Poster Session  |   November 2018
The Infant Position Assessment Tool and a Unit Protocol to Improve Interdisciplinary Developmental Positioning
Author Affiliations
  • Good Shepherd Penn Partners, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Article Information
Pediatric Evaluation and Intervention / Basic Research
Poster Session   |   November 2018
The Infant Position Assessment Tool and a Unit Protocol to Improve Interdisciplinary Developmental Positioning
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211505138p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO6041
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211505138p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO6041
Abstract

Date Presented 4/20/2018

Age-appropriate, supportive positioning is proven to positively affect infant neurodevelopmental outcomes. However, positioning is inconsistently performed in many units. Education and implementation of a positioning bundle can improve outcomes assessed with the Infant Position Assessment Tool.

Primary Author and Speaker: Meredith Antanavage

Contributing Authors: Jessica Barber, Nicole Rudolph, Whitney Zachritz