Practical Application Of Ergonomic Principles: Preventing Musculoskeletal Disorders In New Mothers

Course: #4335Level: Introductory1 Hour 394 Reviews
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This presentation will explore the ergonomic risk factors associated with caring for a baby while looking at postpartum mothers as a specialized population. Practical strategies to prevent or reduce the occurrence of musculoskeletal disorders will be discussed.

Course created on August 8, 2019

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Course Type: Video, Text

CEUs/PDUs Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, Category 1: Domain Of OT - Activity Demands; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-733588; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Health And Wellness

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list physiological and psychological factors that make mothers a specialized population for occupational therapy intervention.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list ergonomic risk factors present when postpartum mothers are performing childcare related tasks.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to discuss a prevention and/or health promotion approach to caregiving for young infants/children and practical strategies for postpartum mothers to implement.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Overview of postpartum concerns and recognizing mothers as special population for OT
10-15 Minutes Overview of MSDs related to child rearing/care of others
15-25 Minutes Discussion of ergonomic risk factors related to child rearing/care of others
25-35 Minutes Analysis of prevention and health promotion model vs. rehabilitative
35-40 Minutes General recommendations to promote the reduction of MSDs during child care tasks
40-55 Minutes Practical application: Examples for specific activities
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q & A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Sara Loesche received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: Sara Loesche has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

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American Occupational Therapy Association

American Occupational Therapy Association

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved CE provider #7659 by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This course is offered for 0.1 CEUs (Introductory level, Category 1: Domain of OT - Activity Demands Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.


CE Broker

CE Broker

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.0 hours, Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, or South Carolina, CE Broker may be of interest to you.


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA OccupationalTherapy.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.


National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 1.25 NBCOT PDUs (Beginner level, Health and Wellness Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.