Pediatric Standing Equipment Indications and Implementation - OT49

Pediatric Standing Equipment Indications and Implementation

by Jonathan Greenwood, PT, MS, c/NDT, CEIS, PCS and Mary Ann Wilmarth, PT, DPT, MS, OCS, MTC, Cert MDT
OT49
(4.3 / 186 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Occupational Therapy (0.10 AOTA CEU)

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Summary:

Children with neuromuscular conditions often rely on adaptive equipment to enhance function, prevent progression of secondary impairments and increase independence. One device recommended in children who are non-ambulatory or present with limited independent standing and require significant assist for transfers is a standing frame or stander. Pediatric standing and weight bearing programs are prescribed based on many factors, including clinician preference, patient tolerance, environmental limitations and best available evidence that either supports or refutes the medical necessity of standing. 

Objectives:

This continuing education program is for physical and occupational therapists who work with children presenting neuromuscular impairments, progressive and degenerative diseases, and other conditions that may benefit from standing and weight-bearing programs. After studying the material presented here, you will be able to:
  • Identify child who may benefit from a standing program
  • Prescribe an effective standing program
  • Integrate best available evidence to implement a standing program in a child’s home or school
 
Content Level: Intermediate
Instructional Method: Online Course — Narrative
 
Content Focus
Occupational Therapy Process: Evaluation
Occupational Therapy Process: Intervention
Occupational Therapy Process: Outcomes
 

Approval Information
 
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including physical and occupational therapists.
 
Occupational therapists: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
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OnCourse Learning is an approved provider of continuing education for occupational therapists by the American Occupational Therapy Association. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.
 
OnCourse Learning is also accredited by the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy (provider # FBN 50-1489).
 

Course Originally Released on: 4/15/2013
Date of Most Recent Review: 4/15/2013
Course Termination/Update Date: 4/15/2016

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

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Carrie B - Lancaster, CA  ·  Nov 05, 2017
The pictures on phone were blurry. I think on desktop they would have been fine
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Monica J - Davis, CA  ·  Oct 06, 2017
Very useful overview of important considerations related to use of standing frames with pediatric population. Information present in a clear, concise manner.
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kim L - Abilene, TX  ·  Aug 27, 2017
Evidenced based recommendations will assist in justification to insurance copies and families that question need for equipment.
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Lauren S - Gloversville, NY  ·  Jul 26, 2017
Good presentation of topic material. Easy to read and understand.
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Briana H - Lockport, NY  ·  Jul 20, 2017
This has greatly enhanced my professional knowledge and increased my awareness of adaptive equipment. I look forward to using this knowledge in my career.
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