This course will provide the clinical information needed to evaluate clients for seating and mobility needs within a long term care setting. Clinical information on the evaluation, subsequent recommendations, special considerations and strategies for staff training/follow up will also be discussed.
Course created on August 9, 2017
Course Type: Video, Text
CEUs/PDUs Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Intervention; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC); IACET/0.1; NBCOT/1.25 Beginner, Rehabilitation; RESNA/0.1 Introductory
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the postural abnormalities of individuals within seating evident in long term care settings.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize the impact of a poor sitting posture for individuals in long term care settings.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the contribution of a seating assessment and provision of the prescribed seating equipment in reducing pressure ulcers.
|5-15 Minutes||Overview of the LTC setting|
|15-30 Minutes||Geriatric considerations in seating/mobility needs|
|30-45 Minutes||Wheelchair evolution: Can you stretch a wheelchair past its prime?|
|45-55 Minutes||Team work and seating/mobility needs|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Vikram Pagpatan, MS, OTR/L, ATP
Vikram is a practicing occupational therapist within the Veterans Administration Hospitals of New York City and holds a specialization in the area of assistive technology. Vikram also operates a private assistive technology consultation company and is presently a faculty professor at the Downstate campus of the State University of New York.
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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 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Intervention Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
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
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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, Rehabilitation Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.
Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America
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