Date: 02-22-2024 at 4:00 pm ET
Credit: .1 CEU
Speakers: Maryann M. Girardi, PT, DPT, ATP
Standing provides mechanical and sensory inputs needed for growth, development, learning and re-learning motor skills. Individuals who are unable to safely stand due to impairments can experience these inputs using standing technology. This course will discuss the benefits of standing technology and the evidence supporting its use. It will explore the available technology and discuss the implications/contraindications for their use.
- Identify a minimum of 3 impairments that can benefit from the use of standing technology.
- Discuss the available evidence supporting the use of standing technology.
- Compare the attributes of available standing technology.