Considerations for Adolescents on Adult Inpatient Rehabilitation Units - Webinar 9/12/19

Sep 12, 2019 12:00pm -
Sep 12, 2019 01:00pm
(GMT-5)
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Event Description

Title: Considerations for Adolescents on Adult Inpatient Rehabilitation Units
Date: September 12, 2019
Time: 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm EDT

Each year, inpatient rehab units within adult facilities probably has an adolescent referred to their programs.  Some programs have strict age-based admission criteria that stipulate only 18 an above.  Other programs will define age 16 and above.  And others 12 and above. Many times, we only admit a few adolescents each year. We should ask ourselves, “Is our facility prepared to adequately address adolescent needs and issues to ensure optimal outcomes?”. In this webinar, we will help you answer this question.

 

Learning Objectives:

  • Define adolescence and developmental characteristics that may be expected from this population
  • Discuss the standards of care by the World Health Organization for children and adolescents in healthcare facilities
  • Describe key considerations when admitting adolescent patients into an adult rehabilitation unit
  • Explain required CARF standards for inpatient rehab units with no pediatric specialty programs

 

Instructional Level: Various

Speaker:

Sue Harlow, OTD, OT/L

 

Disclosures

Webinar presenter Sue Harlow has disclosed relevant financial and nonfinancial relationships as follows:

No disclosures to report at this time. 

 


Event Type:Webinar
Early registration ends on Sep 12, 2019.
Regular registration starts on Sep 13, 2019 and ends on Sep 13, 2019.
Late registration starts on Sep 14, 2019.
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