Pediatric Standing Equipment Indications and Implementation - PT49

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
PT49
(4.5 / 918 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Physical Therapy (1.00 Hour(s))

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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

 
Approval Information
 
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including physical and occupational therapists.
 
Physical therapists: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com or Nurse.com/CE. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at lms.nurse.com and search for this topic title.
 
Relias LLC (formerly OnCourse Learning) is an approved sponsor by the New York State Education Department of CE for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants from 11/16/2018 to 6/11/2019.
 
This activity is provided by the TX Board of PT Examiners Accredited Provider 2202008TX for 02/01/2019 to 02/28/2022 and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.
 
OnCourse Learning is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approved reviewer and provider of continuing competency courses for the state of California for 4/5/10 to 12/31/18. Relias LLC is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approved reviewer and provider of continuing competency courses for the state of California as of 1/1/2019.
 
Relias LLC (formerly OnCourse Learning) is a licensed physical therapy continuing education sponsor (#216.000290) with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation from October 2018 through September 30, 2020.
 
This course has been approved as meeting the continuing education requirements for PTs and PTAs by:
 
Tthe OH PT Association (approval no. 19S0817 for 4/21/19 to 4/21/20).
 
The FL PT Association (approval no. CE19-538966 for 01/01/19 to 12/31/19). Approval of this course does not necessarily imply the FL PT Association supports the views of the presenter or the sponsors.
 
The NJ Board of PT Examiners (approval no. 1801-284 for 02/01/18 to 01/31/20).
 
The MD State Board of PT Examiners for 0.1 CEU for 03/21/13 to 03/21/17.
 
This course has been approved by the NV State Board of PT Examiners for 0.1 units of continuing education for 08/01/18 to 07/31/20.
 
Other states may accept this course for meeting their CE requirements. Check with your state association or board.

Course Originally Released on: 4/15/2013
Date of Most Recent Review: 4/15/2013
Course Termination/Update Date: 12/31/2018

 

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

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

 

For Florida professionals:

This course completion will be electronically reported to CE Broker as required per Florida Statute 456.025(7). Click here to view your CE Broker transcript and check the status of your CE requirements with a FREE 7-day CE Broker trial subscription. It may take up to 24 hours for the course to appear on your CE Broker transcript.

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Robin H - New City, NY  ·  May 01, 2019
Very useful for therapists in a school setting.
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Sandra R - Saranac, NY  ·  Apr 30, 2019
This course was very informative and helpful.
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Dariusz B - Jamaica , NY  ·  Mar 15, 2019
Super ,very informative,easy to understand
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Catherine D - Chapel Hill, NC  ·  Mar 07, 2019
good refresher on available resources for ped equipment
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Filomena M - valhalla, NY  ·  Mar 07, 2019
good review of material
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