Safe and Dignified Travel for Individuals Who Use Wheelchairs in Cars and Buses

Course: #4310Level: Introductory2 Hours
Live WebinarThu, Jul 25, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT

Children with special needs are at an increased risk for injury when traveling in vehicles while seated in wheelchairs. Class participants will explore design features and accessories of wheelchairs and wheelchair securement systems that will improve positioning and safety during transportation.

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Live Webinar

Thu, Jul 25, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT

CEUs/PDUs Offered: AOTA/0.2 Introductory, Category 1: Domain Of OT - Context And Environment; CE Broker/2.0 Live, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), 726936; IACET/0.2; NBCOT/2.5 Beginner, Pediatrics

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify and select at least 3 state and federal laws, and voluntary rules, regulations, and guidelines that influence decision making in travel for individuals who use wheelchairs.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to select at least 5 wheelchair features and accessories, and 3 vehicle features and securement methods that promote safe transportation for individuals who use wheelchairs.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe at least 5 barriers and 3 transportation options through research investigation and develop potential solutions to promote safe and dignified travel for individuals who use wheelchairs.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Overview of travel and therapist role
10-40 Minutes Federal safety standards, law, and best practice for transportation
40-60 Minutes Postural supports and transportation
60-75 Minutes Therapist roles
75-85 Minutes Other transportation options
85-90 Minutes Child passenger safety technicians
90-105 Minutes Securement of wheelchair
105-110 Minutes Barriers/Misuse
110-115 Minutes Advocacy
115-120 Minutes Summary, Q &A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Ashley Fogle and Danielle Morris have received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: Ashley Fogle and Danielle Morris have no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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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 0.2 CEUs (Introductory level, Category 1: Domain of OT - Context and Environment 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 2.0 hours, Live, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), 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 0.2 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 2.5 NBCOT PDUs (Beginner level, Pediatrics Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.