Join us on August 6th from 12-2 PM PDT for the final Part of the School Webinar 4-Part Series 

Education experts Lynda Reagan, PT, and Julie Kobak, MA, CCC-SLP will present the last of four free Continuing Education Unit (CEU) credit webinars on, The Use of Complex Rehab Equipment in the School Setting.

Attendees have the option of attending the course to earn Free CEU credits or to participate without earning credit. If you are interested in attending but cannot make the live webinar, we will email you the link to the recording. Recorded webinars are not offered for CEU’s.

In this final part of a four-part series, the focus will be on safe student lifting and transfers in the school setting. Ergonomics, biomechanics, safe physical management, lifting, positioning, transfers, and transfer training is essential in school practice, especially for students with physical, multiple and/or complex disabilities.  Presenters will use case studies with pictures and videos to provide examples of appropriate equipment and technique for four commonly encountered lift/transfer situations in the school setting.  This series will be concluded with an overview of strategies and recommendations for staff training and equipment program management as well as resources and options for funding and acquiring equipment.

Register Here: Follow this link to register for The Use of Complex Rehab Equipment in the School Setting webinar.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. List three considerations when developing a safe lifting/transfer plan in the school setting.
  2. Identify appropriate equipment options for the four commonly encountered lift/transfer situations in school-based practice.
  3. Explain at least three considerations for providing school-staff training on use of complex rehab equipment including lift/transfer devices.
  4. List at least three equipment funding/procurement options and resources.

Meet the Presenters: Click on the presenter’s name to see full biography and credentials.

Lynda Reagan, PT
Newton County Georgia School District
Step in Time Therapy, LLC

Julie Kobak, MA, CCC-SLP
Etac- North America
Marketing and Education Manager

CEU information:

NRRTSCE is certifying the educational contact hours of the program and by doing so is in no way endorsing any specific content, company, or product. The information presented in this program may represent only a sample of appropriate interventions. As an IACET Accredited Provider, The National Registry of Rehabilitation Technology Suppliers offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard. Approval for .2 CEUs for this course is pending.

The Texas Board of Physical Therapy Association has approved for 2 CCUs for this course.

The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy recognizes the successful completion of education (e.g., workshops, seminars, lectures, online courses, or conference) with an assessment component at the end of the program provided by IACET-authorized providers.

 

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