Date: 07-25-2023 at 4:oo pm ET
Credit: .1 CEU
Speakers: William Danner, OT, MOT/L, CPST Stefanie Laurence, BScOT, OT Reg. (Ont), RRTS
Learning Level: Intermediate
Safe vehicle transit is often a forgotten piece in the 24-hour positioning plan, despite travel often consuming hours. Adaptive car seats when appropriately prescribed, fitted, and installed create a safe and secure environment for patients with complex medical and/or behavioral needs while working to promote proper alignment and prohibit destructive postures. Whether in the United States or Canada, best outcomes are a result of collaboration between the Equipment Vendor and the OT, PT, and Child Passenger Safety Technicians (CPST) to ensure the most current legal products across the transportation continuum are considered
- Define 24-hour positioning and the functional application to adaptive car seats to meet client needs.
- List Special Needs Car Seats available in the United States versus Canada
- Describe the components of proper fit and installation of an adaptive car seat.