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.
Live WebinarThu, 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
- After 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.
- After 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.
- After 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.
|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|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q &A|
Ashley Fogle, PT, DPT
Ashley Fogle, PT, DPT, CPST is a pediatric physical therapist who is a certified Child Passenger Safety Technician with training in providing transportation for children with special health care needs. Ashley serves as a Louisiana Child Passenger Safety Task Force Coordinator and is also a Certified Instructor for the National Curriculum: "Safe Travel for All Children: Transporting Children with Special Health Care Needs. Ashley provides ongoing local and national level education on safe transportation for individuals with special needs, to include travel in adaptive transportation systems and in wheelchairs
Danielle Morris, PT, DPT, PCS, CPST, C/NDT
Danielle Morris, PT, DPT, PCS, CPST, is a pediatric physical therapist who is a certified Child Passenger Safety Technician with training in providing transportation for children with special health care needs. Danielle serves as a Louisiana Child Passenger Safety Task Force Coordinator and is also a Certified Instructor for the National Curriculum: "Safe Travel for All Children: Transporting Children with Special Health Care Needs. Danielle provides ongoing local and national level education on safe transportation for individuals with special needs, to include travel in adaptive transportation systems and in wheelchairs
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American Occupational Therapy Association
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