, both nationally and internationally, and has authored numerous texts, chapters, and articles. She is the co-editor of Seating and Wheeled Mobility: a clinical resource guide. She is the former NRRTS Continuing Education Curriculum Coordinator and Clinical Editor of NRRTS Directions magazine. Michelle is a RESNA Fellow and member of the Clinician Task Force. Michelle is a RESNA certified ATP and SMS.
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